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escassas décimas

English translation: meagre tenths of a percentage

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Portuguese term or phrase:escassas décimas
English translation:meagre tenths of a percentage
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)
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14:06 Jun 26, 2007
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Other / television
Portuguese term or phrase: escassas décimas
A TVI é líder de audiências no mercado português desde 2006, depois de alguns anos a ver escapar o primeiro lugar por **escassas décimas.**

Does this mean poor ratings, perchance?
Amy Duncan
Brazil
Local time: 09:31
meagre tenths of a percentage
Explanation:
Mike :)

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Note added at 10 mins (2007-06-26 14:16:44 GMT)
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BARELY TENTHS OF A PERCENT - another way of phrasing it.


No, not at all. The ratings were still very good; it's just that it missed first place by a pittance, by barely tenths of a percent
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Michael Powers (PhD)
United States
Local time: 08:31
Grading comment
Thanks, Mike!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +2meagre tenths of a percentage
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meagre tenths of a percentage


Explanation:
Mike :)

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Note added at 10 mins (2007-06-26 14:16:44 GMT)
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BARELY TENTHS OF A PERCENT - another way of phrasing it.


No, not at all. The ratings were still very good; it's just that it missed first place by a pittance, by barely tenths of a percent

Michael Powers (PhD)
United States
Local time: 08:31
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 71
Grading comment
Thanks, Mike!

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agree  Henrique Magalhaes
56 mins
  -> Thank you, Henrique - Mike :)

agree  mccampello
3 hrs
  -> Thank you, Maria - Mike :)
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Jun 27, 2007 - Changes made by Michael Powers (PhD):
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/41558">Amy Duncan's</a> old entry - "escassas décimas" » "meagre tenths of a percentage"


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