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to steal a softball base

English translation: you can't steal bases in softball

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08:59 Oct 25, 2007
English to English translations [PRO]
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama / Sex and the city
English term or phrase: to steal a softball base
Hi,

Here's the context:
"When a lawyer steals a softball base he gets promoted."

Many thanks,

Simon
SeiTT
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:40
English translation:you can't steal bases in softball
Explanation:
... can you give more context?

I think it means, "when a lawyer cheats"
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Jim Tucker
United States
Grading comment
thanks, very good
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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you can't steal bases in softball


Explanation:
... can you give more context?

I think it means, "when a lawyer cheats"

Jim Tucker
United States
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Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
thanks, very good

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Patricia Townshend: I suspect you are right. If you can't legitimately steal bases in softball, you must be cheating to do so!
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