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14 days ago

rosa (a guest user) asked this question:

Language pair:

Spanish > English

Subject:

General

Level of diffculty:

Easy / medium

Word or term in question:

Bajar la maratón

Context:

Bajar la maratón de 2h40 creo que es una gran marca y que me motivo mucho en lo personal

 

 

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14 days ago

Carlos Pablo MIGUES-LABANCA, BSc.  See my profile wrote:

Break my record (by running faster) in the marathon

My comment:

Some words are misssing in the original. It should read: Bajar MI PROPIA MARCA en la maratón de 2h40...
Hope it helps :o) Bon courage !!

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14 days ago

Vicki Santamaria  See my profile wrote:

To lower to lower my time running a marathon to 2hrs. 40 minutes ....

My comment:

I think the speaker is leaving out a lot of words, but is talking about setting a personal best time, not winning.

My references:

Being married to a marathon runner. :)

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14 days ago

Vicki Santamaria  See profile wrote:

Or actually, it would be breaking her personal of 2hrs. 40 minutes, going under that time.

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14 days ago

Barbara R. Cochran, MFA  See my profile wrote:

to win the marathon/come out victorious in the marathon

My comment:

By establishing a record.

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14 days ago

Ciira M.  See my profile wrote:

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14 days ago

Ciira M.  See profile wrote:

better: underrun

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