English translation of "une ovation publique".

NigelA2

English translation of "une ovation publique".

I wonder about the colloquial English translation of "une ovation publique". " A public ovation" is not a phrase which I have ever seen used, and for which I can't find an example on the internet. "Ovation" in English is almost universally used as a "standing ovation" for which the French appears to be "une ovation debout".
Asked 1 year ago
The term "standing ovation" is certainly more often heard but "public ovation" is not unheard of.
NigelA2
Claus, many thanks!! Do you have some examples? I've not heard it before in English.
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English translation of "une ovation publique".

I wonder about the colloquial English translation of "une ovation publique". " A public ovation" is not a phrase which I have ever seen used, and for which I can't find an example on the internet. "Ovation" in English is almost universally used as a "standing ovation" for which the French appears to be "une ovation debout".

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