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deneigement salage

English translation: snow clearance and salting/gritting

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French term or phrase:deneigement salage
English translation:snow clearance and salting/gritting
Entered by: Andreea Bostan
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15:31 Jun 28, 2007
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
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French term or phrase: deneigement salage
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Andreea Bostan
United Kingdom
snow clearance and salting/gritting
Explanation:
salage is "salting" rather than "gritting" if you translate literally but it is a cultural thing: the French use salt and we tend to use grit......




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4 +3snow clearance and salting/grittingxxxCMJ_Trans


  

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snow clearance and salting/gritting


Explanation:
salage is "salting" rather than "gritting" if you translate literally but it is a cultural thing: the French use salt and we tend to use grit......






xxxCMJ_Trans
Local time: 00:33
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 183

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Melzie
5 mins

agree  Anne Goff: I believe on the other side of the pond we use salt. At least that's what I hear most often in California.
48 mins

agree  Conor McAuley: Yes, the French use salt, I can confirm...it melts the snow and ice
18 hrs
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