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14:55 Nov 9, 2007
Italian to English translations [PRO] Sports / Fitness / Recreation / golf
Italian term or phrase:la bandiera è corta / lunga
I hope there are some golfers among you, I'm puzzled by this sentence. What does it mean? Can I just say the flag is short / long....? Or does it have some special golf jargon?
Un piccolo ruscello davanti al green è in agguato quando la bandiera è corta, mentre un bunker a destra e uno a sinistra rendono difficile il secondo colpo quando la bandiera è lunga.
Explanation: I`m no expert but if the flag or green is short then the tee shot has been long. Conversely, if the tee shot has been short then the flag is long. i.e. further away or nearer. Maybe we need an expert here after all!
forli Local time: 18:17 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 12