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    Default su experiencia, la adecuación de su mueca...

    Hola!

    Estoy un poco confundido con esta frase:

    "El joyero había ajustado a su ojo derecho un lente de aumento voluminoso: su experiencia, la adecuación de su mueca
    al ajuste del instrumento explicaban que el peso de éste no lo desprendiera de esa precaria posición"

    No puedo entender la segunda parte de la frase (su experiencia...) ¿Puede alguien explicármela o proponer una traducción?

    Muchísimas gracias

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    Default Re: su experiencia, la adecuación de su mueca...

    You know me and know the best I am going to do is propose a translation. The word for a jeweler's magnifier is a "loupe". Anyone who has seen one being used knows the jeweler's face is distorted into a grimace to hold the lens in place.

    The jeweler had placed a loupe of high magnification on his right eye. His expertise and the distortion of his face to accommodate the instrument were sufficient reasons to explain why the weight did not cause it to slide from its precarious position.
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    Default Re: su experiencia, la adecuación de su mueca...

    gracias, Gernt! This is really a perfect explanation!

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