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"Tiebreaker" or "tie-breaking" in French

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vedas May 9, 2014. 4 Replies

Looking for the right idiomatic translation of the word describing breaking a tie in a competition.  In English, "tiebreaking" or variants.  In Spanish, "desempatar".  It appears that a slang term…Continue

Tags: terminology, golf, sports

Golf Terms - Starter, Flight

Started this discussion. Last reply by Erwan Mar 14, 2012. 1 Reply

Looking for the French equivalent to the English (American) golf terms:Starter - the official at the first tee who administers the commencement of play.Flight - a subset of a competition's…Continue

French Golf Terms

Started Aug 1, 2011 0 Replies

What do locals at French golf courses call their electric (or gasoline) golf carts ("buggies" in the UK)?  I've seen "chariot de golf" and "voiturette de golf" translations - by Americans. And...…Continue

Tags: golf

From, Through, Until, and Effective Dates

Started this discussion. Last reply by Neil Coffey Mar 16, 2011. 5 Replies

"We will be absent from Tuesday through Saturday.""We were on vacation from 27 February through 3 March." If through implies inclusivity, what are the proper French prepositions in the above…Continue

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