French translation: trop large....il était large mais depuis il a fait une regime
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11:22 Jun 19, 2005
English to French translations [PRO] Poetry & Literature / theatre play
English term or phrase:wide...gone on a diet
(while watching a football match) Dan is English, Birgitta is German
Dan: Oh, Beardsley was wide. Beardsley was wide!
B: Beardsley was wide, but now he's gone on diet.
D: Birgitta. YOu are an exciting and sexy woman. Please don't spoil it by making feeble jokes.
play on words-wide=passed/threw the ball but missed the target(person). wide=broad=fat(less common but understood as a play on words). you need to find Fr. equivalent, not direct translation. bonne chance.
11:58 Jun 19, 2005
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2 hrs confidence: peer agreement (net): +2
trop large....il était large mais depuis il a fait une regime
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RHELLER United States Local time: 22:30 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 20
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7 hrs confidence:
il a dévissé, mais il va remettre la vis
Explanation: dévisser en football = tir dévié de l'axe