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perífrasis

  
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"perífrasis": examples and translations in context
Actividad profesional no declarada es una bonita perífrasis de trabajo sumergido. Undeclared gainful employment is just a euphemism for illicit work.
Gracias a los libros verdes de la Comisión y al trabajo de la ponente conocemos la trascendencia de esta perífrasis. Thanks to the Commission's Green Paper and Mrs Larive's report, however, we can appreciate the true range of the subject.
He usado conscientemente perífrasis de futuro en la exposición de estos asuntos porque, en estos momentos, los representantes de los Estados miembros siguen negociando al respecto y el Consejo de Asuntos Generales se celebrará la próxima semana, el día seis de diciembre. I have consciously made reference to the future in my descriptions of events, as representatives of Member States are still negotiating on these issues, and the last General Affairs Council is to sit next week on 6 December.
Por lo tanto, en vista de la situación actual, ¿no podríamos aplicar a la Conferencia de Desarme una perífrasis de la famosa frase del Senador Richard Lugar, "ampliamos la zona o cerramos", diciendo "avanzamos o cerramos"? Therefore, given the current situation, should not Senator Richard Lugar's famous sentence "out of area or out of business" be paraphrased vis-à-vis the CD as "move forward or out of business"?
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