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English to Spanish translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase:Pinkerton man
Se trata de una novela histórica romántica. El protagonista, un highlander escocés debe proteger a una dama. Para ello, piensa en contratar a alguien, ya que él está enamorado de ella y no puede hacerlo.
He would hire a protector for her. A Pinkerton man, perhaps. He also knew a high-ranking constable who had recently gone into business for himself, a fine fellow with spotless credentials. Either one would do.
Explanation: Pinkerton is regarded as one of the most competent and thorough of the security consulting firms, with a team of experienced professionals who have ...
The Pinkerton National Detective Agency, usually shortened to the Pinkertons, was a private U.S. security guard and detective agency established by Allan ...
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Más allá de los aportes de quienes contestaron, yo buscaría la forma de mantener la mención a "Pinkerton". Tiene que ver con lo cultural e histórico, le da un toque al texto que se perdería si se simplifica a "detective" solito. Es mi humilde opinión.
Explanation: The Pinkerton National Detective Agency, usually shortened to the Pinkertons, was a private U.S. security guard and detective agency established by Allan Pinkerton in 1850. Pinkerton had become famous when he foiled a plot to assassinate president-elect Abraham Lincoln, who later hired Pinkerton agents for his personal security during the Civil War (Wikipedia)
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