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to be in foal to

Spanish translation: estar preñada de ( un potro)

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English term or phrase:to be in foal to
Spanish translation:estar preñada de ( un potro)
Entered by: xxxPaul Roige
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10:34 Feb 21, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: to be in foal to
The mare was in foal to Skippy...
Roser Berdagu
estar preñada de ( un potro)
Explanation:
Hola: "la yegüa estaba preñada de Skippy". "In foal": with foal, pregnant. Ain't English awesome too?!? Cheers :-)
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xxxPaul Roige
Spain
Local time: 08:39
Grading comment
Muchas gracias por su satisfactoria respuesta, que me parece la correcta.
Saludos cordiales,
Roser
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Summary of answers provided
naestar preñada de
Elisa Capelão
naestar preñada de ( un potro)xxxPaul Roige
naLa yegua estaba de parto. Poco faltaba para que naciera Skippy,,,Hélène Lévesque


  

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3 hrs
La yegua estaba de parto. Poco faltaba para que naciera Skippy,,,


Explanation:
Litterally, you might say: "La yegua estaba por parir a Skippy", but it sounds awkward to me. Might as well put a little poetry in the business and say it that way.
What do you think?

Hélène Lévesque
Local time: 01:39
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 12
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4 hrs
estar preñada de ( un potro)


Explanation:
Hola: "la yegüa estaba preñada de Skippy". "In foal": with foal, pregnant. Ain't English awesome too?!? Cheers :-)


    New Shorter Oxford
xxxPaul Roige
Spain
Local time: 08:39
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in CatalanCatalan
PRO pts in pair: 666
Grading comment
Muchas gracias por su satisfactoria respuesta, que me parece la correcta.
Saludos cordiales,
Roser

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xxxOso
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6 hrs
estar preñada de


Explanation:
I agree with colleague Paul

yegua preñada de Skippy.
Skippy is the stallion from whom she is pregnant, with foal.
Skippy is not the foal to be born


    I own horses myself
Elisa Capelão
Local time: 07:39
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 70
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