mimicking US action

French translation: calque les actions américaines

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English term or phrase:mimicking US action
French translation:calque les actions américaines
Entered by: FX Fraipont

14:23 Dec 13, 2010
English to French translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: mimicking US action
The source sentence:''The French government’s climate change policy is predicated on mimicking US action.''

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calque les actions américaines
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FX Fraipont
Belgium
Local time: 18:55
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4 +3calque les actions américaines
FX Fraipont
4 +2imite (ou singe)
Sebastien Jourget


  

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
mimicking us action
imite (ou singe)


Explanation:
basically it means that the action is based on, following, the US authorities action
=what the US does, France does it

Sebastien Jourget
Netherlands
Local time: 18:55
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  GILOU: imite plutôt
13 mins
  -> merci!

agree  Aude Sylvain: oui, imite
20 mins
  -> merci aude!
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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
mimicking us action
calque les actions américaines


Explanation:
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FX Fraipont
Belgium
Local time: 18:55
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 1513
Grading comment
Thanks a lot!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  mimi 254
26 mins
  -> merci

agree  LOUISE VENTURINI: se calquer sur...
2 hrs
  -> merci

agree  Layla de Chabot: est calquée sur...
23 hrs
  -> merci
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