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usure de passage

English translation: worn away over time / wear and tear from foot traffic

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05:29 Jul 30, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: usure de passage
I have provisionally translated the above as "wear and tear of passage". However, I am unhappy with the word "passage" which refers to what the feet of visitors damage at an ancient site, i.e pavements, streets, the floors of buildings with large surface areas and walls when feet clamber over them.

Can anyone think of anything more suitable?
Helen
English translation:worn away over time / wear and tear from foot traffic
Explanation:
Try these or any combination of them

ie. wear and tear over time

I hope this helps.
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spodur
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I like your suggestion of wear and tear of foot traffic. Many thanks.
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naworn away over time / wear and tear from foot trafficspodur
nawear and tear due to foot marksTelesforo Fernandez


  

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1 hr
wear and tear due to foot marks


Explanation:
i hope this may help.

Telesforo Fernandez
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PRO pts in pair: 216

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3 hrs
worn away over time / wear and tear from foot traffic


Explanation:
Try these or any combination of them

ie. wear and tear over time

I hope this helps.

spodur
PRO pts in pair: 7
Grading comment
I like your suggestion of wear and tear of foot traffic. Many thanks.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Heathcliff

John Garside
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