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English translation: burning

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Italian term or phrase:roventi
English translation:burning
Entered by: Grace Anderson
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15:21 Nov 27, 2000
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Italian term or phrase: roventi
gli orrori perpetrati sui confini roventi (dovuti a guerre)
pietra
burning
Explanation:
Una risposta semplice ma efficace. Burning si dice di passione, ma significa anche "in fiamme" e nel contesto assume lo stesso significato figurato del "roventi" italiano.

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Mattia
Local time: 01:29
Grading comment
The problem is there was no fire on the borders, the adjective in the text rather referred to a difficult, tense situation during the war.
However I chose this answer maintianing the ambiguity, since I could not find a better one.
Thank you for your help.
2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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9 hrs
burning


Explanation:
Una risposta semplice ma efficace. Burning si dice di passione, ma significa anche "in fiamme" e nel contesto assume lo stesso significato figurato del "roventi" italiano.



Mattia
Local time: 01:29
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 4
Grading comment
The problem is there was no fire on the borders, the adjective in the text rather referred to a difficult, tense situation during the war.
However I chose this answer maintianing the ambiguity, since I could not find a better one.
Thank you for your help.

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