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12:49 Jan 16, 2002
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Telecom(munications) / Telecommunications
English term or phrase: hype
It's me again. I'm doing this funny translation about net phones... I can come up with "moda" but, can anyone think of a more informal and cyber-friendly word in Spanish for "hype". Thanks a lot :-D
maria
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1bombo publicitario
Hazel Whiteley
4barullo, entusiasmo, locura por algo
David Meléndez Tormen
1boom publicitario
Bernardo Ortiz


  

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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
bombo publicitario


Explanation:
O también la publicidad, la locura publicitaria, el furor (cuando algo está muy de moda se dice que ha hecho furor)


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Hazel Whiteley
Local time: 15:45
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 24

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agree  Andrea Bullrich: furor es buena
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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
barullo, entusiasmo, locura por algo


Explanation:
Hi,

Take a look at this glossary entry from an Argentine site. I think it's quite good.

hype: (inglés)(pronunciado /jaip/) Barullo, el ruido, el entusiasmo que genera una nueva teoría, un nuevo producto, una nueva tecnología.

http://www.mercado.com.ar/mercado/glosario/H.asp


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David Meléndez Tormen
Spain
Local time: 16:45
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1 day 14 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 1/5Answerer confidence 1/5
boom publicitario


Explanation:
Exageración; mensaje
comercial en el cual se
exagera las descripciones
y se distorsiona la verdad
promocionar con
exageración, exagerar
Hiper-Mensaje


Bernardo Ortiz
Colombia
Local time: 10:45
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