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English term or phrase:Defensive
Spanish translation:persona que siempre está a la defensiva
Entered by: Lydia De Jorge
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09:07 Oct 21, 2006
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Psychology / Perfiles de deportistas
English term or phrase: Defensive
Hola a todos:

sigo traduciendo el texto sobre personalidades para deportistas y me
encuentro con la siguiente frase:

"By nature you are a defensive and objective person".

Más adelante hablará también de "offensive person".

No sé si se refiere a ser un "defensa" o un "atacante" por
naturaleza (ya que estamos hablando de deportistas), si habla en un
sentido más social y describe a personas "a la defensiva", o si por
el contrario hacer referencia a un concepto más ambigüo que tal vez
no tenga traducción en español. Una persona "defensiva" u "ofensiva"
en su forma de actuar. Retraida, con poca iniciativa en el primer
caso, y valiente y decidida en el segundo.
Creo que lo mejor sería dejar una traducción literal: "persona
defensiva", pero tampoco tiene mucho sentido en castellano.

Muchas gracias,
Francisco
Francisco Mar Rubio
Switzerland
Local time: 10:02
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defensive
persona que siempre está a la defensiva


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Lydia De Jorge
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