freies Spiel

English translation: free play

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German term or phrase:freies Spiel
English translation:free play
Entered by: Elisabeth Moser

23:28 Feb 21, 2008
German to English translations [PRO]
Sports / Fitness / Recreation / Soccer
German term or phrase: freies Spiel
obviously "free" is not proper here, but what is -- can't come up with anything.
Hier are some examples:

Der Trainer zieht sich daher beim freien Spiel weitestgehend zurück ....

und schließlich die erarbeiteten Angriffsmuster im freien Spiel

und noch einmal unter Spielformen:
Freies Spiel
Elisabeth Moser
United States
Local time: 12:51
free play
Explanation:
it's a quite acceptable term in English
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Melanie Wittwer
New Zealand
Local time: 04:51
Grading comment
Thanks, I surely thought it was too simple.
Have a great day,
Lis
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



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4free play
Melanie Wittwer


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free play


Explanation:
it's a quite acceptable term in English


    Reference: http://www.soccerxpert.com/SoccerTips/id1220.aspx
Melanie Wittwer
New Zealand
Local time: 04:51
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks, I surely thought it was too simple.
Have a great day,
Lis

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ingeborg Gowans (X): website confirms it; you are spot on/ bend it like Beckham (spelling? I am tired)
56 mins

disagree  Darren Moorby: It sounds more like "open play" to me, though free play does indeed crop up on the Web
3 days 6 hrs
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