بازی دست شماست

English translation: the ball is in your court

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Farsi (Persian) term or phrase:بازی دست شماست
English translation:the ball is in your court
Entered by: SeiTT

10:29 Feb 11, 2012
Farsi (Persian) to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - History / History of 20th Century Iran
Farsi (Persian) term or phrase: بازی دست شماست
Greetings,

In an Iran TV historical serial, Aḥmad Shah Qājār said to Rezā Khan: "بازی دست شماست"

Please, what does this mean? Is it a way of conceding defeat or does it just acknowledge that someone has the upper hand temporarily?

Best wishes, and many thanks,

Simon
SeiTT
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:59
the ball is in your court
Explanation:
the ball is in your court (now)
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Armineh Johannes
Local time: 12:59
Grading comment
Many thanks, it fits very well indeed.
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Summary of answers provided
5 +5the ball is in your court
Armineh Johannes
5It is (now) your turn!
Mohammad Emami
4The game is in your hand!
Mahmoud Akbari


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
It is (now) your turn!


Explanation:


Mohammad Emami
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:59
Native speaker of: Native in Farsi (Persian)Farsi (Persian), Native in Persian (Farsi)Persian (Farsi)
PRO pts in category: 8
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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
The game is in your hand!


Explanation:
Depends on the context, but I think your first guess is correct.

Mahmoud Akbari
Russian Federation
Local time: 22:59
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in Farsi (Persian)Farsi (Persian), Native in Persian (Farsi)Persian (Farsi)
PRO pts in category: 8
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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +5
the ball is in your court


Explanation:
the ball is in your court (now)

Armineh Johannes
Local time: 12:59
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in Farsi (Persian)Farsi (Persian), Native in ArmenianArmenian
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Many thanks, it fits very well indeed.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nooshin Jahantiqi
24 mins
  -> thanks

agree  Mahmood Haerian-Ardakani
1 hr
  -> thanks

agree  Edward Plaisance Jr
5 hrs

agree  Ahmad Kabiri
1 day 6 hrs

agree  modestproud
2 days 3 hrs
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