reception window

Discussion in 'Spanish-English Vocabulary / Vocabulario Español-Inglés' started by jamgr, Nov 24, 2011.

  1. jamgr

    jamgr Senior Member

    Hola
    Querría saber el significado de reception window

    Winning the Observer award threw me through the reception window

    Gracias
     
  2. Masood Senior Member

    Leicester, England
    British English
    Hi

    More context, please, sir.
     
  3. jamgr

    jamgr Senior Member

    I would probably have gone into writing anyway, sneaking in through the back door, but much, much later. Winning the Observer award threw me through the reception window. it was an official recommendation saying, you´ve got a talent , use it.

    Gracias
     
  4. Sunshine on Leith Senior Member

    Edinburgh
    Spain's Spanish
    The reception window is the opposite of the back door, but he didn't just walk there, he was catapulted in there...

    en vez de colarse por la puerta trasera, el premio lo catapultó a través de la ventanilla de recepción

    (catapultar is not strictly literal but I am thinking of that expression 'catapultar a la fama', which I think suits the context
     

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