Re: [Czechlist] Re: "Zavodeni na cas"
- From: "melvyn.geo" <zehrovak@...>
> Just out of curiosity,Uh-oh...
The thing is, the problem occured in one of my recent jobs, it was an
express translation so not much time to think about it, I used "clocked",
which is not good and I know it now but for the unlikely case that I will
come across it in future, I want to be ready next time :-)
> what would best correspond to our " pojidani knedlikuI thought all races were won by the guy (or gal) who finished first.
> / rezani polen atd. NA CAS" i.e. the guy who finishes first wins.
Not always, as Matej pointed out, there are competitions where quantity
matters, not time, and I had to distinguish it; in a nearby village of
Mutenice, they hold Championship in drinking slivovice every year, two years
ago the "winner" had to be taken to hospital due to alcohol poisoning, not
Thanks for your contributions, Melvyn and Matej.
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