Translation of lame duck in Spanish:
- fracaso (masculine), caso (masculine) perdido (before noun/delante del nombre) a lame-duck company una compañía sin futuro a lame-duck official un funcionario sin ningún poder, un cero a la izquierda [colloquial/familiar] a lame-duck president[ un presidente que no ha sido reelegido, en los últimos meses de su mandato ]Example sentences
- Yet, without strong and committed patrons, there is a real danger that he could become an ineffectual lame duck quite soon.
- A spokesman for the FSA said: ‘This is not about propping up lame ducks.’
- Subsidy need not be the same as propping up lame ducks.
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