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“板凳深度”英语怎么说? [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2007-11-19 22:36:25 |Display all floors
板凳深度,指替补队员的实力。不知道英文怎么说好。

例句:

这个队的板凳深度不够。

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Post time 2007-11-19 23:03:28 |Display all floors
depth on the bench
the depth of its (the team's) bench

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Post time 2007-11-19 23:04:12 |Display all floors
Hi:
You can also say  "bench depth"


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Post time 2007-11-19 23:16:34 |Display all floors

are we talking business or actual baseball?

so... we know this is a baseball metaphor for players held in reserve until their involvement is strategically merited, right?
A riot is an ugly thing.... and I think it's just about time we had one.

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Post time 2007-11-19 23:38:29 |Display all floors
Hi laowei,

copchen is looking for an expression for the strength of a team's substitute players.

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Post time 2007-11-20 08:57:25 |Display all floors

Can this help you?

McClellan adds depth to bench
http://wc.arizona.edu/papers/98/236/02_1.html

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Post time 2007-11-20 12:18:23 |Display all floors

Reply #5 jl2315's post

then blossom (and others) are on the right track.
Good subs add depth.

depth is a borrowed military concept giving images of a series of parallel defensive lines that make the position stronger the more lines there are, like WW1 trenches.
A riot is an ugly thing.... and I think it's just about time we had one.

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