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stepped in place with their hind ends gathered under them

English translation: sprangen (auf) und traten in Position mit ihren Hinterteilen unter ihnen versammelt.

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01:01 Mar 26, 2004
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: stepped in place with their hind ends gathered under them
The horses all jumped and stepped in place with their hind ends gathered under them.
panyuan
English translation:sprangen (auf) und traten in Position mit ihren Hinterteilen unter ihnen versammelt.
Explanation:
Alle Pferde sprangen (auf) und traten in Position mit ihren Hinterteilen unter ihnen versammelt.
seems a little bit strange. Can the asked give a little more background?

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Note added at 1 hr 12 mins (2004-03-26 02:14:02 GMT)
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oh sorry, misread the translation direction. Please, discard my post!
The horses jumped (up) and got into position with their arse under them.
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mrodenstei
Germany
Local time: 23:29
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2sprangen (auf) und traten in Position mit ihren Hinterteilen unter ihnen versammelt.mrodenstei


  

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sprangen (auf) und traten in Position mit ihren Hinterteilen unter ihnen versammelt.


Explanation:
Alle Pferde sprangen (auf) und traten in Position mit ihren Hinterteilen unter ihnen versammelt.
seems a little bit strange. Can the asked give a little more background?

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Note added at 1 hr 12 mins (2004-03-26 02:14:02 GMT)
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oh sorry, misread the translation direction. Please, discard my post!
The horses jumped (up) and got into position with their arse under them.

mrodenstei
Germany
Local time: 23:29
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thank you!

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neutral  chica nueva: 'jump'(over a jump) and 'step in place'(step on the spot?) - could be two of the actions horses are trained to do. Their rumps were bunched up under them (not sure why or whether this is normal - could be in pain??)
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