clean out o' the track of navigation

Italian translation: completamente/totalmente fuori dalla rotta di navigazione

14:33 Nov 21, 2006
English to Italian translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / horror story
English term or phrase: clean out o' the track of navigation
In The Ship that Saw a Ghost (http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin/browse-mixed-new?id=Nor... by Frank Norris there's a sentence I can't translate into Italian. It says:

"We're clean, clean out o' the track of navigation,"

I can't understand what 'clean' means: is it 'preciso', 'esatto'? Does it mean that they are exactly out of track? How would you translate this into Italian?
thanks a lot!
flop
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Local time: 03:42
Italian translation:completamente/totalmente fuori dalla rotta di navigazione
Explanation:
"Clean" viene usato anche per enfatizzare la completezza/totalità di qualcosa (uso informale). Ti scrivo un esempio dall'Oxford:
"I clean forgot her birthday."
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completamente/totalmente fuori dalla rotta di navigazione


Explanation:
"Clean" viene usato anche per enfatizzare la completezza/totalità di qualcosa (uso informale). Ti scrivo un esempio dall'Oxford:
"I clean forgot her birthday."

Morena Nannetti (X)
Germany
Local time: 03:42
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  piercarlo borelli
3 mins

agree  Maria Cristina Mangiagli: concordo pienamente totalmente fuori rotta
4 mins

agree  missdutch: con Maria Cristina
54 mins

agree  fabio_torn: anch'io sono fuori rotta, quindi agree
3 hrs

agree  Alfredo Tutino: anche in italiano si potrebbe usare "nettamente" - netto, pulito, clean...
19 hrs
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