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carbon copy

Translation of carbon copy in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • copia (feminine) ([ hecha con papel carbón ]) to be a carbon copy of sb/sth ser* un calco de algn/algo she's the carbon copy of her mother es un calco de su madre, es calcada a la madre, es el vivo retrato de la madre it's a carbon copy of one in Paris es un calco or es una copia exacta de uno que hay en París
    Example sentences
    • The sounds are nothing groundbreaking, but at least each song is not a carbon copy of the previous track.
    • But why make a carbon copy of the original version?
    • In other cricket, the second England v Zimbabwe match was a carbon copy of the first.

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