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zur Ecke klären

English translation: clear to the corner

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German term or phrase:zur Ecke klären
English translation:clear to the corner
Entered by: Thomas Bollmann
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20:58 Dec 17, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Sports / Fitness / Recreation / Football
German term or phrase: zur Ecke klären
In höchster Not klärt Spieler X zur Ecke
Thomas Bollmann
Germany
Local time: 10:29
to clear (the ball) to the corner
Explanation:

(the player) clears (the ball) to the corner

This means that the player kicks the ball to safety in a corner. Usually kicking to corner isn't that safe so it would only be done in an emergency (as suggested by your context)
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Hazel Whiteley
Local time: 09:29
Grading comment
Thanks Hazel,

it was also my suggestion but it sounded too simple ;-)) Now, I am absolutely convinced.

Thanks a lot
Thomas
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4to clear (the ball) to the corner
Hazel Whiteley


  

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to clear (the ball) to the corner


Explanation:

(the player) clears (the ball) to the corner

This means that the player kicks the ball to safety in a corner. Usually kicking to corner isn't that safe so it would only be done in an emergency (as suggested by your context)

Hazel Whiteley
Local time: 09:29
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks Hazel,

it was also my suggestion but it sounded too simple ;-)) Now, I am absolutely convinced.

Thanks a lot
Thomas
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