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English translation: pedigree

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French term or phrase:race
English translation:pedigree
Entered by: Stephanie Mitchel
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22:53 Jan 28, 2003
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French term or phrase: race
"Pour les amateurs de douceur, voici un whisky au caractère tendre, dû au peu de tourbe utilisée dans le maltage. Sa droiture, sa race et sa grande allonge en font un Scotch extraordinaire"
race : breeding? breed? pedigree?
Stephanie Mitchel
United States
Local time: 11:12
its class
perhaps: its pedigree
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Local time: 17:12
Grading comment
I like 'pedigree' too. Arf!
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4 +7its class
Susana Galilea



1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +7
its class

perhaps: its pedigree

Local time: 17:12
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
I like 'pedigree' too. Arf!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Thierry LOTTE: I do prefer class
0 min

agree  Peter Coles: "class" for Americans, "pedigree" to achieve the same result for Brits
9 mins

agree  John Garside
7 hrs

agree  Jim Collis: pedigree (Don't Americans know what pedigree is?)
8 hrs

agree  Shog Imas
8 hrs

agree  Domenica Grangiotti
9 hrs

agree  cjohnstone
11 hrs
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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5

a little poetic license...

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Susana Galilea
United States
Local time: 10:12
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 32
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