et le duo va questionner ce qui le fonde.

11:50 Apr 20, 2005
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French to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / stage
French term or phrase: et le duo va questionner ce qui le fonde.
am dividing this question into three parts, as requested. More points to go around! ;-))
"Les deux artistes se font face, chacune va prendre la parole et le duo va questionner ce qui le fonde."
Speaking of a collaboration between a choreographer and a writer, Angiot, known for her scathing autobiographical texts.
David Vaughn
Local time: 14:05


Summary of answers provided
5 +2the duo question what brings them together
Jane Lamb-Ruiz (X)
4 +1and the duet is going to question its very basis
Diane de Cicco
4the ties that bind
TesCor -
3and question what makes them a duo
Gabrielle Lyons


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13 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
and the duet is going to question its very basis


Explanation:
it's an option
Another is
... question what it is that makes it a duet...

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Note added at 35 mins (2005-04-20 12:26:30 GMT)
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I take back \"duet\" (musical), use \"duo\" or \"pair\"

Diane de Cicco
France
Local time: 14:05
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 28

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agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
7 mins
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58 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
and question what makes them a duo


Explanation:
Another take on the same thing...

Gabrielle Lyons
Local time: 13:05
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12
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30 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2
the duo question what brings them together


Explanation:
Note: it does not say: se questionner..

The creative pair face each other, each speaking in turn to question what brings them together.

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Note added at 58 mins (2005-04-20 12:49:31 GMT)
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I think this has to be translated all in context....It\'s difficult to break it up because the pieces can be translated in different ways...

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Note added at 59 mins (2005-04-20 12:50:18 GMT)
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The writer and choreographer face each other on, each speaking in turn to question what brings them together.....

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Note added at 1 hr 1 min (2005-04-20 12:52:01 GMT)
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I don\'t think the English sentence even needs the duo bit....Because I wouldn\'t use the word artists...but what they actually are--in English, there\'s no need for duo or pair. What is important is What Brings Them Together...tha\'t the whole point of the sentence in my view..

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Note added at 1 hr 1 min (2005-04-20 12:52:17 GMT)
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correx above: on stage

Jane Lamb-Ruiz (X)
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 80

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ian Burley (X): Looks like you've got it down nicely, in your note at 59 minutes. Good idea to use their actual professions rather than "artists". I would take out the "on" after "face each other" though.
1 hr
  -> yes: the choreographer and writer face each other ..on was a lapsus graficus...if that exists in Latin..

agree  Dr Sue Levy (X)
3 hrs
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
the ties that bind


Explanation:
and question the ties that bind them

TesCor -
Canada
Local time: 08:05
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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