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09:41 May 25, 2000
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Portuguese term or phrase: flic-flac
Reconhece que "a Assembleia da República pode fazê-lo", mas não aceita a argumentação dos deputados. É um verdedeiro flic-flac dos deputados."
Sue Simons
English translation:Flic-Flac
Explanation:
In Portugal, this term is very frequently associated with gymnastics, and heard when the gymnastics championships are broadcast on TV. The explanation from USA Gymnastics Online has the exact meaning:

Flic-Flac
also known as a flip-flop or back handspring. Take off one or two feet, jump backwards onto hands and land on feet. This element is used in a majority of tumbling passes on the floor exercise. It's also used a great deal on the balance beam.
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Alfarroba
Portugal
Local time: 06:20
Grading comment
Thanks, good explanation. Sue.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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naFlic-FlacAlfarroba
naflic-flacJosé Vianna


  

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3 hrs
flic-flac


Explanation:
Flic-flac is kind of international slang
flic·flac n.
a step in dancing in which the feet strike rapidly together.
[1850–55; < F; imit.]
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    Reference: http://www.flicflac.de/
José Vianna
PRO pts in pair: 46
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16 hrs
Flic-Flac


Explanation:
In Portugal, this term is very frequently associated with gymnastics, and heard when the gymnastics championships are broadcast on TV. The explanation from USA Gymnastics Online has the exact meaning:

Flic-Flac
also known as a flip-flop or back handspring. Take off one or two feet, jump backwards onto hands and land on feet. This element is used in a majority of tumbling passes on the floor exercise. It's also used a great deal on the balance beam.


    Reference: http://www.usa-gymnastics.org/gymnastics/glossary.html
Alfarroba
Portugal
Local time: 06:20
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 20
Grading comment
Thanks, good explanation. Sue.
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