# inches

## English translation: feet

 15:19 May 7, 2014
English language (monolingual) [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial - Fisheries / fish company
 English term or phrase: inches Catcher Vessels There are 11 boats in our company's fishing vessel fleet, which operates predominantly in the XXX Sea and Gulf of YYY. They range from ***103' to 133'*** in length and 850 to 1800 horsepower. The vessel length measures are expressed in "inches". Is this right? In Spanish they are always expressed in meters, which would be more similar to feet...
 Ana JuliáSpain Local time: 12:28
 Selected answer:feet Explanation:Feet are denoted by a single prime ('), inches by a double prime (''). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foot_(unit)--------------------------------------------------Note added at 7 mins (2014-05-07 15:26:22 GMT)--------------------------------------------------For instance: I am 5'11". (five feet, eleven inches tall, or "five foot eleven").
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Filippe Vasconcellos de Freitas Guimarães
Brazil
Local time: 09:28
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4 +8feet
 Filippe Vasconcellos de Freitas Guimarães
5 +1pouces
 Jean-Claude Gouin

Discussion entries: 1

6 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +8
feet

Explanation:
Feet are denoted by a single prime ('), inches by a double prime ('').
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foot_(unit)

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Note added at 7 mins (2014-05-07 15:26:22 GMT)
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For instance: I am 5'11". (five feet, eleven inches tall, or "five foot eleven").

 Filippe Vasconcellos de Freitas GuimarãesBrazilLocal time: 09:28Native speaker of: English, Portuguese
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agree  Cilian O'Tuama: besides, 103 inches is approx 2.5 metres, which would be a small fishing boat
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-> A 2.5-m fishing boat with 1800 horsepower would be a sight to behold, though! Perhaps with a jet engine? :)

agree  Andrés Martínez: About 30 to 40 meters long or so. In inches, they will be dinghies.
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-> Thank you, Andrés!

agree
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-> Thank you, Victoria!

agree
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-> Thank you, Charles!

agree
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-> Thank you, Mark!

agree
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-> Thank you, Tony!

agree  jccantrell: Yep.
 8 hrs

agree  David Hollywood: feet .. inches is "
 11 hrs

2 hrs   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
pouces

Explanation:
1. You wanted to know how to translate 'inches' in French. The answer is 'pouces'. 2. Your second question is 'which would be more similar to feet'. The answer is 'feet'. 3. When you write 103' to 133', that means 103 feet to 133 feet. 4. All over the world, we write 'metres' ... except in the U.S.A.

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Note added at 2 heures (2014-05-07 18:02:22 GMT)
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Since it's ENGLISH to ENGLISH, forget # 1 above. Sorry.

 Jean-Claude GouinCanadaLocal time: 06:28Native speaker of: French

agree  David Hollywood: and you're right ... asker asked for "inches" so "pouces"
 9 hrs

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