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place de choix

English translation: is ideally situated

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French term or phrase:place de choix
English translation:is ideally situated
Entered by: Paul Stevens
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07:09 Jan 10, 2002
French to English translations [PRO]
Tourism & Travel / Tourism
French term or phrase: place de choix
A Cavalaire, le Yacht-club occupe une place de choix entre port et plage avec son école de voile, la première du département, d’où sont issus quelques champions du monde.
bharg
India
Local time: 00:23
is ideally situated
Explanation:
I would turn the phrase round slightly as above, and use "is" rather than "occupies".

HTH
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Paul Stevens
Local time: 18:53
Grading comment
Yes indeed - great turn of phrase. THanks a lot.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
5 +3is ideally situatedPaul Stevens
4 +4a prime locationBernieM
5 +1an ideal locationmckinnc
4 -1a choice location
Mary McCusker


  

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): -1
a choice location


Explanation:
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    French knowledge
Mary McCusker
Local time: 13:53
Works in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 2

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Attila Piróth: `choice' is not the proper choice here; an adjective like `prime' or `prestigious' is much better.
2 hrs
  -> choice actually does mean prime in this contextt (I have a background in real estate, plus native English speaker) but the other options are certainly ok too
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
a prime location


Explanation:
a more common English turn of phrase

BernieM
Hong Kong
Local time: 02:53

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mary Worby
26 mins

agree  Andrew Cowderoy
1 hr

agree  Karen Marston
3 hrs

agree  xxx& Associates
7 hrs
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
an ideal location


Explanation:
is situated in an ideal location between the port and the beach

mckinnc
Local time: 19:53
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 20

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  irat56
2 hrs
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +3
is ideally situated


Explanation:
I would turn the phrase round slightly as above, and use "is" rather than "occupies".

HTH

Paul Stevens
Local time: 18:53
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Yes indeed - great turn of phrase. THanks a lot.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Christopher Petch: I think this is the best choice
3 hrs
  -> Thank you

agree  Yolanda Broad
4 hrs
  -> Thank you

agree  hana dolgin
6 hrs
  -> Thank you
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