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виновник торжества

English translation: hero of the occasion

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Russian term or phrase:виновник торжества
English translation:hero of the occasion
Entered by: gleb grigoriev
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03:33 Jul 26, 2001
Russian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Russian term or phrase: виновник торжества
understandably, no context needed
gleb grigoriev
hero of the occasion
Explanation:
hero of the occasion
Lingvo 7.0

... Hero Of The Occasion (334K .au sound clip). TWENTY CENT CRUSH. "A Little Fortune And Fame" (382K .au sound clip). ...
www.audities.com/audities/snd/listen.htm

... Westerveld, not exactly earning the safest of reputations this week, was undoubtedly their hero on this occasion through a series of superb interventions. ...
www.soccernet.com/england/news/2001/0520/20010520cafcvlfcre...

'The hero of the occasion, according to Balanchine and myself, was (Constant) Lambert; he had a ...
www.ballet.co.uk/nov97/year_1949.htm
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Natalie
Poland
Local time: 00:19
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naculprit of the (temporary) gloryDrSantos
nahero of the occasion
Natalie


  

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6 mins
hero of the occasion


Explanation:
hero of the occasion
Lingvo 7.0

... Hero Of The Occasion (334K .au sound clip). TWENTY CENT CRUSH. "A Little Fortune And Fame" (382K .au sound clip). ...
www.audities.com/audities/snd/listen.htm

... Westerveld, not exactly earning the safest of reputations this week, was undoubtedly their hero on this occasion through a series of superb interventions. ...
www.soccernet.com/england/news/2001/0520/20010520cafcvlfcre...

'The hero of the occasion, according to Balanchine and myself, was (Constant) Lambert; he had a ...
www.ballet.co.uk/nov97/year_1949.htm

Natalie
Poland
Local time: 00:19
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
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culprit of the (temporary) glory


Explanation:
Natalie's "hero of (for) the occasion" is acceptable. However the the literary "flavour" (meaning) is important.
There is a play with words here "culprit of the (temporary) glory". In reality, nobody can be a "culprit" of "glory, triumph". It is a poetic, literary, "free" expression - a contradiction a "culprit" of a "triumph"? "Hero of the occasion" foregoes all literary flavour of this beautiful literary paradox.


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DrSantos
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