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lanza en ristre

English translation: spear at the ready

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14:49 Mar 18, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: lanza en ristre
[En la moneda] se observan a los Dioscuros, Castor y Pollux, cabalgando *lanza en ristre*...
Jose A Cordero
English translation:spear at the ready
Explanation:
fusiles en ristre = fusiles listos para ser utilizados.

rifles at the ready.
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Oscar Spraggon
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Summary of answers provided
nalance at readyOduvaldo Jardim
naready for action; lance at the readyPaul Sadur
naWith their spears at hand.Carlos Fernandez
nalanza en riestre = with the lance ready to be thrown
Ester Cabral
naspear at the readyOscar Spraggon


  

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36 mins
spear at the ready


Explanation:
fusiles en ristre = fusiles listos para ser utilizados.

rifles at the ready.

Oscar Spraggon
PRO pts in pair: 8
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48 mins
lanza en riestre = with the lance ready to be thrown


Explanation:
they were attacking, their lances in their hands, ready to be thrown

Ester Cabral
Local time: 03:49
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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6 hrs
With their spears at hand.


Explanation:
A lo que se refiere el autor es que tanto Castor como Pollux llevan sus lanzas listas para ser usadas. Las respuestas ofrecidas con anterioridad no tienen sentido ni significado en inglés.

Carlos Fernandez
Local time: 19:49
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6 hrs
ready for action; lance at the ready


Explanation:
Literalmente en este caso, "lance(s) (como son dos) at the ready", como los caballeros al participar en justas; idiomáticamente, también significa "ready for action." Como van montados en caballos, la lanza no es un "spear", sino "lance."


Paul Sadur
Local time: 19:49
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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11 hrs
lance at ready


Explanation:
This reminds me of "Lancelot"

Oduvaldo Jardim
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