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dog slow

Spanish translation: extremadamente lento

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English term or phrase:dog slow
Spanish translation:extremadamente lento
Entered by: Valeria Donzelli
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01:30 Dec 20, 2010
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - IT (Information Technology)
English term or phrase: dog slow
our competitors software is characterized as “dog slow” and “a performance hog.”

Thank you!! ;))
Valeria Donzelli
Argentina
Local time: 21:36
extremadamente lento
Explanation:
I have an american friend who uses that expresion very often. He actually says "slow as a dog". I think it's funny hehehhe but that's what it means. REALLY slow.
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Giannina Ireland
Chile
Local time: 21:36
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Summary of answers provided
4muy lentoMartaHS
4extremadamente lento
Giannina Ireland
4re lento
David Hollywood


  

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
re lento


Explanation:
extremadamente lento

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Note added at 8 Min. (2010-12-20 01:39:53 GMT)
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dog slow = really slow to the point of exasperation

David Hollywood
Local time: 21:36
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 28

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Robin Levey: Yeah. Like 'ere: http://www.configurarequipos.com/foro-ayuda/2724104/20/0/ads...
5 mins
  -> thanks mediamatrix :)

disagree  Anahí Seri: nobody would say that in Spain. is it for Latin America?
1 day 18 hrs
  -> ok np :) did you see my alternative suggestion at 6 mins?

neutral  Giannina Ireland: We use that expression in Chile but is really informal, and very local too... I don't think it's appropriate, unless the context is informal too.
1 day 21 hrs
  -> thanks Giannina but what about my second option at 6 minutes which is identical to yours at 15 hours? Merry Christmas :)
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15 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
extremadamente lento


Explanation:
I have an american friend who uses that expresion very often. He actually says "slow as a dog". I think it's funny hehehhe but that's what it means. REALLY slow.

Giannina Ireland
Chile
Local time: 21:36
Works in field
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in category: 4
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1 day 21 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
muy lento


Explanation:
suerte

MartaHS
United States
Local time: 16:36
Works in field
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in category: 86
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