she drank in admiration.frankly courted it

05:11 May 15, 2009
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English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / story
English term or phrase: she drank in admiration.frankly courted it
"The word for you is not 'pretty,' " Millicent said one day,surprising herself. "It's 'bewitching' ".Then she flushed at her own tribute, knowing she sounded childish and excessive.
Muriel flushed a little too, but with pleasure.She drank in admiration, frankly courted it.Once she dropped in on her way to a concert in Walley,wich she hoped would yield rewards.She had on an ice blue dress that shimmered.
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1Le fascinaba que la admirasen. Abiertamente buscaba ese efecto.
Maria Mastruzzo
4Sintió la admiración que le profesaba Millicent y se alegró intensamente.
Cecilia Vela Segovia-Frund, CT
4Brindó, admirada. Lo festejó de corazón / sin tapujos / abiertamente / sinceramente
Rafael Molina Pulgar


  

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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Le fascinaba que la admirasen. Abiertamente buscaba ese efecto.


Explanation:
I think it is appropiate to convey the original idea.

Maria Mastruzzo
Australia
Local time: 11:09
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in category: 40

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  patinba
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  -> Thank you patinba
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5 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Brindó, admirada. Lo festejó de corazón / sin tapujos / abiertamente / sinceramente


Explanation:
Ese es el sentido de court aquí.

Rafael Molina Pulgar
Mexico
Local time: 20:09
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 198

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  patinba: Si, pero "to drink something in" no tiene que ver con brindar, sino con disfrutar, beberse en el sentido de absorber, recibir con mucho agrado.
1 hr
  -> Lo interpreté como She drank / in admiration. Gracias,
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10 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Sintió la admiración que le profesaba Millicent y se alegró intensamente.


Explanation:
Algo sencillo para no trabar el fluir del texto...

Cecilia Vela Segovia-Frund, CT
Argentina
Local time: 22:09
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Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 4
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