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    Smile this is difficult to translate!

    someone help me please
    I don't understand "put down markers" from below

    Senate Republicans put downmarkers in proxy debate to discourage Mr. Obama from choosing liberal justices in future.

    thanks for reading

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    Re: this is difficult to translate!

    put/lay/set down a marker British English
    to say or do something that clearly shows what you will do in the future


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    Smile Re: this is difficult to translate!

    Muchas Gracias

    very helpful to me.
    God bless you

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