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tenir gré

English translation: you can't blame

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French term or phrase:tenir gré
English translation:you can't blame
Entered by: David Wallace
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20:37 Oct 26, 2005
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Finance (general) / financial derivatives
French term or phrase: tenir gré
On ne saura tenir gré à un fonds, engagé dans ce genre de transactions, d'imposer un "lock-up" de 3 ans.
David Wallace
United States
Local time: 16:24
you can't blame
Explanation:
strange use of gré, but that's what they mean imo.

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Note added at 3 hrs 14 mins (2005-10-26 23:51:48 GMT)
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they probably meant tenir rigueur.
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xxxsarahl
Local time: 13:24
Grading comment
Thanks very much to you and to all who commented! I wondered why I couldn't find this in any dictionary!
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3 +4you can't blame
xxxsarahl


  

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10 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +4
tenir gré
you can't blame


Explanation:
strange use of gré, but that's what they mean imo.

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Note added at 3 hrs 14 mins (2005-10-26 23:51:48 GMT)
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they probably meant tenir rigueur.

xxxsarahl
Local time: 13:24
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 23
Grading comment
Thanks very much to you and to all who commented! I wondered why I couldn't find this in any dictionary!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Georges Tocco: very strange use indeed
2 hrs
  -> thanks Georges

agree  xxxPFB: et avec les observations // Pas ici, ça risque pas: + 17 ce matin !
8 hrs
  -> wow! agree sur toute la ligne, il va neiger ! mdr//ici ça va pas tarder, +4 ce soir.

agree  DIANE ROUX: L'auteur de cette phrase est-il Français? Normalement "Savoir gré (= être reconnaissant envers quelqu'un) -Tenir rigueur à quelqu'un de quelque chose.
16 hrs
  -> malheureusement, les Français qui manient mal le français sont légion. Merci Diane

agree  Sylvia Smith: Diane also has a good point
16 hrs
  -> thanks Sylvia
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