slow to pull the trigger

French translation: long à la détente / à prendre une décision ---- signal = indication

19:58 Apr 30, 2005
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: slow to pull the trigger
"Unlike the majority of our previous clients who hired Glasgow and me within hours of meeting us, this shipping concern was slow to pull the trigger- our strongest signal that the late- 1990s business boom was coming to a close".

Mettait du temps à se décider?

et pour "signal", dois je le traduire littéralement?
Tam
French translation:long à la détente / à prendre une décision ---- signal = indication
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4 +11long à la détente / à prendre une décision ---- signal = indication
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long à la détente / à prendre une décision ---- signal = indication


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Michel A.
Local time: 20:15
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Merci pour votre ^proposition !

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Francine Alloncle
38 mins
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agree  Merline
54 mins
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agree  RHELLER: :-)
1 hr
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agree  Raphaël Gingras
2 hrs
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agree  Martine Etienne: long à la détente
2 hrs
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agree  jemo
9 hrs
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agree  Yves Cromphaut: ou "lent à la détente"
10 hrs
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agree  Francoise St Marc
11 hrs
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agree  Sandra C.: 'pas rapide a la detente'
16 hrs
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agree  Sylvia Rochonnat
20 hrs
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agree  Estelle Demontrond-Box
21 hrs
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