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|Spanish to English translations [PRO]|
Bus/Financial - Finance (general) / Ice Machines
|Spanish term or phrase: dinero paralizado|
|I am currently translating an email correspondence between two engineers and I am having trouble finding the right term for the following phrase: |
"Una vez que ha pasado el verano, no me interesa tener una cortadora y un dinero inmovilizado durante 9 meses."
My translation is as follows:
"Once the summer is over, I have no interest in having money and a saw cutter at a standstill for 9 months."
Please let me know if you have a better suggestion, since I don't think you can have "money at a standstill".
Thanks in advance.
|Local time: 14:22|
Considering the context (and without further context),
I'm *guessing* it's 2 Ice Machine Engineers discussing temporary summer contracts here, and not being happy about it; Thinking along these lines, I would think one is saying to the other: "Once the summer is over, I don't want to be left with cutters in hand, and frozen money for the next 9 months." ("frozen" having a double meaning here, considering their profession - definitely detecting sarcasm).
Again, I stress this is just guesswork...
Selected response from:
James A. Walsh
Local time: 19:22
|Thanks everybody for your help. Sorry for the delay.|
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|Changes made by editors|
|Oct 19, 2010 - Changes made by James A. Walsh:|
|Edited KOG entry||<a href="/profile/76737">BLMS's</a> old entry - "dinero paralizado" » "frozen money"|
|Aug 17, 2010 - Changes made by Laureana Pavon:|
|Field||Tech/Engineering » Bus/Financial|
|Field (specific)||Engineering: Industrial » Finance (general)|
|Aug 17, 2010 - Changes made by Sandra Cifuentes Dowling:|
|Language pair||English to Spanish » Spanish to English|| |
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