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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.
zmejka
Local time: 16:52
pumped water out and plugged the pipe
Explanation:
or removed the spilled water
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Vitaly Kisin
Local time: 14:52
Grading comment
thanks, vitaly!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +5pumped water out and plugged the pipe
Vitaly Kisin


  

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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +5
pumped water out and plugged the pipe


Explanation:
or removed the spilled water

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

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Natalie Lyssova
13 mins
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agree  Dmitry Venyavkin
37 mins
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agree  Larissa Dinsley
1 hr
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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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