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seven-layer liqueur things


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11:23 May 24, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: seven-layer liqueur things
brandy Alexanders, creme de cacao frappes, gimlets, flaming punch-bowls... seven-layer liqueur things.
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Summary of answers provided
naCócteles de siete licores
Silvia Sassone
nacocteles con siete capas de licoresLeonardo Lamarche
nacosas con siete capas de licoresRobert Anderson



1 hr
cosas con siete capas de licores

As suggested by someone else, it would be a good idea to check the standard translation of the play, unless, of course, you are doing a new translation of the entire piece for some reason, in which case you have license to do it your way.

Robert Anderson
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cocteles con siete capas de licores

Opino que sería mejor reforzar el texto con la palabra cocteles. Aunnque si el contexto original tiene un poco de sarcasmo, creo que se podría decir:"...menjurjes con siete capas de licores".

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Cócteles de siete licores

Es evidente que se trata de una mezcla infernal de licores. Silvia (Argentina)

Silvia Sassone
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A bilingual bartender friend of mine said that it is a drink made with 4 different types of liquor, you use a spoon to make the alcohol go to the bottom of the glass, though it is only made with 4 types of liquor the mix of the colors gives the impression of 7 different colors of layers.

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