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to hit the exacta

Spanish translation: Ganar a la dupla

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English term or phrase:to hit the exacta
Spanish translation:Ganar a la dupla
Entered by: Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
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14:09 Mar 18, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: to hit the exacta
I did hit he exacta on two long shots, on one hundred dollar bets, and I came home with...
Roser Berdagu
Ganar a la "dupla" ( en carreras de caballos)
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exacta

EXACTA = PERFECTA ( Apuestas en Estados Unidos)


exacta [ig zákt ] (plural exactas) noun
US BETTING See "PERFECTA"

[Mid-20th century. From American Spanish quiniela exacta 'exact quinella', a game of chance.]

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perfecta

perfecta [p r fékt ] (plural perfectas) noun

GAMBLING bet on 2 competitors: a type of bet, especially on dogs or horses, that pays if the two entries chosen come in first and second in the order predicted. US term exacta

[Late 20th century. From American Spanish quiniela perfecta 'perfect quinella (a form of betting)'.]

Saludos, :)

BD
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Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 14:09
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Muchísimas gracias por la traducción y explicación, aunque en España creo que no debe decirse de la misma manera, pero servirá para informarme.
Afectuosos saludos,
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Summary of answers provided
naGanar a la "dupla" ( en carreras de caballos)
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
naganar la quiniela
Mauricio López Langenbach
naAcertar o atinarle o pegarle a la exactamgort


  

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7 mins
Acertar o atinarle o pegarle a la exacta


Explanation:
La exacta es un tipo de quiniela.

mgort
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7 mins
ganar la quiniela


Explanation:
La "exacta" es una apuesta que consiste en determinar los caballos que llegan en primer y segundo puesto, en el orden correcto. Es lo que, al menos en Chile, se llama "quiniela".
La frase quedaría:

Gané la quiniela en dos ocasiones en que las posibilidades eran muy bajas, con apuestas de cien dólares, y volví a casa con...


    Mi experiencia burrera
Mauricio López Langenbach
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Local time: 10:09
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
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1 hr
Ganar a la "dupla" ( en carreras de caballos)


Explanation:

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exacta

EXACTA = PERFECTA ( Apuestas en Estados Unidos)


exacta [ig zákt ] (plural exactas) noun
US BETTING See "PERFECTA"

[Mid-20th century. From American Spanish quiniela exacta 'exact quinella', a game of chance.]

Encarta®

perfecta

perfecta [p r fékt ] (plural perfectas) noun

GAMBLING bet on 2 competitors: a type of bet, especially on dogs or horses, that pays if the two entries chosen come in first and second in the order predicted. US term exacta

[Late 20th century. From American Spanish quiniela perfecta 'perfect quinella (a form of betting)'.]

Saludos, :)

BD

Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
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