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sometimes it is the low overhangs that are overlooked

French translation: ce sont souvent les obstacles en hauteur mais relativement bas que l'on manque

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English term or phrase:sometimes it is the low overhangs that are overlooked
French translation:ce sont souvent les obstacles en hauteur mais relativement bas que l'on manque
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13:38 Oct 21, 2006
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Automotive / Cars & Trucks / driving
English term or phrase: sometimes it is the low overhangs that are overlooked
Toujours dans le cadre de la conduite de camions etc..:
'So when you are looking low, you are not seeing high. And sometimes it is the low overhangs that are overlooked'
(low overhangs seems a bit strange, seeing that overhangs is 'high' ??is seems to be contradictory or have missed the meaning , please help if you can ? merci N
nicole gelister
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:48
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Explanation:
Lorsque vous regardez vers le bas, nous ne voyez pas en hauteur. Et ce sont souvent les obstacles en hauteur mais relativement bas que l'on manque.
These overhangs are obstacles which are overhead, but at the same time at a relatively low height (for example when you pass under a viaduct). I think this is what is meant.
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Daniel Marquis
Local time: 20:48
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merci beaucoup pour votre collaboration. Nicole
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la phrase ci dessous svp
voir ci-après


Explanation:
Lorsque vous regardez vers le bas, nous ne voyez pas en hauteur. Et ce sont souvent les obstacles en hauteur mais relativement bas que l'on manque.
These overhangs are obstacles which are overhead, but at the same time at a relatively low height (for example when you pass under a viaduct). I think this is what is meant.

Daniel Marquis
Local time: 20:48
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Native speaker of: French
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merci beaucoup pour votre collaboration. Nicole
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Asker: merci mille fois, ca m'aide bcop..Nicole


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Oct 21, 2006 - Changes made by Florence B:
Term askedla phrase ci dessous svp » sometimes it is the low overhangs that are overlooked


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