allacciamenti di fortuna

English translation: makeshift connections

22:10 Nov 10, 2014
Italian to English translations [PRO]
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Italian term or phrase: allacciamenti di fortuna
The whole sentence reads as follows:
Nel caso in cui i lavoratori debbano utilizzare utensili elettrici portatili è fatto divieto di usare allacciamenti di fortuna.
Norman Buhagiar
Local time: 06:50
English translation:makeshift connections
"Improvised connections" could work too.
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Marco Solinas
Local time: 21:50
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3 +5makeshift connections
Marco Solinas



8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +5
makeshift connections

"Improvised connections" could work too.

Marco Solinas
Local time: 21:50
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Shera Lyn Parpia
6 hrs

agree  Mary Carroll Richer LaFlèche
7 hrs

agree  PJV10: I like improvised connections better
14 hrs

agree  Edward A Tokash: It depends on who's supposed to read it, but "makeshift" gives the proper meaning. I find it to be an excellent translation.
1 day 11 hrs

agree  Helen Pringle: Yes
4 days
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