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    Hola. ¿Cómo se traduce "supposed to represent" en la frase siguiente?: A creature extremely diminutive in stature and painfully lean in person, clad in tight trousers and a jacket covered with buttons, supposed to represent his rank as a page, answered the door.
    Gracias por la ayuda.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Antonio J. View Post
    Hola. ¿Cómo se traduce "supposed to represent" en la frase siguiente?: A creature extremely diminutive in stature and painfully lean in person, clad in tight trousers and a jacket covered with buttons, supposed to represent his rank as a page, answered the door.
    Gracias por la ayuda.
    Creo que se refiere a la chaqueta que indica su posición o puesto como paje.
    vicente

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    Quote Originally Posted by Antonio J. View Post
    Hola. ¿Cómo se traduce "supposed to represent" en la frase siguiente?: A creature extremely diminutive in stature and painfully lean in person, clad in tight trousers and a jacket covered with buttons, supposed to represent his rank as a page, answered the door.
    Gracias por la ayuda.
    If you skip all the adjectives, the sentence subject is creature. Something like this:
    A creature supposed to represent ....
    Therefore, the translation would be
    Una persona que se suponia representaba su rango como paje .... Etc

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    Haha...you're probably right California but I'm not sure...

    I read it like: "A creature...answered the door." In between I read that he was small and wearing a jacket that represented his rank as a page.
    vicente

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    i must say it is nice and good shared.

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    Hi everybody,

    I agree with vicente, though it is a rather ambiguous sentence.

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    "se supone que representa"

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    Quote Originally Posted by estefaniar View Post
    Hi everybody,

    I agree with vicente, though it is a rather ambiguous sentence.
    Very true estafaniar. It can easily be interpreted both ways.
    vicente

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