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English translation: to some extent


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Italian term or phrase:per certi versi
English translation:to some extent
Entered by: milena ferrante
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18:27 Jun 20, 2005
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / cosmetic surgery
Italian term or phrase: versi
Per certi versi sono senza dubbio le pazienti piu facili, anche se il tipo di intervento che richiedono, e' spesso il piu difficile.

Cosmetic breast surgery.
Not sure of 'versi' in this context.

Thank you!
Amy Christie
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:29
they are, to some extent...

something like "somehow" or "in some ways"

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milena ferrante
Local time: 13:29
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Thanks very much!
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3 +5they are, to some extent...
milena ferrante



12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +5
they are, to some extent...


something like "somehow" or "in some ways"

milena ferrante
Local time: 13:29
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
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Thanks very much!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  luskie: per certi versi = in un certo senso
19 mins
  -> mi sembra che ci sia un'altra espressione più precisa ma non mi riesce di ricordarla

agree  Marie-Hélène Hayles: "in some ways" sounds most natural, "to some extent" is more formal. But definitely not "somehow"
43 mins

agree  Linda 969
1 hr

agree  Kimmy: not somehow though!
2 hrs

agree  paolamonaco: con Marie-Helene
3 hrs
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