Translation of lame duck in Spanish:

lame duck

n

  • fracaso (m), caso (m) 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 presidentun presidente que no ha sido reelegido, en los últimos meses de su mandato
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    • 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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Cultural fact of the day

Bullfighting is popular in Spain and in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela. For some Spaniards it is crucial to Spanish identity. The season runs from March to October in Spain, from November to March in Latin America.