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Spanish term or phrase:Obras
English translation:Works
Entered by: Elinor Thomas
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12:57 Jun 28, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: Obra
Se trata del título de un catálogo de ingeniería. Se traduce como Projects o como Works? Qué es mejor?
Thank you all! :-)
Elinor Thomas
Local time: 13:45
WORKS
Explanation:
Hola, Eli, sin duda son works.

Encontré ésto:

Public Works Engineering Australia Limited Level 12, 447 Kent
St, Sydney NSW 2000 PH: +61 2 9267 6677 | FX: +61 2 9283 5255 ACN: 087 934 898 ...
Description: Resources, connections, calendar and research collections.
Category: Regional > Oceania > ... > S > Sydney > Business and Economy > Industries
www.ipwea.org.au/ - 9k - Cached - Similar pages


Public Works - Engineering, Construction and Maintenance
Advertise. Subscribe. Calendar. Classifieds. Public
Works News Resources Articles Buyers Guide ...
Description: Welcome to Public Works, Online Edition, the home page for Public Works Magazine and Public Works...
Category: Business > Industries > ... > Trenchless Technology > Publications
www.pwmag.com/ - 15k - Cached - Similar pages


Public Works/Engineering
... COUNCIL | | ADMINISTRATION | MUNICIPAL COURT | POLICE | FIRE | EMSA | PUBLIC WORKS/ENGINEERING
| | UTILITIES | ZONING | BUILDING PERMITS | CENTENNIAL PROJECT ...
Description: Water, Sewage, and Trash Service.
Category: Regional > North America > ... > Oklahoma > Localities > J > Jenks > Government
www.jenks.com/html/public_works_engineering.htm - 8k - Cached - Similar pages


City of Titusville Florida - Public Works & Engineering ...
... Public Works & Engineering. ... GOAL: Provide engineering design, permitting & construction
management services for Public Works and other City departments. ...
www.titusville.com/works/ - 6k - Cached - Similar pages


City of Larkspur, California, Public Works and Engineering
... PUBLIC WORKS & ENGINEERING. HAMID R. SHAMSAPOUR Director
of Public Works. BS degree in civil ...
www.ci.larkspur.ca.us/204.html - 9k - Cached - Similar pages


www.airworksindia.com/
1k - Cached - Similar pages


Public Works Engineering
Department of Public Works Engineering Division.

Saludotes,

Bertha



Selected response from:

Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 09:45
Grading comment
Graciasssss!!!! :-)))
Después de tanta explicación, obviamente no quedan dudas! :-)
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naproject / works
Patricia Lutteral
najob or project
Henry Hinds
naproject refers to the plan on paper; works to the actual nitty-
Parrot
naWORKS
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
naWorksbea0


  

Answers


8 mins
Works


Explanation:
La traducción de obras es works, pero si se trata de obras en proceso de ejecución (es decir, no finalizadas)la mejor opción sería projects.

Saludos,

Bea

bea0
United States
Local time: 11:45
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 65
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20 mins
WORKS


Explanation:
Hola, Eli, sin duda son works.

Encontré ésto:

Public Works Engineering Australia Limited Level 12, 447 Kent
St, Sydney NSW 2000 PH: +61 2 9267 6677 | FX: +61 2 9283 5255 ACN: 087 934 898 ...
Description: Resources, connections, calendar and research collections.
Category: Regional > Oceania > ... > S > Sydney > Business and Economy > Industries
www.ipwea.org.au/ - 9k - Cached - Similar pages


Public Works - Engineering, Construction and Maintenance
Advertise. Subscribe. Calendar. Classifieds. Public
Works News Resources Articles Buyers Guide ...
Description: Welcome to Public Works, Online Edition, the home page for Public Works Magazine and Public Works...
Category: Business > Industries > ... > Trenchless Technology > Publications
www.pwmag.com/ - 15k - Cached - Similar pages


Public Works/Engineering
... COUNCIL | | ADMINISTRATION | MUNICIPAL COURT | POLICE | FIRE | EMSA | PUBLIC WORKS/ENGINEERING
| | UTILITIES | ZONING | BUILDING PERMITS | CENTENNIAL PROJECT ...
Description: Water, Sewage, and Trash Service.
Category: Regional > North America > ... > Oklahoma > Localities > J > Jenks > Government
www.jenks.com/html/public_works_engineering.htm - 8k - Cached - Similar pages


City of Titusville Florida - Public Works & Engineering ...
... Public Works & Engineering. ... GOAL: Provide engineering design, permitting & construction
management services for Public Works and other City departments. ...
www.titusville.com/works/ - 6k - Cached - Similar pages


City of Larkspur, California, Public Works and Engineering
... PUBLIC WORKS & ENGINEERING. HAMID R. SHAMSAPOUR Director
of Public Works. BS degree in civil ...
www.ci.larkspur.ca.us/204.html - 9k - Cached - Similar pages


www.airworksindia.com/
1k - Cached - Similar pages


Public Works Engineering
Department of Public Works Engineering Division.

Saludotes,

Bertha





Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 09:45
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 219
Grading comment
Graciasssss!!!! :-)))
Después de tanta explicación, obviamente no quedan dudas! :-)
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51 mins
project refers to the plan on paper; works to the actual nitty-


Explanation:
gritty on site. "Works" covers remodelling as well as construction.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 17:45
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7645
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1 hr
job or project


Explanation:
Common US usage.


    Exp.
Henry Hinds
United States
Local time: 09:45
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 26512

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  bea0: No estoy de acuerdo con "job".
1 hr
  -> Tal vez no sea el término más elegante pero sí se usa mucho en ese sentido: at the "job" o "jobsite"= "en la obra", etc.

agree  Bertha S. Deffenbaugh: Henry es estadounidense. Le creo!
2 hrs
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2 hrs
project / works


Explanation:
Generalmente "works" se usa para obra pública, o para referirte a los trabajos en sí; cuando se refiere a una obra en particular, como en los carteles cuando dice "Obra: Hospital XXX", se usa más "Project".
Vos verás según el contenido del catálogo.

Saludos,

Patricia

Patricia Lutteral
Argentina
Local time: 13:45
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 505
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