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16:24 Jul 1, 2007
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French to English translations [Non-PRO]
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters / the attacks in Britain
French term or phrase: en garde à vue
Les deux hommes, dont un a été grièvement brûlé lors de l’incident et se trouve dans un état critique, sont en garde à vue.
Jana Cole
Local time: 10:19
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Summary of answers provided
4 +5in police custodyliz askew
4arrestedCharles Hawtrey


Discussion entries: 3





  

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14 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
in police custody


Explanation:
Collins Robert

liz askew
United Kingdom
Local time: 18:19
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 41

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  juliebarba: or are being held in police custody....
23 mins
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agree  1045
1 hr
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agree  Richard Benham: It was the name of a film once, too.
14 hrs
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agree  Ian Davies
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agree  Lesley Clayton
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17 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
arrested


Explanation:
Same meaning as "in custody" - an alternative that can be useful to keep headlines short. Both terms are used in www.telegraph.co.uk article headed 'Terror crackdown as doctors among arrests'

Charles Hawtrey
Local time: 18:19
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 16
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