si las cosas hubiesen seguido su curso usual, habrian conseguido

02:16 Apr 13, 2005
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
Spanish term or phrase: si las cosas hubiesen seguido su curso usual, habrian conseguido
si las cosas hubiesen seguido su curso usual, habrian conseguido colocarse, sin duda, fuera de la tirania opresevia de las leyes criminales.
deborah


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5 +1if things had run their normal course, they would have been able to
Henry Hinds
5had things taken their usual course
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if things had run their normal course, they would have been able to


Explanation:
si las cosas hubiesen seguido su curso usual, habrian conseguido = if things had run their normal course, they would have been able to

Henry Hinds
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agree  Refugio: Hi Henry, I have referred the asker to the original English text of Tales of the Pampas. Don't know why she is back-translating.
2 hrs
  -> Gracias, Ruth, it's good that you know it's from "Tales of the Pampas", that really helps!
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had things taken their usual course


Explanation:
they would, no doubt, have succeeded in placing themselves beyond the oppressive tyranny of the criminal laws.

http://www.eldritchpress.org/whh/ombu.htm

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