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a Downing St. spin doctor

Spanish translation: Un vocero autorizado por Downing Street

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14:11 Aug 17, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: a Downing St. spin doctor
related to North Ireland/England relations: "British television viewers enjoyed the sight of a Downing St. spin doctor's bright idea going horribly wrong."
Fernando
Spanish translation:Un vocero autorizado por Downing Street
Explanation:
Downing Street is where the British Prime Minister lives (at # 10). A spin doctor, also named 'spin-meister' is someone whose communiques are biased to serve the source's political agenda. He or she is not necessarily working at the press or media relations office. The spin doctor's aim is targeted at political strategy. Spin doctors usually help craft the strategy but their role isn't confined to strategy. They are the ones doing 'the sales pitch' to the media and public opinion. They are not in the staff payroll, they are usually consultants, very close to the source. In Spanish, they sometimes say 'una fuente autorizada del gobierno...'
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Yvette Camou
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Local time: 12:20
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Summary of answers provided
naUn vocero autorizado por Downing StreetYvette Camou
naestratega político.
Carmen Hernaiz
naun operador político de Downing St.
Patricia Lutteral
naLocuaz?Jaime Aguirre


  

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7 mins
Locuaz?


Explanation:
colloq someone, especially in politics, who tries to influence public opinion by putting a favourable bias on information when it is presented to the public or to the media.
Spanish: que se aprovecha de prejuicios políticos

Espero te dé una buena o mejor idea

Jaime Aguirre
PRO pts in pair: 430
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11 mins
un operador político de Downing St.


Explanation:
El término se refiere a los funcionarios que "operan" sobre los medios de prensa y la opinión pública, para tratar de dar una imagen favorable del político para el cual trabajan.
Suerte con la traducción.

Patricia Lutteral
Argentina
Local time: 16:20
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 1564
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34 mins
estratega político.


Explanation:
...la idea de un estratega político de Downing St., resultó terriblemente mal.

Carmen Hernaiz
Spain
Local time: 21:20
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 765
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46 mins
Un vocero autorizado por Downing Street


Explanation:
Downing Street is where the British Prime Minister lives (at # 10). A spin doctor, also named 'spin-meister' is someone whose communiques are biased to serve the source's political agenda. He or she is not necessarily working at the press or media relations office. The spin doctor's aim is targeted at political strategy. Spin doctors usually help craft the strategy but their role isn't confined to strategy. They are the ones doing 'the sales pitch' to the media and public opinion. They are not in the staff payroll, they are usually consultants, very close to the source. In Spanish, they sometimes say 'una fuente autorizada del gobierno...'

Yvette Camou
Mexico
Local time: 12:20
PRO pts in pair: 101
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