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Spanish translation: El Mediocre / Del Montón / Perdedor

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English term or phrase:also-run
Spanish translation:El Mediocre / Del Montón / Perdedor
Entered by: susanagonz
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20:17 Nov 5, 2003
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: the Also Ran
A alguien se le ocurre una traduccion para este mote

the permanent branding of Dennis the Also Ran
susanagonz
El Mediocre / Del Montón / Perdedor
Explanation:
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.

also-ran

SYLLABICATION: al·so-ran
PRONUNCIATION: ôls-rn
NOUN: 1. A horse that does not win, place, or show in a race. 2. A loser in a competition, as in an election: “had enough support to place him in the middle of the also-rans” (George F. Will). 3. One that has little talent or success: just an also-ran in the art world.

cualquiera de esas oopciones te sirve

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Note added at 2003-11-05 20:23:36 (GMT)
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o también:

EL QUE NUNCA GANA


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Ivannia Garcia
Local time: 02:44
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5 +7El Mediocre / Del Montón / Perdedor
Ivannia Garcia


  

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El Mediocre / Del Montón / Perdedor


Explanation:
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.

also-ran

SYLLABICATION: al·so-ran
PRONUNCIATION: ôls-rn
NOUN: 1. A horse that does not win, place, or show in a race. 2. A loser in a competition, as in an election: “had enough support to place him in the middle of the also-rans” (George F. Will). 3. One that has little talent or success: just an also-ran in the art world.

cualquiera de esas oopciones te sirve

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Note added at 2003-11-05 20:23:36 (GMT)
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o también:

EL QUE NUNCA GANA




Ivannia Garcia
Local time: 02:44
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 895
Grading comment
Thank you

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  George Rabel: el perdedor sería mi opción en este contexto
2 mins
  -> gracias! :)

agree  María Teresa Taylor Oliver: Qué interesante, a mí me había parecido un "typo". Todos los días se aprende algo nuevo. Saludos :)
7 mins
  -> cierto! gracias!

agree  Alicia Jordá: el segundón también
13 mins
  -> gracias, buena opción!

agree  Maria-Jose Pastor: perdedor
1 hr

agree  Edward Lum: perdedor...1 voto +
1 hr

agree  Hanna Stochnialek
3 hrs

agree  Refugio: it's even worse than loser, because a loser may have fought valiantly and still lost. An also-ran had his name on the ticket, but wasn't much noticed. He was just there.
9 hrs
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