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|Spanish to English translations [PRO]|
/ business journalism (Casinos sector)
|Spanish term or phrase: matricula de honor, sobresaliente, etc|
|Alright, before you all jump down my throat, I ***know*** it is in the glossary, but this is not an academic text, but rather a magazine article, where they grade recent actions by different companies.|
We have Matricula de Honor, Sobresaliente, Notable, Suspenso and Suspenso Bajo.
I can't really use the A+, A, B scale, as they make rubbish headlines. I was thinking of using Excellent, Very Good, Good, but 'Good' is a bit weak for 'Notable', and then how do I do 'Suspenso' and 'Suspenso Bajo'
Any suggestions welcome, they don't necessarily have to use an academic scale. (Gold, Silver, Bronze, Tin, Wooden Spoon?). The business sector is Casinos, so maybe there is some related vocab?
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|I went for this one, thanks. Poor was the word I needed for suspenso, very poor for suspenso bajo.|
I like the idea of poker hands, but I wouldn't know how to say the two suspenso
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|Summary of answers provided|
|5 +1||Honor roll, outstanding, satisfactory, unsatisfactory, flunked||Refugio|
|4 +1||I don't know the exact order||louisajay|
|4 +1||distinction, excellent|
|4 +1||Excellent/Very good/good/mediocre/poor||SpanTran|
|4||excellent, outstanding, commendable, failed , disappointing,(failed immensely)||lincasanova|
2 mins confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
I don't know the exact order
but could you maybe use the order of hands in poker (eg royal flush, pair etc)? You'd need to find out the hierarchy but it might fit the context.
If you want to keep the academic one, how about Honor Roll for Matricula de Honor then Excellent, Very Good, Poor, Very Poor.
Personally prefer the poker one!
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