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Spanish translation: limpiando

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English term or phrase:scrub down
Spanish translation:limpiando
Entered by: xxxOso
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11:58 Aug 21, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: scrub down
Every evening after hard work you can find him with a hose scrubbing down his lawn.
renderedu
Argentina
Local time: 02:41
limpiando
Explanation:
limpiar, quitar las impurezas o la basura de un lugar.

Suerte y saludos de Oso ¶:^)
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Summary of answers provided
3Cada noche, después de un arduo día, se lo ve limpiando el césped.CNF
na +2limpiandoxxxOso
na +1fregandoGabriela Tenenbaum
na +1manguereando
Francis Icaza
narestregando
Francis Icaza
natodos los atardeceres depués de un día, lo podrías encontrar con una manguera, restregando el césped
Francis Icaza
nalimpiando a fondoAtacama
nafregando
mónica alfonso
na...barriendo el cesped con (el chorro de) la manguera...
Ramón Solá


  

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13 mins peer agreement (net): +2
limpiando


Explanation:
limpiar, quitar las impurezas o la basura de un lugar.

Suerte y saludos de Oso ¶:^)


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xxxOso
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agree  xxxCacirula: super!
1 hr
  -> ¡Muchas gracias! ¶:^)

agree  Clara Fuentes: :-)
886 days
  -> Muchas gracias, Clarita ¶:^)
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15 mins peer agreement (net): +1
fregando


Explanation:
Otra opción, dada por el Collins Cobuild Dictionary:
"scrub down
(vt + adv)
(room, wall) fregar"

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Saludos #:)


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Gabriela Tenenbaum
Uruguay
Local time: 02:41
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 373

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agree  mónica alfonso: It appeared together with mine, sorry:)
1 min
  -> no problem, alf!
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16 mins
fregando


Explanation:
(incluso cepillando, si el contexto permite usarlo)

mónica alfonso
Local time: 02:41
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6 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
manguereando


Explanation:
It means to shoot short and long spurts of water from a (garden) hose with a side to side motion, sometimes herding debris in front of the water spray

Francis Icaza
United States
Local time: 00:41
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 225

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agree  AngelaMR: Given the context, I think this is the best.
17 mins
  -> Thanks, I also considered "restregando" ??
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8 hrs
limpiando a fondo


Explanation:
The term scrub down in English usually means a little more than simply hosing down or cleaning - therefore limpiando a fondo I feel is more adequate as it is "thoroughly cleaning".

Atacama
Australia
Local time: 13:41
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10 hrs
...barriendo el cesped con (el chorro de) la manguera...


Explanation:
This is the way I'd put it..

Ramón Solá
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16 hrs
todos los atardeceres depués de un día, lo podrías encontrar con una manguera, restregando el césped


Explanation:
The reader´s imafination is paramount and yet so is the writer´s

Francis Icaza
United States
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17 hrs
restregando


Explanation:
or ... despés de un arduo día...

Francis Icaza
United States
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173 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
Cada noche, después de un arduo día, se lo ve limpiando el césped.


Explanation:
or "... después de un arduo día de trabajo..."

habria que ver si lo de la manguera lo mencionan más adelante en el texto para poder obviarlo en esta parte

hope it helps!
Naty

CNF
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