Наполовину нерабочий месяц

English translation: Half of January is lost to work

21:37 Mar 29, 2007
Russian to English translations [PRO]
Marketing - Marketing / Market Research
Russian term or phrase: Наполовину нерабочий месяц
Январь в России из-за особенностей православного церковного календаря, де-факто, - это наполовину нерабочий месяц.

Деловая переписка. Спасибо!
Galina Kovalenko
Local time: 03:10
English translation:Half of January is lost to work
Explanation:
I would avoid any insinuations of "idleness", since people are very busy just not at work!
Selected response from:

Andrew Sabak
United States
Local time: 19:10
Grading comment
Thanx
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
4 +3Half of January is lost to work
Andrew Sabak


  

Answers


9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
Half of January is lost to work


Explanation:
I would avoid any insinuations of "idleness", since people are very busy just not at work!

Andrew Sabak
United States
Local time: 19:10
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
Thanx

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Faina Furman: Красиво!
2 mins
  -> Thanks, Faina!

agree  Olga Cartlidge
8 mins
  -> Thanks, Olga!

agree  Roman Bardachev: the other way around methinks, lost to celebrating
36 mins
  -> Thanks, Roman!

neutral  Jack Doughty: This could mean that with half the month spent celebrating, what a pity the other half is lost to work!
1 hr
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)



Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs (or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.

KudoZ™ translation help

The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.


See also:

Your current localization setting

English

Select a language

Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search