smithereens of reconstituted potato covered his shirt
Italian translation: la sua camicia era coperta/ricoperta/piena di grumi di patate ricostituite
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14:34 Oct 24, 2002
English to Italian translations [Non-PRO] Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase:smithereens of reconstituted potato covered his shirt
frametti/frantumi/pezzetti di purè di patate........
Explanation: 'smithereens' is usually used to describe tiny broken pieces of ceramic, glass etc - not usually soft substances.Maybe 'pezzetti' would work better in Italian?
'reconstituted potato' is dried potato flakes made into a puree by adding milk/water.
manducci Local time: 04:08 Specializes in field Native speaker of: English
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la camicia era macchiata/inzaccherata da schizzi di puré precotto