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English translation: Rascals

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Spanish term or phrase:Pilluelos
English translation:Rascals
Entered by: FalconRock
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09:00 Aug 25, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: Pilluelos
this is a baseball team name.
FalconRock
rascals
Explanation:
This is the translation given by Collins. (Sounds kind of funny for the name of a baseball team, but that's what it means.)
Selected response from:

xxxtazdog
Spain
Local time: 20:11
Grading comment
Thank you this helped a lot.
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +2Street Urchins/ Urchins
two2tango
na +2Rascalsxxxtrans4u
na +2rascalsxxxtazdog
na +1"The Little Devils"
jsavage
naCrooks
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh


  

Answers


2 mins
Crooks


Explanation:
I would leave it in Spanish, though.


Regards,

BSD

Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 12:11
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 219

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY: a bit too pejorative for a successful team...bad press possibilities there!
18 mins
  -> Yes, you are right. It is too tough a term.:)))

agree  flaviofbg: I like it
20 mins
  -> Sip. Me pareció que "pilluelos" era DEMASIADO inocente para un equipo de baseball...:))
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6 mins peer agreement (net): +2
rascals


Explanation:
This is the translation given by Collins. (Sounds kind of funny for the name of a baseball team, but that's what it means.)


    Collins
xxxtazdog
Spain
Local time: 20:11
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 5410
Grading comment
Thank you this helped a lot.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY: yep...has a kind of "winningness" about it
15 mins

agree  Andrea Bullrich: I love it! :-))) Go Rascals!
3 hrs
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6 mins peer agreement (net): +2
Rascals


Explanation:
How about: The Little Rascals if it´s a team made up of small kiddos.

pillo-rascal, hoodlum, loafer, vagabond, blackguard,a petty thief.

Hope this helps.

Bye

xxxtrans4u
PRO pts in pair: 308

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY: i like that! especially if it is kiddos
13 mins
  -> Thnx, I´ve got a kiddo of my own in little league.

agree  mónica alfonso
1 hr
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12 mins peer agreement (net): +1
"The Little Devils"


Explanation:
Seems it might fit into context!

jsavage
Local time: 19:11
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 9

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY: reasonable possibililty too
9 mins
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21 mins peer agreement (net): +2
Street Urchins/ Urchins


Explanation:
I'd leave it in Spanish if it is a proper name, but would include its meaning


    Diccionario Collins English Spanish English
two2tango
Argentina
Local time: 16:11
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 724

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY: interesting possibility for "give the kids a break" publicity purposes
2 mins

agree  Adam H: "Urchins" also nickname of Hornchurch Football Club, England
59 mins
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