- fracaso (m), caso (m) perdido (before n) a lame-duck company una compañía sin futuro a lame-duck official un funcionario sin ningún poder, un cero a la izquierda [familiar/colloquial] a lame-duck presidentun presidente que no ha sido reelegido, en los últimos meses de su mandatoMore 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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Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province.