four for four

English translation: he has made four shots out of the four attempted

12:09 Apr 14, 2005
English to English translations [PRO]
Sports / Fitness / Recreation
English term or phrase: four for four
And he's four for four. He is on fire. He cannot be stopped and he scores again.
Sandra
English translation:he has made four shots out of the four attempted
Explanation:
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he has scored with all the 4 shots he attempted

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usually in basketball
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Konstantin Kisin
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:03
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Dank je!
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5 +13he has made four shots out of the four attempted
Konstantin Kisin


  

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he has made four shots out of the four attempted


Explanation:
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Note added at 1 min (2005-04-14 12:11:21 GMT)
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he has scored with all the 4 shots he attempted

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Note added at 3 mins (2005-04-14 12:13:57 GMT)
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usually in basketball

Konstantin Kisin
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:03
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Dank je!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  sarahl (X)
2 mins

agree  Charlie Bavington (X): yep, "for" here = "out of"
10 mins

agree  Mikhail Kropotov: four shots on target out of four attempted shots +++ good point. how about 4 successful shots out of 4 attempted
13 mins
  -> on target can be a tricky thing - in football a "shot on target" is a shot that would have been a goal, had the 'keeper not saved it. Thanks Misha

agree  Java Cafe
16 mins

agree  Can Altinbay: Right on the money.
36 mins

agree  Darya Kozak: íå÷åãî äîáàâèòü. ïðîñòî ýãðè
1 hr

agree  Kim Metzger: If this were about baseball, he'd be batting 1000.
1 hr

agree  jccantrell: could be basketball, ice hockey but from the commentary NOT baseball.
2 hrs

agree  RebeW
2 hrs

agree  RHELLER: he didn't miss any :-)
6 hrs

agree  humbird
7 hrs

agree  Will Matter: 100% (both your answer and the question).
14 hrs

agree  Robert Donahue (X): Nice job Kostya
1 day 9 hrs
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