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uno squarcio di circa trenta metri nella diga foranea del porto

English translation: a rip (opening) of about 30 metres in the outer breakwater of the port

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Italian term or phrase:uno squarcio di circa trenta metri nella diga foranea del porto
English translation:a rip (opening) of about 30 metres in the outer breakwater of the port
Entered by: Mariateresa Varbaro
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18:22 Feb 3, 2009
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Journalism
Italian term or phrase: uno squarcio di circa trenta metri nella diga foranea del porto
Difatti la violenta mareggiata aveva prodotto uno squarcio di circa 30 metri nella diga foranea del porto, spostando enormi blocchi di massi e scogli abbattuti e trascinat via dalla forza del mare.
Mariateresa Varbaro
Italy
Local time: 12:01
a rip (opening) of about 30 metres in the outer breakwater of the port
Explanation:
ought to convey the meaning of what is meant here
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Ellen Kraus
Austria
Local time: 12:01
Grading comment
Thank you! Very helpful.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +2a rip (opening) of about 30 metres in the outer breakwater of the portEllen Kraus


  

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11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
a rip (opening) of about 30 metres in the outer breakwater of the port


Explanation:
ought to convey the meaning of what is meant here

Ellen Kraus
Austria
Local time: 12:01
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
Thank you! Very helpful.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  carly: or "ripped a gash of about 30 metres..."
5 hrs
  -> thank you !

agree  Dr Lofthouse: Or maybe 'slashed'? (as in skin cut with a knife? ). Gash is fine
6 hrs
  -> thank you !
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