seven come eleven

Finnish translation: (olkoon) seitsemän tai yksitoista

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English term or phrase:seven come eleven
Finnish translation:(olkoon) seitsemän tai yksitoista
Entered by: Annira Silver

14:19 Feb 20, 2002
English to Finnish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino / gambling
English term or phrase: seven come eleven
A game of dice
Annira Silver
Local time: 00:33
(olkoon) seitsemän tai yksitoista
Explanation:
Phrase used to describe the hope of the crapshooter (dice thrower) when all pass and the shooter can throw again. "Craps, which is a 2,3 or 12 (and a loser), pass which is 7 or 11 (and a winner) or a "point" number 4,5,6,8,9,10. When the shooter throws a 2,3 or 12, everyone on the pass line loses, but the shooter may "keep" the dice or continue to roll. When he throws a 7 or 11 everyone on the pass line wins and the shooter continues to throw.

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Note added at 2002-02-20 16:00:46 (GMT) Post-grading
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Thanks, you flatter me! I wouldn\'t know a crapshooter if I met one.
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Desmond O'Rourke
United States
Local time: 17:33
Grading comment
Thank you, Desmond (a Man of Many Talents, including crap-shooting...)
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3(olkoon) seitsemän tai yksitoista
Desmond O'Rourke


  

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(olkoon) seitsemän tai yksitoista


Explanation:
Phrase used to describe the hope of the crapshooter (dice thrower) when all pass and the shooter can throw again. "Craps, which is a 2,3 or 12 (and a loser), pass which is 7 or 11 (and a winner) or a "point" number 4,5,6,8,9,10. When the shooter throws a 2,3 or 12, everyone on the pass line loses, but the shooter may "keep" the dice or continue to roll. When he throws a 7 or 11 everyone on the pass line wins and the shooter continues to throw.

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Note added at 2002-02-20 16:00:46 (GMT) Post-grading
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Thanks, you flatter me! I wouldn\'t know a crapshooter if I met one.


    Reference: http://home.thezone.net/~rbennett/utility/dice.htm
Desmond O'Rourke
United States
Local time: 17:33
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thank you, Desmond (a Man of Many Talents, including crap-shooting...)
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