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English translation: fad/flash in the pan/short lived trend

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Italian term or phrase:moda passeggera
English translation:fad/flash in the pan/short lived trend
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14:52 Jan 20, 2001
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Italian term or phrase: moda passeggera
Non sarà una moda passeggera?
pietra
ma a che cosa si riferisce?
Explanation:
al turismo enogastronomico?
Tanti i modi per tradurlo:
Is it a short-lived trend?
Is it a durable trend?
Is it just a flash in the pan? (piu' colloquiale)
Saluti
Paola L M

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CLS Lexi-tech
Local time: 02:23
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moda che si riferisce al vino
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Summary of answers provided
natemporary/momentary/transitory fashion
Elisa Capelão
nama a che cosa si riferisce?
CLS Lexi-tech
naFad / passing fashion
Jasmina


  

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13 mins
Fad / passing fashion


Explanation:
Moda:
... (costume passeggero) vogue; (passing) fashion; fad



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Jasmina
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:23
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 107

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MaryAnn Diorio, PhD, MFA
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19 mins
ma a che cosa si riferisce?


Explanation:
al turismo enogastronomico?
Tanti i modi per tradurlo:
Is it a short-lived trend?
Is it a durable trend?
Is it just a flash in the pan? (piu' colloquiale)
Saluti
Paola L M



CLS Lexi-tech
Local time: 02:23
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 1505
Grading comment
moda che si riferisce al vino
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1 hr
temporary/momentary/transitory fashion


Explanation:
all of the above are correct...
BUT
the word FASHION itself already suggests something that will pass, is shortlived...
so the truth is that you dont really need an extra adjectiv in order to classify it as something temporary...

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Elisa Capelão
Local time: 07:23
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 12
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