bombachas de gaucho

22:16 Feb 9, 2012
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Spanish term or phrase: bombachas de gaucho
Tengo que traducir éste texto: "Le dicen “Marcelo Ugly”; en realidad, su apellido no es “Ugly” sino algo parecido, pero lo llaman “Ugly” porque quiere decir feo en inglés y porque, justamente, lindo no es. Se viste mal: su estilo es entre hippie y desaliñado (usa bombachas de gaucho y remeras con estampas indígenas). Además escucha música bajonera como folklore o tangos. Cuando me lo imagino en un recital de Horacio Guaraní, borracho, babeándose y cantando, me quiero pegar un tiro."
Mi traducción es ésta:
"They call him `Marcellus Feo´ actually his last name is not `Feo´ but something similar. But people call him like this because it means `ugly´ in Spanish and because he is not precisely nice-looking. He dresses badly – his way of dressing is like hippie and untidy - he wears baggy trousers and t-shirts with indigenous stamps on it. He also listens to dismal music, like Argentinean folklore or tango. Every time I think of him in a concert of Horacio Guaraní, completely drunk, dribbling himself and singing, I really want to kill myself.”
Quisiera saber si está acorde al texto solicitado o deberíarevisar alguna parte.
Muchas gracias

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4 +1Sí, 'baggy trousers' está muy bien en el contexto. También puedes usar... (ver Explanation)
José Julián
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bombachas de gauchos
Karin Steifensand



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Sí, 'baggy trousers' está muy bien en el contexto. También puedes usar... (ver Explanation)

'loose-fitting trousers', 'bombachas' o 'gaucho pants'. Saludos

José Julián
Local time: 01:45
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

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agree  Marina56: ok
11 hrs
  -> Gracias, Marina
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I would suggest: "gaucho pants", because it has to do with the Argentinean culture and this guy seems to be somehow connected with it (music, Horacio Guaraní etc.)

Karin Steifensand
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in SpanishSpanish

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agree  Marina56: ok
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