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bon chiffre / mauvais chiffres

English translation: Good results / poor results


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French term or phrase:bon chiffre / mauvais chiffres
English translation:Good results / poor results
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00:49 Jun 17, 2005
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French term or phrase: bon chiffre / mauvais chiffres
Ce bon chiffre cache cependant des évolutions divergentes : les ventes de biens à destination de --- continuent de ralentir pour pratiquement stagner (+--- en volume au cours du trimestre s’achevant en avril) tandis qu’en dehors de --- le volume des ventes rebondit nettement (+---).

Comme nous l’avons vu, les mauvais chiffres de la consommation et de la production ont continué de s’accumuler.
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Good results and poor results
one way to say it
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5 +7Good results and poor results
Jane Lamb-Ruiz
4 +1good numbers/bad numbers

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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
good numbers/bad numbers

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Note added at 8 mins (2005-06-17 00:58:22 GMT)

Sorry, I don\'t think bad numbers is appropriate in this context. Keep \"These good numbers\" though.

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agree  Jane Lamb-Ruiz: actually, in a speech or other spoken discourse, this would be OK
29 mins
  -> ... yeah, but not here
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15 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +7
Good results and poor results

one way to say it

Jane Lamb-Ruiz
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agree  Simon Charass: 100%
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agree  Anna Maria Augustine at proZ.com
9 mins

agree  Merit: one real good way to say it
37 mins

agree  Nico Staes
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agree  Dr Sue Levy
6 hrs

agree  AbdulHameed Al Hadidi
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agree  Angela Dickson
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