Against the 'field'

Romanian translation: împotriva celorlalţi (concurenţi)

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English term or phrase:Against the 'field'
Romanian translation:împotriva celorlalţi (concurenţi)

09:27 Mar 5, 2010
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English to Romanian translations [PRO]
Sports / Fitness / Recreation / betting
English term or phrase: Against the 'field'
The stated player against the 'field' must play one point in the tournament in order for the bet to stand, alternatively these types of bets will be voided.
Diana Singureanu
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:33
împotriva celorlalţi (concurenţi)
Explanation:
Aici „field” are următorul sens:

7. A collective term for all the competitors in any outdoor
contest or trial, or for all except the favorites in the
betting.

http://dictionary.die.net/against the field


Alt exemplu:

(b) To maintain one's ground against all comers.

To lay, or back, against the field, to bet on (a horse,
etc.) against all comers.
http://dictionary.die.net/against the field


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Note added at 2 hrs (2010-03-05 11:48:27 GMT)
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Dacă îţi permiţi mai multă libertate de traducere, s-ar putea spue chiar „favoritul...”
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Florin Ioan Ular
Romania
Local time: 06:33
Grading comment
Aş prefera şi eu favoritul, dar se pare că şi în celelalte limbi s-a mers tot pe o traducere mot-a-mot : "contro il resto dei partecipanti"
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4 +2împotriva celorlalţi (concurenţi)
Florin Ioan Ular


  

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against the 'field'
împotriva celorlalţi (concurenţi)


Explanation:
Aici „field” are următorul sens:

7. A collective term for all the competitors in any outdoor
contest or trial, or for all except the favorites in the
betting.

http://dictionary.die.net/against the field


Alt exemplu:

(b) To maintain one's ground against all comers.

To lay, or back, against the field, to bet on (a horse,
etc.) against all comers.
http://dictionary.die.net/against the field


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Note added at 2 hrs (2010-03-05 11:48:27 GMT)
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Dacă îţi permiţi mai multă libertate de traducere, s-ar putea spue chiar „favoritul...”

Florin Ioan Ular
Romania
Local time: 06:33
Native speaker of: Romanian
PRO pts in category: 28
Grading comment
Aş prefera şi eu favoritul, dar se pare că şi în celelalte limbi s-a mers tot pe o traducere mot-a-mot : "contro il resto dei partecipanti"

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Adela Porumbel
23 hrs
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agree  Iosif JUHASZ
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