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    The sentence to translate:
    No se pretenderá, por entenderlo ilusorio, mejorar sustancialmente en gabinete la calidad de los trabajos observacionales

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    It will not be tried, understanding it false, to improve substantially in cabinet the quality of ...

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    Default Re: Ilusorio

    No se pretenderá, por entenderlo ilusorio, mejorar sustancialmente en gabinete la calidad de los trabajos observacionales

    It will not be expected—understanding it is false—to substantially improve through office [handlings/procedures/meetings?] the quality of observation works.

    Sol, I notice you post frequently. For future reference, remember that the more context you provide, the more accurate and appropriate interpretation can be given to your sentences.

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    Thanks for your advice.
    I'm going to ask the author what he meant by "en gabinete".
    Last edited by solfinker; 08-29-2011 at 12:47 PM. Reason: ort.

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    The main idea is (gist?): If the quality of the observations (angles and distances) is not good, the calculations we make in office (en gabinete) cannot improve it.

    Thank you.

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