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Spanish translation: a tercero

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English term or phrase:In the money
Spanish translation:a tercero
Entered by: Gerardo Ferrer-Sueta
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05:58 Jan 25, 2000
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Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: In the money
The text is about bets. This is the definition: "In horse racing, a horse that finishes first, second or third." Does anyone know the exact term in Spanish? Thanks!
Carolina Villegas
a tercero
Explanation:
En contra de la intuición, en Argentina si quieres apostar a un caballo en las tres primeras posiciones tienes que apostar "a tercero" Ve el sitio web del hipódromo de Palermo. Suerte con los caballos.
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Gerardo Ferrer-Sueta
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Summary of answers provided
nalos tres primeros lugares
Alexandro Padres Jimenez
naa terceroGerardo Ferrer-Sueta
naseguro ganadorvictorh
nacaballo ganador y placésilviakatz
naestar forrado en plata/clasificarse en primer,segundo lugarDaphne Corral
nain the moneyWilson Rood
naque es seguro ganadorRaúl Valenzuela
na"Ser un ganador", "ser uno de los triunfadores"
Sebastian Lopez


  

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18 mins
"Ser un ganador", "ser uno de los triunfadores"


Explanation:
To be "in the money" is indeed a betting term. It means that, say, the horse you have bet on has arrived 1st, 2nd or 3rd, i.e., in one of the positions that guarantee winning a prize. By extension, "to be in the money" is used about any idea or project that turns out to be a winner. I would need more context (that is to say, to know what the rest of the phrase talks about) to be able to provide a suitable translation.

Sebastian Lopez
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19 mins
in the money


Explanation:


Please translate the English word/phrase "In the money" into Spanish


The text is about bets. This is the definition: \"In horse racing, a horse
that finishes first, second or third.\" Does anyone know the exact term in
Spanish? Thanks!
"Un caballo que logra el primer, segundo, o tercer lugar en la carrera, esta seguro de ganar la apuesta y obtener ganancias".
Es un caballo "ganador", tanto de la carrera como del dinero de las apuestas. "El caballo que logra una de las tres primeras posiciones en la carrera gana dinero. " I can't think of any phrase that translates exactly the same as "in the money", but hope the above gives you an idea.
Good luck.

Bill

Wilson Rood
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1 hr
que es seguro ganador


Explanation:
Could be that a horse "in the money" may mean that, no matter the place it finishes the race, it is a guarantee that the gambler will always win.

Raúl Valenzuela
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1 hr
estar forrado en plata/clasificarse en primer,segundo lugar


Explanation:
To be in the money: if it is a person, he has lots of money: estar forrado en plata.

If its a horse: clasificarse en primer, segundo o tercer lugar.

Daphne Corral
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1 hr
caballo ganador y placé


Explanation:
placé: el caballo que en una carrera llega después del ganador. A los efectos de los premios, los placés son 3.



    Fuente: Enciclopedia Univ. del Deporte - Alfredo Burnet-Merlin
silviakatz
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2 hrs
los tres primeros lugares


Explanation:
Usually meaning the winning contestants or players or participants.

Good luck!

Alexandro Padres Jimenez
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3 hrs
a tercero


Explanation:
En contra de la intuición, en Argentina si quieres apostar a un caballo en las tres primeras posiciones tienes que apostar "a tercero" Ve el sitio web del hipódromo de Palermo. Suerte con los caballos.


    Reference: http://www.palermo.com.ar/web22.html
Gerardo Ferrer-Sueta
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1 day1 hr
seguro ganador


Explanation:
se refiere a que tiene posibilidades mucho mayores al promedio de ganar.
Estar en el grupo de ganadores.

victorh
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