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12:59 Jun 27, 2007
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Poetry & Literature
Spanish term or phrase: veras
Comedia de capa y espada, de burlas y veras y de veras burladas...

Se refiere a una obra de Calderon.
Elizabeth Joy Pitt de Morales
Local time: 15:09
English translation:truths
Explanation:
a swashbuckling comedy of tricks and truths and tricky truths - just a thought
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canaria
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:09
Grading comment
I ended up with something very similar...only I used "A cloak and dagger comedy..."
Thanks to all... :-)
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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
truths


Explanation:
a swashbuckling comedy of tricks and truths and tricky truths - just a thought

canaria
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:09
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
I ended up with something very similar...only I used "A cloak and dagger comedy..."
Thanks to all... :-)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Cinnamon Nolan
35 mins
  -> thanks Cinnamon

agree  Kathleen Shelly: Yes, but I would say: "A comedy of cape and sword, of trickery and truth and of truth tricked…" "Cape and sword comedy" is the term used in English criticism of this type of Spanish play of the Baroque period.
1 hr
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