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воду откачал, трубу заткнул

English translation: pump the water out


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Russian term or phrase:откачать воду
English translation:pump the water out
Entered by: zmejka
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11:57 Aug 3, 2006
Russian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Engineering (general) / plumbing
Russian term or phrase: воду откачал, трубу заткнул
"воду откачал, трубу заткнул" -- отчёт человека, который попытался починить трубу (в ванной), и её прорвало. меня "откачал" в таком контексте интересует.
Local time: 16:52
pumped water out and plugged the pipe
or removed the spilled water
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Vitaly Kisin
Local time: 14:52
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thanks, vitaly!
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5 +5pumped water out and plugged the pipe
Vitaly Kisin



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pumped water out and plugged the pipe

or removed the spilled water

Vitaly Kisin
Local time: 14:52
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Native speaker of: Russian
PRO pts in category: 16
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thanks, vitaly!

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agree  Natalie Lyssova
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agree  Dmitry Venyavkin
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agree  Larissa Dinsley
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agree  Alexander Demyanov: THE water in this context, of course
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agree  Sergei Tumanov
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