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English translation: dance floor

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Spanish term or phrase:zona de matar
English translation:dance floor
Entered by: Simon Bruni
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08:57 Apr 7, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Sports / Fitness / Recreation / Golf
Spanish term or phrase: zona de matar
Hello. From a magazine article on a famous golf course, describing the approach to a green on a particular hole:

"Según dónde esté la bandera te entran en juego los bunkers o incluso el propio desnivel de la zona de matar."

Thanks for your help :)
Simon Bruni
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:28
dance floor
Explanation:
'Zona de matar' sounds to me like slang for golf green. I asked my amercian friend with Handicap 6 how they call the green in slang in the US. His answer : dance floor

Google hits for Dance floor / Golf : 638,000

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Note added at 1 hr (2008-04-07 10:51:45 GMT)
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If you don't like to use the slang term just say green or golf green.
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Robert Feuerlein
Local time: 11:28
Grading comment
great, thanks Robert.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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dance floor


Explanation:
'Zona de matar' sounds to me like slang for golf green. I asked my amercian friend with Handicap 6 how they call the green in slang in the US. His answer : dance floor

Google hits for Dance floor / Golf : 638,000

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Note added at 1 hr (2008-04-07 10:51:45 GMT)
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If you don't like to use the slang term just say green or golf green.

Example sentence(s):
  • Dance Floor: slang term for the green.
  • Dance Floor - A slang term for green or putting surface. When your ball is resting on the putting surface you are considered "on the dance floor" or ...

    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golf_glossary
    en.mimi.hu/golf/dance_floor.html - 18k
Robert Feuerlein
Local time: 11:28
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 4
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great, thanks Robert.
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