cedazo

English translation: prism

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13:10 Aug 28, 2014
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Poetry & Literature
Spanish term or phrase: cedazo
Hola....

me ayudan con esto?

"la expresividad de sus acuarelas pasan por el cedazo de su rica personalidad".


Cómo dirían ese "cedazo"?

Gracias

Débo
Débora Corones
Local time: 06:41
English translation:prism
Explanation:
In this context:
"the expressiveness of ... watercolours... through the prism of ..." (I'm not doing the whole sentence, as more context would be needed)
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neilmac
Spain
Local time: 11:41
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Summary of answers provided
4 +5prism
neilmac
4 +4filter
franglish


Discussion entries: 5





  

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23 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
filter


Explanation:
through the filter of his multifaceted personality.
One can filter light, impressions etc.

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Note added at 25 mins (2014-08-28 13:35:06 GMT)
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Or rather, light, impressions can be filtered.

franglish
Switzerland
Local time: 11:41
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 42

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Charles Davis: Works perfectly well in English. Maybe you could use "is filtered through".
2 mins
  -> is filtered through, yes, that's better. Thank you, Charles!

agree  Martin Harvey
17 mins
  -> Thank you, Martin:)

agree  Jessica F. Rhodes
5 hrs
  -> Thank you, Jessica:)

agree  Elizabeth Joy Pitt de Morales
6 hrs
  -> Thank you, Elisabet:)
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
prism


Explanation:
In this context:
"the expressiveness of ... watercolours... through the prism of ..." (I'm not doing the whole sentence, as more context would be needed)

neilmac
Spain
Local time: 11:41
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 83

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Marian Vieyra: I like prism.
40 mins

agree  Phoenix III
3 hrs

agree  Elizabeth Joy Pitt de Morales: Creative and rich-sounding answer. Lovely!
4 hrs

agree  Helena Chavarria
5 hrs

agree  Ed McCann
11 days
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