well on your way to losing

Spanish translation: a punto de perder.

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English term or phrase:well on your way to losing
Spanish translation:a punto de perder.
Entered by: Beatriz Ramírez de Haro

20:29 Sep 14, 2018
    The asker opted for community grading. The question was closed on 2018-09-17 21:54:07 based on peer agreement (or, if there were too few peer comments, asker preference.)


English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Psychology / Manipulative people
English term or phrase: well on your way to losing
Context:

And manipulative people are expert at fighting in subtle and almost undetectable ways. Most of the time, when they’re
trying to take advantage or gain the upper hand, you don’t even know you’re in a fight until you’re well on your way to losing.

Thanks!
Maria Iglesia Ramos
Spain
Local time: 00:21
hasta que estás a punto de perder.
Explanation:
"... ni siquiera sabes que / te das cuenta de que estás peleando hasta que estás a punto de perder"
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Beatriz Ramírez de Haro
Spain
Local time: 00:21
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3 +4hasta que estás a punto de perder.
Beatriz Ramírez de Haro


  

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hasta que estás a punto de perder.


Explanation:
"... ni siquiera sabes que / te das cuenta de que estás peleando hasta que estás a punto de perder"

Beatriz Ramírez de Haro
Spain
Local time: 00:21
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PRO pts in category: 1320
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  olv10siq
59 mins
  -> Muchas gracias - Bea

agree  David Hollywood
4 hrs
  -> Thanks David - Bea

agree  Mónica Algazi
15 hrs
  -> Saludos y buen finde Mónica - Bea

agree  Chema Nieto Castañón
2 days 4 hrs
  -> Gracias Chema - Bea
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