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les murs

English translation: bricks and mortar ; building itself

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00:18 Oct 16, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
French term or phrase: les murs
"financement partiel de l'achat des murs de la galerie du centre commercial XXX"
Any ideas? Is it necessary even to translate "murs" here?
Mary
Mary Lalevee
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:10
English translation:bricks and mortar ; building itself
Explanation:
I like "premises" which has been suggested by my fellow resident of Crac'h resident (our village is fast becoming a translation Mecca if words translated per capita are taken into account), although I feel that 'premises' might be for smaller properties than your shopping mall.

"bricks and mortar" is probably too familiar for your context ;

"building itself" could work ;

I rather like your idea of putting nothing at all. The more I think about it, anything you could put in would probably be redundant.

Go for it !

Nikki
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Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 05:10
Grading comment
In the end I left it out!!
Thanks again.
Mary
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naThe walls of...
Luis Luis
nabricks and mortar ; building itself
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
nathe premisesLouis RIOUAL


  

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37 mins
the premises


Explanation:
In French commercial law, "les murs" means the busines premises as distinct from other assets such as the goodwill, the lease contract etc.


    French "code de commerce". Nothing in the ususal dictionaries
Louis RIOUAL
Local time: 05:10
PRO pts in pair: 238

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Yolanda Broad

Evert DELOOF-SYS

Fr?d?rique
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1 hr
bricks and mortar ; building itself


Explanation:
I like "premises" which has been suggested by my fellow resident of Crac'h resident (our village is fast becoming a translation Mecca if words translated per capita are taken into account), although I feel that 'premises' might be for smaller properties than your shopping mall.

"bricks and mortar" is probably too familiar for your context ;

"building itself" could work ;

I rather like your idea of putting nothing at all. The more I think about it, anything you could put in would probably be redundant.

Go for it !

Nikki

Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 05:10
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4431
Grading comment
In the end I left it out!!
Thanks again.
Mary

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Yolanda Broad
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5 hrs
The walls of...


Explanation:
"Partial financing to buy the walls of the mall XXX gallery"

Regards.
Luis Luis

Luis Luis
United States
Local time: 22:10
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 35

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Yolanda Broad

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