s’ouvre à l’horizon.

18:47 Dec 9, 2011
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters / music review
French term or phrase: s’ouvre à l’horizon.
texte au sujet d'une chanteuse de musique jazz/pop et soul, l'auteur dit ceci: son univers est large et s'ouvre à l'horizon.
Ega
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1expands beyond the horizon (his horizons)
Lara Barnett
5Open his self to the horizon
Bruno Dutra
4 +1stretches to the horizon
B D Finch
4unfolds to the horizon
cc in nyc
4his world is without bounds/limitless/infinite
AllegroTrans
3 +1with opening horizons
David Vaughn
3with many things on the horizon
Kelly Harrison


  

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16 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
with opening horizons


Explanation:
staying close

David Vaughn
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agree  piazza d
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unfolds to the horizon


Explanation:
Or maybe: opens to new horizons

cc in nyc
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14 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
stretches to the horizon


Explanation:
Explanation:
5mp.eu/fajlok/.../thoughts_of_the_belt_colors_www.5mp.eu_.pdf
"The blue is the color of prospects, the sky and the ocean. A person whose ambition and efforts and aspiration stretches to the horizon and spirit is getting ..."

The Cooler King | Project blogs | Artists talking | a-n
www.a-n.co.uk/artists_talking/projects/single/1583194
"Lonely madness is all that stretches to the horizon .... "

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Something that seems endless.

B D Finch
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agree  AllegroTrans: it's OK but then to translate "univers" to "universe" make for a bit of a contradiction
14 hrs
  -> Thanks AT. Yes, indeed, and that contradiction is there in the source text.
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with many things on the horizon


Explanation:
This is how I read it...

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Note added at 1 day4 hrs (2011-12-10 23:08:28 GMT)
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Or maybe not 'things' after all...

Kelly Harrison
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his world is without bounds/limitless/infinite


Explanation:
a bit of a restructuring here - a "universe stretching to the horizon" would be an utter contradiction, as would a "world stretching to the horizon"

AllegroTrans
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2 days 3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
expands beyond the horizon (his horizons)


Explanation:
I have created this from the common expression, "to expand one's horizon"
http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/expand horizons

Example sentence(s):
  • "Beyond expanding horizons: New curriculum Directions for Elementary Social Studies."
  • "15 ways to expand your horizons as a designer"

    Reference: http://www.jstor.org/pss/1002231
    Reference: http://webitect.net/design/15-ways-to-expand-your-horizons-a...
Lara Barnett
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agree  Bruno Dutra
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2989 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
Open his self to the horizon


Explanation:
sugestion

Bruno Dutra
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