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Polish translation: YMCA

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English term or phrase:the Y
Polish translation:YMCA
Entered by: Lota
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22:02 Apr 5, 2007
English to Polish translations [PRO]
Sports / Fitness / Recreation / College sports
English term or phrase: the Y
"he played basketball at the Y and league baseball" and it's this Y that does not lend itself very much to searches
pidzej
Poland
Local time: 07:29
YMCA
Explanation:
As I myself go to "the Y" regularly, I can assure you it means YMCA. It does not matter now that it is for men, it is for men in the name only. Women certainly attend the YMCA for various programs.
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Lota
United States
Local time: 22:29
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the y
YMCA


Explanation:
As I myself go to "the Y" regularly, I can assure you it means YMCA. It does not matter now that it is for men, it is for men in the name only. Women certainly attend the YMCA for various programs.

Lota
United States
Local time: 22:29
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 7

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agree  Malina9
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agree  PAS: jasne
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Apr 5, 2007 - Changes made by pidzej:
Language pairPolish to English » English to Polish
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