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fermo al palo

English translation: stuck at the starting post / completely stuck

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Italian term or phrase:fermo al palo
English translation:stuck at the starting post / completely stuck
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21:50 Feb 18, 2008
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Other
Italian term or phrase: fermo al palo
Quando il bambino non capisce cosa succede, rimane fermo al palo, ma se capisce, e' felice.

Mille grazie.
translator2012
stuck at the starting post / completely stuck
Explanation:
"Stuck at the starting post" does exist, even if it is little used. Alternatively just "completely stuck"
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James (Jim) Davis
Seychelles
Local time: 08:27
Grading comment
Mille grazie.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +1stuck at the starting post / completely stuck
James (Jim) Davis


  

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6 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
stuck at the starting post / completely stuck


Explanation:
"Stuck at the starting post" does exist, even if it is little used. Alternatively just "completely stuck"


    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sourceid=desk...
James (Jim) Davis
Seychelles
Local time: 08:27
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 299
Grading comment
Mille grazie.

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