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Spanish translation: comentarios interpersonales

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14:17 Jun 5, 2000
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: word-of-mouth
If the job-seeker can't speak or read English, how does he or she find opportunities, except through word-of-mouth in the isolated community in which s/he lives?
Bradley Prescott
Spanish translation:comentarios interpersonales
Explanation:
"... excepto por comentarios interpersonales en la aislada comunidad en la que vive"
Regards!
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two2tango
Argentina
Local time: 07:15
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Thank you for your help. I believe that in the context I have and gave, yours was the most fitting translation.

Where are you located, by the way (if you don't mind saying)?

Thanks again,
Bradley Prescott
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Summary of answers provided
naRecomendacion verbalbhowen
nacomentarios callejerosElpmore
napasar la voz + comentarios
Sol
naboca a boca
Ana Fernandez Presa
nade boca en boca, correrse la voz, de palabra
Victòria Peñafiel Mengual
nade palabraanac
nacomentarios interpersonales
two2tango
naverbalmente, oralmenteJesús Paredes


  

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13 mins
verbalmente, oralmente


Explanation:
"through word of mouth": verbalmente, oralmente.

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Jesús Paredes
Local time: 06:15
PRO pts in pair: 302
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14 mins
de palabra


Explanation:
we were informed by word of mouth - nos informaron de palabra
2001 spanish and english idioms by Eugene Savaiano

anac
United States
Local time: 05:15
PRO pts in pair: 20
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15 mins
comentarios interpersonales


Explanation:
"... excepto por comentarios interpersonales en la aislada comunidad en la que vive"
Regards!

two2tango
Argentina
Local time: 07:15
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 3502
Grading comment
Thank you for your help. I believe that in the context I have and gave, yours was the most fitting translation.

Where are you located, by the way (if you don't mind saying)?

Thanks again,
Bradley Prescott
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15 mins
de boca en boca, correrse la voz, de palabra


Explanation:
En este ejemplo concreto podría traducirse como: "...cómo puede encontrar oportunidades (de trabajo) si no es porque se transmiten de boca en boca en la comunidad aislada en la que vive?" o bien:
"...cómo puede encontrar oportunidades (de trabajo) si no es porque se corre la voz en la comunidad aislada en la que vive?"

Victòria Peñafiel Mengual
Spain
Local time: 11:15
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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18 mins
boca a boca


Explanation:
Ej. Los rumores se transmitieron boca a boca

Ana Fernandez Presa
Spain
Local time: 11:15
PRO pts in pair: 33
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50 mins
Recomendacion verbal


Explanation:
Usualmente se utiliza cuando "se riega la voz" de que un restaurant, tienda, traductor, etc. es muy bueno.

bhowen
Local time: 05:15
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 29
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1 day 21 mins
comentarios callejeros


Explanation:
Meaning 'people talk' o lo que dice la gente: 'de boba en boca'.

Elpmore
PRO pts in pair: 14
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1 day 6 hrs
pasar la voz + comentarios


Explanation:
"Word of mouth" en este párrafo no dice solamente la manera en que alguien se entera de las ofertas de empleo; también dice que le hace saber a los demás que está buscando trabajo.
"Si la persona que busca empleo no puede hablar o leer en inglés, ¿cómo encuentra las oportunidades de trabajo si no es pasando la voz en la comunidad aislada en que vive?


Sol
United States
Local time: 05:15
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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