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French to English translations [PRO] Bus/Financial
French term or phrase:donner le change contre...
Le plus probable serait une offre à 2/3 en titre et le reste en cash (scénario évoqué par le marché). Cela permettrait à xx de ne pas trop s’endetter et de donner le change contre une OPE difficilement réalisable.
Thanks Olivier, much obliged - I didn't have a decent dictionary to hand.
53 mins confidence:
turn the tables around on/in the face of
Explanation: I've heard this used in a kind of underhanded context (gambling and sleight of hand), but I can't confirm it on any source at hand here. However, there is "donner la charge contre" (attack sb/sth). Hope it helps, Google doesn't come up with much.
Parrot Spain Local time: 17:45 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 1861