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Old October 25, 2011, 07:00 AM
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Wink Life cut too short

Esta frase...
In South Gate, friends and family grieved for a girl whose life was cut too short.

...quisiera traducirla de esta manera:
En South Gate, los amigos y familiares lloraron la pérdida de una muchacha cuya vida fue interrumpida demasiado temprano.

¿Qué les parece?
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Old October 25, 2011, 07:38 AM
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Esta frase...
In South Gate, friends and family grieved for a girl whose life was cut too short.

...quisiera traducirla de esta manera:
En South Gate, los amigos y familiares lloraron la pérdida de una muchacha cuya vida fue interrumpida demasiado temprano.

¿Qué les parece?
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Old October 25, 2011, 09:03 AM
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Could you say una vida inesperadamente breve?
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Old October 25, 2011, 09:22 AM
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"Temprano" no me cuadra mucho para este contexto; prefiero "pronto".

Y para este tipo de construcciones más "poéticas", he visto el cliché "...cuya vida fue sesgada demasiado pronto".


@Poli: Yes, you could say that, but that wouldn't imply her being murdered. She might have died in an accident or from a disease.
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Old October 26, 2011, 01:13 AM
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Muchas gracias a todos.
@Angélica: sesgar debe ser una metáfora, pues encuentro en todas partes una definición parecida a esta:
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(De sesgar).
1. adj. quieto (‖ pacífico, sosegado).
2. adj. oblicuo.
3. adj. Desviado, tendencioso.
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Estaba convencido que la palabra pronto y presto se usaban sólo en italiano y mi temor de caer en la trampa itagnola me mantuvo lejos de usarla.

@poli: "una vida inesperadamente breve" la podría haber usado, pero la niña es una 'miracle girl' debido a una cardiopatía congénita que tuvo necesidad de operaciones quirúrgicas muy delicadas cuando era pequeñita. Por lo tanto lo 'inesperado' fue que hubiese vivido tanto.

@chileno: quizás 'temprano' se usa más bien por nuestros lares. Quise poner 'demasiado luego' pero me pareció una exageración.

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Old October 26, 2011, 07:54 AM
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¿Qué tal el infinitivo sesgar?

1. tr. Cortar o partir en sesgo.
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@Poli: I misinterpreted it, but certainly it can be said about anyone dying of an unexpected cause.
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¿una vida enbrevecida por circunstancias infaustas?

I know there is more than one way to skin a cat.
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There are indeed many ways, but "enbrevecer" is not Spanish.

Una vida acortada/reducida/cortada/truncada...
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There are indeed many ways, but "enbrevecer" is not Spanish.
Hay alguien que la usó, pero confiesa que deliraba:
http://poemasyfotos.blogspot.com/200...8_archive.html
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Confieso que no es la primera vez que me pillaron inventando palabras.

Si fuera un delito, tendría que pagar varias multas.
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