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14:36 Sep 5, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: to groom
Not in the personal or animal hygiene context, but as in "grooming someone to be his successor".
smudge
Spanish translation:preparar
Explanation:
Está preparándolo para que sea su sucesor.
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Henry Hinds
United States
Local time: 06:36
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Summary of answers provided
na +11preparar
Henry Hinds
na +1puliendoTrinidad
naEntrenando (preparando para...)Jairo Contreras-López
naaleccionar o instruir
César Cornejo Fuster


  

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7 mins peer agreement (net): +11
preparar


Explanation:
Está preparándolo para que sea su sucesor.


    Exp.
Henry Hinds
United States
Local time: 06:36
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 16449
Grading comment
Graded automatically based on peer agreement. KudoZ.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Virgilio Chavez-De la Torre
5 mins

agree  Cecilia Gowar: Estoy de acuerdo, también por experiencia y por ser hispanohablante nativa que vive en Inglaterra desde hace varios años
6 mins

agree  Fayou
19 mins

agree  Patricia Lutteral
36 mins

agree  Katherine Matles
42 mins

agree  Andrea Bullrich
51 mins

agree  xxxlefki
1 hr

agree  olv10siq
8 hrs

agree  Davorka Grgic
10 hrs

agree  Cecilia Castro de Anderson
1 day 40 mins

agree  Dora O'Malley
12 days
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3 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
puliendo


Explanation:
pulir en este sentido se acerca más al sentido del inglés que el simple ¨preparar¨. Se pulen también los modales de una persona y aquí se puede incluso pulir el carácter o la personalidad para devenir sucesor de alguien.

Trinidad
PRO pts in pair: 18

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Andrea Bullrich: Good one, but it's a limitation, I guess we'd need a bit more context : )
18 mins
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11 hrs
aleccionar o instruir


Explanation:
Otra posibilidad, parecida a la anterior.

César Cornejo Fuster
Local time: 14:36
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 72
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13 hrs
Entrenando (preparando para...)


Explanation:
Top executives try to pick some special
person to "fill their shoes" when they retire... until recently, in Mexico
it used to be called "El Dedazo"...
"Thou shalt be my successor...".
Folklore...folklore...
Happy translating...!!!!

Jairo Contreras-López
United States
Local time: 06:36
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 276
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