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he is right down the lip

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20:06 Sep 18, 2007
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English to French translations [PRO]
Sports / Fitness / Recreation / Snowboard
English term or phrase: he is right down the lip

un snowboarder tente de faire un rail slide sur un rail assez long. Il "sort" du rail avant la fin. Déçu, son ami s'écrit :

"Oh no! ***He’s right down the lip***."

Merci d'avance.
Local time: 14:43

Summary of answers provided
4 +3il est sorti trop tôt (en dessous de la lèvre)

Discussion entries: 1



4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
il est sorti trop tôt (en dessous de la lèvre)


Local time: 14:43
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Delphine G: oui pour "sorti trop tôt", sinon il semble que lip=lèvre de la vague dans le cas du surf en mer, et "sommet du mur" en snowboard, souvent laissé non-traduit en français.
19 mins
  -> Entièrement d'accord et merci Delphine.

agree  Matthieu Moroni: le lip est l'arête d'un pipe ou d'une bosse et aparament, ici, d'un rail
50 mins
  -> Merci Matthieu, oui pour arrête.

agree  Mohamed Mehenoun
2 hrs
  -> Thank you Mohamed.
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