to assume

15:31 May 3, 2011
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Sports / Fitness / Recreation / softball
English term or phrase: to assume
On softball:

"The next sections describe the proper mechanics for throwing. All descriptions assume a right-handed thrower."

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Summary of answers provided
5son para / se entiende que son para lanzadores diestros.
Rody Correa Avila
5presuponer / partir de la base de que
Paula Lis
5son para (lanzadores diestros)
Monica Colangelo
4 +1asumen / dan por sentado
isabel murillo


  

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
asumen / dan por sentado


Explanation:
Todas las descripciones asumen / dan por sentado que el lanzador es diestro.

isabel murillo
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Native speaker of: Native in CatalanCatalan, Native in SpanishSpanish
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agree  Ximena Diaz (X): tambien: suponen que....
10 mins
  -> gracias Ximena y también por la sugerencia

agree  FVS (X): I prefer presumen to asumen. Suponen que is even better.
12 mins
  -> gracias y también por las sugerencias

disagree  Monica Colangelo: "asumir" es incorrecto porque no tiene un significado totalmente distinto de "assume"; y tampoco estoy de acuerdo con "dar por sentado" porque me parece una expresión extraña para el contexto.
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59 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
son para (lanzadores diestros)


Explanation:
Me parece más común

Monica Colangelo
Argentina
Local time: 09:33
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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17 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
presuponer / partir de la base de que


Explanation:
Todas las descripciones presuponen/ dan por sentado que / parten de la base de que el lanzador es diestro.

Paula Lis
Mexico
Local time: 06:33
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in GalicianGalician
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1 day 1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
son para / se entiende que son para lanzadores diestros.


Explanation:
en ese contexto yo creo que sería algo así.



Rody Correa Avila
Mexico
Local time: 06:33
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
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