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French translation: un meilleur finish

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14:15 Aug 21, 2002
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Sports / Fitness / Recreation / Sport
English term or phrase: finish
But he had a best finish of fourth and was runninh at the end in only two of those events.
Lise Busquet
Local time: 05:06
French translation:un meilleur finish
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Local time: 05:06
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4 +3un meilleur finish
Gayle Wallimann



2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
un meilleur finish


Local time: 05:06
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 577

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Antonella Andreella
2 mins

agree  Chinoise
9 mins

neutral  Gayle Wallimann: I think that it should be arrivée in French.
13 mins
  -> non, on parle de finish en sport, hippisme....

agree  Geneviève von Levetzow
29 mins
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14 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5

"Arrivée" is the word used for a race's finish. It also could be "meilleur temps" if you are talking about chronometered time, but it doesn't sound like that is exactly what you want to use here.

Robert&Collins Dictionary

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Gayle Wallimann
Local time: 05:06
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 19

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  GILOU: meilleure arrivée ne collerait pas ici
7 mins
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