podnosić poprzeczkę

English translation: raise the bar, up the ante

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Polish term or phrase:podnosić poprzeczkę
English translation:raise the bar, up the ante
Entered by: Darius Saczuk

10:46 Aug 27, 2014
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Marketing - Idioms / Maxims / Sayings / personal training
Polish term or phrase: podnosić poprzeczkę
"...trener osobisty, który motywuje i nieustannie podnosi nam poprzeczkę..."
Elzbieta Reiner
Poland
Local time: 05:29
raise the bar, challenge
Explanation:
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A new order - Mobile - Australian Open Tennis Championships 2014 ...
www.ausopen.com/.../201312271388118...
Dec 30, 2013 - Stefan Edberg as coach raises the bar and in an instant brings Roger back into the very top fold.

Johnson Adds DeRay Carger To Men's Basketball Roster :: First ...
www.cstv.com/sports/m.../072807aam.ht...
First-year coach raises the bar with first recruit. July 28, 2007. FAIRBANKS, AK - Alaska Nanooks men's basketball head ...

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or: UPS THE ANTE


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Boot Camp In The Bronx | High Definition Training
highdefinitiontraining.com/boot-camp-in...
As people improve, which they do relatively rapidly, the trainer ups the ante and designs a new, more difficult, program ...

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Point Loma Bootcamp | Beach Body Bootcamp
mybeachbodybootcamp.com/point-loma-...
As each person reaches his or her goal, the trainer ups the ante by adjusting the workout to meet a new level of fitness.
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Darius Saczuk
United States
Grading comment
Dziękuję
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
4 +5raise the bar, challenge
Darius Saczuk


Discussion entries: 2





  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
raise the bar, challenge


Explanation:
P

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Note added at 10 mins (2014-08-27 10:56:49 GMT)
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A new order - Mobile - Australian Open Tennis Championships 2014 ...
www.ausopen.com/.../201312271388118...
Dec 30, 2013 - Stefan Edberg as coach raises the bar and in an instant brings Roger back into the very top fold.

Johnson Adds DeRay Carger To Men's Basketball Roster :: First ...
www.cstv.com/sports/m.../072807aam.ht...
First-year coach raises the bar with first recruit. July 28, 2007. FAIRBANKS, AK - Alaska Nanooks men's basketball head ...

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Note added at 3 hrs (2014-08-27 13:56:04 GMT)
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or: UPS THE ANTE


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Note added at 3 hrs (2014-08-27 13:57:26 GMT)
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Boot Camp In The Bronx | High Definition Training
highdefinitiontraining.com/boot-camp-in...
As people improve, which they do relatively rapidly, the trainer ups the ante and designs a new, more difficult, program ...

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Note added at 3 hrs (2014-08-27 13:58:47 GMT)
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 ...

Point Loma Bootcamp | Beach Body Bootcamp
mybeachbodybootcamp.com/point-loma-...
As each person reaches his or her goal, the trainer ups the ante by adjusting the workout to meet a new level of fitness.


Darius Saczuk
United States
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 373
Grading comment
Dziękuję

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  bartek: standards też. Rany, przecież to jest w byle słowniku :(
1 min
  -> ;-). Dzięki.

agree  Maciek Drobka
4 mins
  -> Dzięki, Maćku.

agree  Joanna Carroll
8 mins
  -> Kind thanks, Joanna. :-)

agree  Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.: Can one raise a glass in that bar in the sky?
20 mins
  -> ;-). If there's a will, there's a way. Kind thanks, Frank.

agree  mike23: Count me in for the party
4 hrs
  -> I'm having a blast. Thanks, Mike. ;-)
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