jouer a la taille

English translation: playing tig/tag

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French term or phrase:jouer a la taille
English translation:playing tig/tag
Entered by: Christopher Burin

02:59 Aug 1, 2005
French to English translations [PRO]
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino
French term or phrase: jouer a la taille
A jeu qui consiste a toucher l'autre pour lui donner la "taille" pour ensuite s'enfuir afin ne pas la recevoir a nouveau
Jan Romanski
United States
Local time: 00:48
playing tig/tag
Explanation:
Playing "tig" or "tag" (an English game for children). The verb would be "to tig/tag" (I believe the two are interchangeable - in my region of England we say "tig" but I know in other areas "tag" is preferred). The above text could thus be rendered as:
the (sic) game consists in "tigging/tagging" the other person by touching them, whilst avoiding at the same time being tigged/tagged back"

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Note added at 23 mins (2005-08-01 03:22:34 GMT)
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n.b. tig is usually rendered as \"jeu du chat\" in French. Nevertheless I believe it is clearly this which is being referred to in the text.
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Christopher Burin
Local time: 07:48
Grading comment
Thank you - thant's exactly what I needed.
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5 +1playing tig/tag
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playing tig/tag


Explanation:
Playing "tig" or "tag" (an English game for children). The verb would be "to tig/tag" (I believe the two are interchangeable - in my region of England we say "tig" but I know in other areas "tag" is preferred). The above text could thus be rendered as:
the (sic) game consists in "tigging/tagging" the other person by touching them, whilst avoiding at the same time being tigged/tagged back"

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Note added at 23 mins (2005-08-01 03:22:34 GMT)
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n.b. tig is usually rendered as \"jeu du chat\" in French. Nevertheless I believe it is clearly this which is being referred to in the text.

Christopher Burin
Local time: 07:48
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thank you - thant's exactly what I needed.

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agree  AbdulHameed Al Hadidi
6 hrs
  -> Thanks Hamid!
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