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Marcelino era el rey de la casa de la que apenas habia salido alguna vez,

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21:57 Apr 9, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Spanish term or phrase: Marcelino era el rey de la casa de la que apenas habia salido alguna vez,
story about a boy
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Summary of answers provided
naMarcelino was the king of the house, which he had scarcely
Parrot
naMarcelino was king of the house from which he scarcely set footxxxEen
nawas the king in /reigned over/ruled in this houseAlbert Golub
naMarcelino was the king of the/this house he had very scarcely/seldom/hardly ever leftAlbert Golub


  

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1 hr
Marcelino was the king of the/this house he had very scarcely/seldom/hardly ever left


Explanation:
OR he had almost left once
ALGUNA VEZ is a singular so it looks like he nearly left it once!
would be different with algunas veces

Albert Golub
Local time: 06:34
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 146

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xxxEen
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2 hrs
was the king in /reigned over/ruled in this house


Explanation:
alternatives
suerte

Albert Golub
Local time: 06:34
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 146

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xxxEen
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3 hrs
Marcelino was king of the house from which he scarcely set foot


Explanation:
It sounds to me like the start of a children's story, so my English version retains this child-friendly rhythm


    Experience in translating Spanish fiction
xxxEen
Local time: 05:34
PRO pts in pair: 9

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Albert Golub
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5 hrs
Marcelino was the king of the house, which he had scarcely


Explanation:
ever left...

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 06:34
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7645
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