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победа над шведами у мыса Гангут

English translation: ...which made it possible to gain a splendid victory over the Swedes at Cape Gangut...

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23:53 Aug 5, 2001
Russian to English translations [PRO]
Russian term or phrase: победа над шведами у мыса Гангут
... что позволило одержать блистательную победу над шведами у мыса Гангут (1714) ....
Malibu
English translation:...which made it possible to gain a splendid victory over the Swedes at Cape Gangut...
Explanation:
If the subject of the sentence is previously mentioned (ex. "the Russians"),it might read better if this section were worded "... allowed them to gain a splendid victory over the Swedes...". If the importance is more on the circumstances, you might also consider "... allowed for the splendid victory...". You will obviously have to determine the better option from the context. I think that the noun "Swedes" is better than the adjective "Swedish" (unless "Swedish" is qualified in some way, such as "over Swedish forces" or "over the Swedish navy"). Hope this helps!
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Summary of answers provided
na +1the Swedish defeat at Cape Gangut
mayakal
naVictory over the Swedes at Cape GangutInam khan
naVictory over the Swedes at Cape GangutInam khan
nathat made it possible to gain the magnificent victory over the Swedes at the Gangut CapeAlexander Kudriavtsev
na...which made it possible to gain a splendid victory over the Swedes at Cape Gangut...PIngalls
na -1victory over the Sweden at the Gangut CapeDrSantos


  

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27 mins peer agreement (net): -1
victory over the Sweden at the Gangut Cape


Explanation:
word by word...
CAPE could be also promontory.
[looking at this text, it seems related to the previous question - so, the previous one, is, then, "navy matter".


    the whole phrase/text makes sense now.
DrSantos
Local time: 05:29
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disagree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY: Doc..it is over the "Swedes"
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32 mins peer agreement (net): +1
the Swedish defeat at Cape Gangut


Explanation:
OR: the defeat of the Swedish at Cape Gangut

mayakal
Local time: 05:29
Native speaker of: Native in BulgarianBulgarian
PRO pts in pair: 9

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agree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY: i like the second alternative better
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1 hr
that made it possible to gain the magnificent victory over the Swedes at the Gangut Cape


Explanation:
self-explanatory

Alexander Kudriavtsev
Local time: 07:29
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7 hrs
...which made it possible to gain a splendid victory over the Swedes at Cape Gangut...


Explanation:
If the subject of the sentence is previously mentioned (ex. "the Russians"),it might read better if this section were worded "... allowed them to gain a splendid victory over the Swedes...". If the importance is more on the circumstances, you might also consider "... allowed for the splendid victory...". You will obviously have to determine the better option from the context. I think that the noun "Swedes" is better than the adjective "Swedish" (unless "Swedish" is qualified in some way, such as "over Swedish forces" or "over the Swedish navy"). Hope this helps!

PIngalls
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3 days 11 hrs
Victory over the Swedes at Cape Gangut


Explanation:
The Defeat of the Swedish Army at Cape Gangut.

Inam khan
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3 days 11 hrs
Victory over the Swedes at Cape Gangut


Explanation:
The Defeat of the Swedish Army at Cape Gangut by the Russia.

Inam khan
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