P.D. James     The Murder Room Faber and Faber    2003        p.114

 

 

He said, « And how do you propose to sell this to the local Division ?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On the face of it, it’s just another case.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A suspicious death hardly justifies calling in the Special Investigation Squad.

 

 

 

 

 

They might want to know why. »

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Traduzione italiana di Grazia Maria Griffini     La stanza dei delitti Mondadori 2003 p.151

 

 

« E come vi proponete di infinocchiare la polizia locale ? » chiese Dalgliesh. « In apparenza questo è un altro caso come tanti. Una morte sospetta non giustifica il coinvolgimento della squadra investigativa speciale. Magari loro vorranno sapere perché. »

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lexical resources             CIDE

 

 

Sell : GW MONEY / GW PERSUADE

 

Division : A division is also a separate part of an army or large organization (… its tobacco division… in ex.)

 

On the face of it (MWU) (=it seems that) the plot is very simple (= but in fact it is quite difficult)

 

Case : GW SITUATION / GW PROBLEM / GW ARGUMENT / GW CONTAINER / GW GRAMMAR

 

Suspicious : CIDE ex. apply to people

 

Call in as phrasal versus call + in NP as PP (phrasal : ask to come to you)