The fires were backed very high

Polish translation: płomienie wzbijały się bardzo wysoko/prawie do nieba

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English term or phrase:The fires were backed very high
Polish translation:płomienie wzbijały się bardzo wysoko/prawie do nieba
Entered by: Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.

10:06 Dec 26, 2019
English to Polish translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Forestry / Wood / Timber / Building a fire
English term or phrase: The fires were backed very high
Literatura piękna.

Francuscy drugowojenni bojownicy świętują zwycięstwo w swoim obozie pod gołym niebem.

"Toasts rippled round the fies, then there was singing, then more toasts. The fires seemed to have been backed very high."
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płomienie wzbijały się bardzo wysoko/prawie do nieba
Explanation:
This is not an idiomatic expression but the sense appears to be that the flames rose very high.
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United States
Local time: 19:20
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2płomienie wzbijały się bardzo wysoko/prawie do nieba
Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.


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the fires were backed very high
płomienie wzbijały się bardzo wysoko/prawie do nieba


Explanation:
This is not an idiomatic expression but the sense appears to be that the flames rose very high.

Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
United States
Local time: 19:20
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PolishPolish
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