I could see over the back of a couch

22:49 Nov 9, 2014
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: I could see over the back of a couch
I realized there was a hole in the floorboard in front of me, and I could see over the back of a couch.
maleja
Colombia
Local time: 03:47


Summary of answers provided
3y pude/alcancé a ver lo que había del otro lado del respaldo de un sofá/sillón
Mónica Algazi
3Podía ver/vislumbrar [algo] más alla del/por sobre el respaldo de un sillón.
Judith Armele


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i could see over the back of a couch
Podía ver/vislumbrar [algo] más alla del/por sobre el respaldo de un sillón.


Explanation:
Yo le agregaría el 'algo' a pesar de que no está en el original, sobretodo si la opción fuera vislumbrar; con ver, podría omitirse.

Judith Armele
Mexico
Local time: 03:47
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11 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
i could see over the back of a couch
y pude/alcancé a ver lo que había del otro lado del respaldo de un sofá/sillón


Explanation:
Me corrí un paso hacia el costado porque advertí que habia un agujero en el tablón del piso que estaba delante de mí, y alcancé a ver lo que había del otro lado del respaldo de un sofá.

Mónica Algazi
Uruguay
Local time: 05:47
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