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grâce à son frère, "qui a connu l'époque" des grands clubs belges.

English translation: thanks to his brother, who was around at the time of the major Belgian clubs

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French term or phrase:grâce à son frère,
English translation:thanks to his brother, who was around at the time of the major Belgian clubs
Entered by: julian_t
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09:40 Nov 28, 2008
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French term or phrase: grâce à son frère, "qui a connu l'époque" des grands clubs belges.
don't know how to turn this into proper english.
Thanks for your help.
julian_t
Local time: 18:00
thanks to his brother, who was around at the time of the major Belgian clubs
Explanation:
I'm not crazy about "major" - important, leading... depending how exactly these clubs are "grand".

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Note added at 26 mins (2008-11-28 10:07:22 GMT)
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John has made a very valid comment about "glory days" - your context will decide.

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Note added at 40 mins (2008-11-28 10:21:36 GMT)
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OK... nightclubs fits in with the DJ question!

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Sandra Petch
Local time: 18:00
Grading comment
Thanks a lot, you have all been very helpful.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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thanks to his brother, who was around at the time of the major Belgian clubs


Explanation:
I'm not crazy about "major" - important, leading... depending how exactly these clubs are "grand".

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Note added at 26 mins (2008-11-28 10:07:22 GMT)
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John has made a very valid comment about "glory days" - your context will decide.

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Note added at 40 mins (2008-11-28 10:21:36 GMT)
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OK... nightclubs fits in with the DJ question!



Sandra Petch
Local time: 18:00
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 44
Grading comment
Thanks a lot, you have all been very helpful.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  John Peterson: or "big" or "top" for grand (I'm assuming it's about football" - lived through the glory days might be a possibility if any further context can justify it.
4 mins
  -> Good comment about the glory days.

agree  juliebarba: I'd say big, presuming it's for night clubs!
24 mins
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