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English translation: 1)"to put it -bluntly~roughly~harshly....." 2) to leave for X

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01:09 Aug 21, 2000
Swedish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial
Swedish term or phrase: för att dra till
Sorry, I can't provide context, it was in a lawsuit I was doing -- just an offhand parenthetical phrase.
Steven Murray
English translation:1)"to put it -bluntly~roughly~harshly....." 2) to leave for X
Explanation:
1) if "till" is a verbal particle
~also "to exaggerate (a little/som)"
~"with a mild/some exaggeration"
2) if "till" is a preposition-
this i highly infrmal (slangy even).
Lycka till
Bengt S
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Bengt Sandström
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Local time: 01:55
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Tusind tak, Bengt!

Steve / "Pelle"
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Summary of answers provided
na1)"to put it -bluntly~roughly~harshly....." 2) to leave for XBengt Sandström
nasee belowMagnus


  

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1 hr
see below


Explanation:
It might be "för att dra till med något", that is "to guess/propose something" or "to give some example"
Literally it means "to draw (go) to"

Magnus
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Local time: 01:55
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
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1 hr
1)"to put it -bluntly~roughly~harshly....." 2) to leave for X


Explanation:
1) if "till" is a verbal particle
~also "to exaggerate (a little/som)"
~"with a mild/some exaggeration"
2) if "till" is a preposition-
this i highly infrmal (slangy even).
Lycka till
Bengt S

Bengt Sandström
Sweden
Local time: 01:55
PRO pts in pair: 42
Grading comment
Tusind tak, Bengt!

Steve / "Pelle"
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