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The meeting was all but over.
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Sentence #22569

eng
The meeting was all but over.

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fra
La réunion touchait à sa fin.
fra
La réunion prenait fin.
fra
La réunion était sur le point de se terminer.
fra
La réunion était pour ainsi dire close.
jpn
会はほとんど終わっていた。
会[かい] は[] ほとんど[] 終わっ[おわっ] て[] い[] た[] 。[]
deu
Das Treffen war fast zu Ende.
eng
The meeting was almost over.
eng
The meeting was just about over.
epo
La kunveno estis tuj finiĝonta.
rus
Собрание подходило к концу.
rus
Собрание заканчивалось.
rus
Собрание почти закончилось.
rus
Собрание было, можно сказать, окончено.
spa
La reunión casi había terminado.

Comments

marcelostockle
Mar 18th 2012, 02:42
@translation check
I'm not so sure about this English sentence, but the Japanese says:
"The meeting was about to end."
NekoKanjya
Mar 18th 2012, 02:59
Here's what Blay Paul said about it, "Or 'mostly', 'just about' etc. "all but over" is a valid (if old-fashioned) translation."

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