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tomar la palabra

English translation: take the floor

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11:10 Jun 13, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: tomar la palabra
Context:
Toma la palabra el Sr.Perez preguntando si....
nakota
English translation:take the floor
Explanation:
Mr perez takes the floor to ask...
Selected response from:

mjnmc
Local time: 09:55
Grading comment
Thanks!
2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nato take the floor
Parrot
naTAKES TURN ASKINGJaime Chavez
nabegins to speakGabriela Tenenbaum
naTake the floorclaudi
nato speak outxxxtrans4u
nato take the floor, to be recognised (very formal)xxxeurotransl
natake the floormjnmc


  

Answers


9 mins
take the floor


Explanation:
Mr perez takes the floor to ask...

mjnmc
Local time: 09:55
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 108
Grading comment
Thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Terry Burgess
10 mins

Blanca Rodr�guez
19 mins

gcaddy
2 hrs
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10 mins
to speak out


Explanation:
Mr Perez speaks out asking whether....

Saludos,

Bye

xxxtrans4u
PRO pts in pair: 308

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
xxxeurotransl: too informal
1 hr
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1 hr
to take the floor, to be recognised (very formal)


Explanation:
"To be recognised" is very formal and used at certain types of meetings and conferences.


    Personal experience
xxxeurotransl
PRO pts in pair: 21
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2 hrs
Take the floor


Explanation:
Dr. Perez, tke the floor...
Asi es como se doce en ingles buena suerte, :)

claudi
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3 hrs
begins to speak


Explanation:
"Mr. Perez begins to speak asking if..."

Please see this site:

http://www.goethe-verlag.com/tests/ES/EST087.HTM
(Nr. 6)

Saludos #:)

Gabriela Tenenbaum
Uruguay
Local time: 05:55
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 113
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5 hrs
to take the floor


Explanation:
in parliamentary procedure.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 09:55
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7645
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5 hrs
TAKES TURN ASKING


Explanation:
THA'S THE IN LEGAL


    EXPEIRENCE
Jaime Chavez
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