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alegar perdon por no haber mostrado

English translation: allege to be sorry for not having shown...

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Spanish term or phrase:alegar perdon por no haber mostrado
English translation:allege to be sorry for not having shown...
Entered by: Katherine Matles
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05:02 Aug 27, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: alegar perdon por no haber mostrado
Still the magicain's trick!
Lorna Thomson
Local time: 14:36
allege to be sorry for not having shown...
Explanation:
Here, it is clear that the person isn't really sorry, he wants the audience to believe this to be the case
Selected response from:

Katherine Matles
Spain
Local time: 15:36
Grading comment
Thankyou. This confirmed how I thought of rendering the phrase.
2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +4to be sorry for not having shown...
flaviofbg
na +1allege to be sorry for not having shown...
Katherine Matles
na -1to allege perdon for not having shown
Worklog


  

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7 mins peer agreement (net): +4
to be sorry for not having shown...


Explanation:
...Can't help further with more context...

Hope it helps!

Flavio

flaviofbg
Spain
Local time: 15:36
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 72

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Worklog: I also agree with Flavio
3 mins
  -> Thanks Lyssy

agree  Gabriela Tenenbaum
43 mins
  -> Gracias Gabriela

agree  Patricia Lutteral
2 hrs
  -> Gracias Patricia :)

agree  Ruth John
7 hrs
  -> Gracias Ruth
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10 mins peer agreement (net): -1
to allege perdon for not having shown


Explanation:
to allege perdon for not having shown.
That's the literal form, but I would better say something like;
ask to be forgiven for not showing...
I hope I've helped

Worklog
Spain
Local time: 15:36
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 30

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  lcmolinari: You would never say this in English, plus it's 'pardon' not 'perdon'
2 hrs
  -> Absolutely right, thanks for the correction. I think that Katherine Matles got the idea of what I tried to say, Thanks K
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3 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
allege to be sorry for not having shown...


Explanation:
Here, it is clear that the person isn't really sorry, he wants the audience to believe this to be the case

Katherine Matles
Spain
Local time: 15:36
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 867
Grading comment
Thankyou. This confirmed how I thought of rendering the phrase.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Worklog
1 hr
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