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English translation: bunched up

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01:43 Aug 14, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Marketing
French term or phrase: pas être tassé
Detergent
Soaking instructions for clothing.
"Le vêtement ne dois pas être tassé" (in the wash basin). I am having a difficult time finding an appropriate English expression. In American English, you could say "balled-up" or something like that, but that won't do here.
Alexandra Hague
Local time: 17:51
English translation:bunched up
Explanation:
tasser = pack down, bunch up, cram in, settle, squash

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Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 17:51
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Thank you, Nikki. It just came to me like an epiphany! He he!
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Summary of answers provided
na +1bunched up
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
na...consolidated....
Tony M


  

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bunched up


Explanation:
tasser = pack down, bunch up, cram in, settle, squash




    Robert & Collins
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 17:51
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Thank you, Nikki. It just came to me like an epiphany! He he!

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agree  Joanne Watt
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...consolidated....


Explanation:
In many cases, I find this a most useful translation in figurative uses of 'tasser'

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