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French term or phrase:puisard
English translation:soakwell
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00:37 Oct 4, 2001
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Tech/Engineering
French term or phrase: serfput
In a garage:
"Un serfput muni d'une grille dont un morceau est brisé."
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garage pit
Explanation:
in fact, serfput should be a typo for "sterfput", which is used in belgian French for "puisard".

e.g.: "L'eau refoule par le puisard dans le garage." = "Water is backing up through the garage pit."

HTH,

Serge L.
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Serge L
Local time: 10:11
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C'est bien que je suis tombé sur un Belge!

That was a great help. I used Termium for "puisard" and got "soakwell" (UK English -I know it, as I'm from there) and "dry well" (US English).
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garage pit


Explanation:
in fact, serfput should be a typo for "sterfput", which is used in belgian French for "puisard".

e.g.: "L'eau refoule par le puisard dans le garage." = "Water is backing up through the garage pit."

HTH,

Serge L.


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Serge L
Local time: 10:11
PRO pts in pair: 227
Grading comment
C'est bien que je suis tombé sur un Belge!

That was a great help. I used Termium for "puisard" and got "soakwell" (UK English -I know it, as I'm from there) and "dry well" (US English).
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