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English translation: sat around for a long time, collected dust

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Italian term or phrase:ragnatela
English translation:sat around for a long time, collected dust
Entered by: Rosanna Palermo
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16:59 Mar 25, 2007
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering: Industrial
Italian term or phrase: ragnatela
Nel contesto della seguente frase: "la documentazione ha fatto la ragnatela"

Nel senso che nessuno se ne sta preoccupando


Giacomo
Giacomo Camaiora
Italy
Local time: 17:27
sat around for a long time, collected dust
Explanation:
it was there long enough for spiders to build a web on it!.. :o)

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Note added at 1 min (2007-03-25 17:01:48 GMT)
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it was ignored, neglected is another way to put it

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Note added at 8 mins (2007-03-25 17:08:06 GMT)
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http://www.opinionjournal.com/columnists/bminiter/?id=110005...

www.schalmont.org/HS/HSnews/sat prep course 0607.pdf
Are you worried about the new format for the SAT? Do you have practice SAT books
sitting around your house collecting dust because you are too busy to find the time to
independently review?

www.cbsnews.com/stories/2001/01/04/earlyshow/saturday/main2...

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Note added at 8 mins (2007-03-25 17:08:48 GMT)
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is (currently) collecting dust
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Rosanna Palermo
Local time: 10:27
Grading comment
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +2sat around for a long time, collected dust
Rosanna Palermo


  

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sat around for a long time, collected dust


Explanation:
it was there long enough for spiders to build a web on it!.. :o)

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Note added at 1 min (2007-03-25 17:01:48 GMT)
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it was ignored, neglected is another way to put it

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Note added at 8 mins (2007-03-25 17:08:06 GMT)
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http://www.opinionjournal.com/columnists/bminiter/?id=110005...

www.schalmont.org/HS/HSnews/sat prep course 0607.pdf
Are you worried about the new format for the SAT? Do you have practice SAT books
sitting around your house collecting dust because you are too busy to find the time to
independently review?

www.cbsnews.com/stories/2001/01/04/earlyshow/saturday/main2...

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Note added at 8 mins (2007-03-25 17:08:48 GMT)
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is (currently) collecting dust

Rosanna Palermo
Local time: 10:27
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 54
Grading comment
Thanks for yor hints

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  missdutch: excellent; hi Rosy!
32 mins
  -> Hello sunshine and thanks!! :o)

agree  Lindsay Watts: yes
49 mins
  -> Thank you Lindsay..good to hear from you!
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