my

Spanish translation: Not metric yards

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02:11 Aug 17, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Marketing
English term or phrase: my
18 metres (or 26.1 my)
I am not sure if "my" stands for metric yards
Ona
Spanish translation:Not metric yards
Explanation:
Dear Ona,

I didn't find what "my" stands for but I hope this helps: "my" in this case does not stand for metric yards.

A metric yard is 90 cm and it is an architectural way of measuring lenght.

That means that 18 meters would be 20 metric yards, not 26.1 ; moreover, 26.1 metric yards should be the same as 23.49 meters, not 18.

Hope it helps somehow!

Best wishes, Flavio
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Flavio Ferri-Benedetti
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Local time: 12:04
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Summary of answers provided
naMotor yacht
Roberto Robles
naMotor yacht
Roberto Robles
nanot metric yards
Andrea Bullrich
naNot metric yards
Flavio Ferri-Benedetti


  

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48 mins
Not metric yards


Explanation:
Dear Ona,

I didn't find what "my" stands for but I hope this helps: "my" in this case does not stand for metric yards.

A metric yard is 90 cm and it is an architectural way of measuring lenght.

That means that 18 meters would be 20 metric yards, not 26.1 ; moreover, 26.1 metric yards should be the same as 23.49 meters, not 18.

Hope it helps somehow!

Best wishes, Flavio


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Flavio Ferri-Benedetti
Spain
Local time: 12:04
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 121
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5 hrs
not metric yards


Explanation:
I agree with Flavio's answer. I checked Joshua Madison's converter (the free converter you can download from the page below) and none of the distance measures provided there convert 18 metres into 26.01 anything.
This converter is pretty complete. I hope someone else comes up with another idea to help you!


    Reference: http://www.environmental-expert.com/freeware/convert.htm
Andrea Bullrich
Local time: 07:04
Native speaker of: Spanish
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15 hrs
Motor yacht


Explanation:
Is that the topic?
Common informal meaning for my is Motor Yacht.

There was no other alternative in
Webster's unabridged
Webster's Abbreviations Unabridged
Polytechnical López Santos Dictionary (very complete), etc.

Hope it helps

Raúl

Roberto Robles
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15 hrs
Motor yacht


Explanation:
Is that the topic?
Common informal meaning for my is Motor Yacht.

There was no other alternative in
Webster's unabridged
Webster's Abbreviations Unabridged
Polytechnical López Santos Dictionary (very complete), etc.

Hope it helps

Raúl

Roberto Robles
PRO pts in pair: 12
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