Re: [Czechlist] Re: TERM: Osudy
- I appreciate your effort to avoid slavish translation, but I think I might
have translated osudy by "fortunes" here.
On 15 January 2012 21:06, Melvyn <zehrovak@...> wrote:
> --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, Stephan von Pohl <stephan.pohl@...>
> > "What became of" is more informal, and yes it would cover only their
> > lives after the founding of Czechoslovakia.
> "What became of" crops up in quite a few "serious" titles, e.g. The Fate
> of the Corps: What Became of the Lewis and Clark Explorers After the
> Expedition, and I get no feeling of triviality (cue Soap theme and
> voice-over) from them.
> But if I find the work does not have a strong post-1918 focus then I will
> drop that particular idea.
> Many thanks to you, Tomas and Valerie for the valuable feedback.
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