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It took us three weeks to make; we made it for a *hundred grand*

French translation: 1000 dollars

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English term or phrase:a hundred grand
French translation:1000 dollars
Entered by: jemo
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20:28 Mar 6, 2008
English to French translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Cinema, Film, TV, Drama / film "Once"
English term or phrase: It took us three weeks to make; we made it for a *hundred grand*
Paroles de Glen Hansard at the Oscars ceremony, last february, à propos du film irlandais Once.
Mon problème: *for a hundred grand*
Merci d'avance
gilbertlu
Local time: 08:15
ça nous a pris 3 semaines et ça a coûté 100 000 dollars
Explanation:
pour "grand" voir http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=grand

ici 1000 dollars:

""This is amazing. What are we doing here? This is mad," red-haired Glen Hansard said, standing next to "Once" co-winner Marketa Irglova. "We made this film two years ago, we shot on two Handycams, it took us three weeks to make, we made it for $100,000, we never thought we'd come into a room and be in front of you people. ... Make art! Make art!"
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/08056/860245-60.stm
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jemo
United States
Local time: 02:15
Grading comment
Sorry to be late. Merci beaucoup
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +9ça nous a pris 3 semaines et ça a coûté 100 000 dollars
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28 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +9
it took us three weeks to make; we made it for a *hundred grand*
ça nous a pris 3 semaines et ça a coûté 100 000 dollars


Explanation:
pour "grand" voir http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=grand

ici 1000 dollars:

""This is amazing. What are we doing here? This is mad," red-haired Glen Hansard said, standing next to "Once" co-winner Marketa Irglova. "We made this film two years ago, we shot on two Handycams, it took us three weeks to make, we made it for $100,000, we never thought we'd come into a room and be in front of you people. ... Make art! Make art!"
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/08056/860245-60.stm

jemo
United States
Local time: 02:15
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 26
Grading comment
Sorry to be late. Merci beaucoup

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxgiltal: Aux E-U, c'est certain que "grand" est 1000$.
2 mins

agree  cenek tomas
21 mins

agree  Salima Post
31 mins

agree  Roger McKeon
1 hr

agree  Odin Joly
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agree  Claire Chapman
8 hrs

agree  jean-jacques alexandre
11 hrs

agree  Mary Carroll Richer LaFlèche
11 hrs

agree  Cecile Frenette: grand (slang 1920) signifie 1 millier de dollars
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