palo

English translation: goal post

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Italian term or phrase:palo
English translation:goal post
Entered by: Daniel Gold

17:25 Nov 28, 2013
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Sports / Fitness / Recreation / website for Serie A team
Italian term or phrase: palo
What is the official term for a "palo" in football?

"La sua eccezionale esplosività lo rende fortissimo tra i pali."

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Daniel Gold
Israel
Local time: 04:07
goal post
Explanation:
The term is goal post, although a more idiomatic version would be "between the sticks".
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Ian Mansbridge
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:07
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thanks
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goal post


Explanation:
The term is goal post, although a more idiomatic version would be "between the sticks".

Ian Mansbridge
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:07
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 20
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thanks

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nancy Greenleese
29 mins
  -> Thank you!

agree  philgoddard: Not sure about "sticks" though.
7 hrs
  -> Thanks! 'between the sticks' is used quite frequently...see for example: http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/new-season-new-play...
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