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English translation: gallery owners

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11:25 Nov 16, 2013
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting
Polish term or phrase: galerzyści
Jak ocalić indywidualność w świecie, w którym wyrachowani galerzyści próbują spekulować kupionymi za 200 pln pracami studentów III roku
makawa
Local time: 23:33
English translation:gallery owners
Explanation:
czy szukasz jednowyrazowego tlumaczenia?
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Joanna Carroll
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:33
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
3 +3gallery owners
Joanna Carroll
4 +1shady/unscupulous/sordid art peddlers
Frank MacroJanus
4smooth gallery operatorsPolangmar
3gallery managersxxxGeorge BuLah


Discussion entries: 8





  

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +3
gallery owners


Explanation:
czy szukasz jednowyrazowego tlumaczenia?

Joanna Carroll
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:33
Works in field
Native speaker of: Polish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Selected automatically based on peer agreement.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  LilianNekipelov: Yes.
4 mins
  -> Dzieki :)

agree  Frank MacroJanus: I think this is the right choice. (Let me, though, suggest a wider term as well.)
7 mins
  -> thanks!

neutral  Polangmar: Wydaje mi się, że niekoniecznie właściciele - oni często wynajmują lokale organizatorom wystaw.
3 hrs

agree  xxxGeorge BuLah: Askerka dołoży sobie np. "mercenary" i razem jest miodzio nad miodziami
5 hrs
  -> :)
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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
shady/unscupulous/sordid art peddlers


Explanation:
With the benefit of the additional clue, I am proposing "art peddlers."
If they are also cheats, then they are also art swindlers.

For honest ones, gallery owners is fine. Art dealers is more comprehensive.

Example sentence(s):
  • Not one to usually accept the kindness of strangers I looked over to the left only to see the young art peddler from outside smiling at me
  • You are not an art peddler: you are an art dealer, which requires a relationship on an ongoing basis.
Frank MacroJanus
United States
Local time: 17:33
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 59

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxGeorge BuLah: ! Idealnie oddaje całą okoliczność. Nie trzeba już używać np. "wyrachowani (...)". || Right. You gave anyway a brilliant, ready to apply, in the context, phrase.
2 hrs
  -> Thanks, JacaZwawa. "Shady" applies to all things in the "murky" region between the right and wrong. I, however, hope it is a thin line.
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5 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
wyrachowani galerzyści
smooth gallery operators


Explanation:
operator
3. a person or company that operates a particular business
4. someone who is good at achieving things by persuading people to help or agree with them:
He may not look it, but Newman is a smooth operator (=someone who is good at persuading people but who you feel you cannot trust).
http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/operator

"Smooth operator" to idiomatyczne wyrażenie - po dodaniu "gallery" uzyskujemy dwuznaczne, ale przejrzyście dwuznaczne, sformułowanie, chyba dobrze wpasowujące się w kontekst.

Polangmar
Poland
Local time: 23:33
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 131
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7 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
gallery managers


Explanation:
http://www.prospects.ac.uk/commercial_art_gallery_manager_jo...

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Note added at 7 hrs (2013-11-16 19:15:48 GMT)
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(...) calculated gallery managers (...)

xxxGeorge BuLah
Poland
Local time: 23:33
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 24
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