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Do peito do pé ao calcanhar

English translation: ....from the top part of foot to the heels....

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03:41 Jul 14, 2000
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Portuguese term or phrase: Do peito do pé ao calcanhar
Ao que parece, um dia apontou uma espingarda ao pé da professora e deixou lá a sua marca, do peito do pé ao alcanhar.

Possibly a idiomatic phrase??
Sue Simons
Local time: 11:10
English translation:....from the top part of foot to the heels....
Explanation:
it seems that one day he pointed the gunfire to the teacher's foot and left a mark there from the top part of the foot the heels. it means that the bullet passed through all such area.
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fe_navarro
Local time: 09:10
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Thanks. Rather what I thought, but it is strangely written and lacking in punctuation so I think it is a question of making it more readable in English. Sue.
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naright from the dorsal part of the foot up to the heelTelesforo Fernandez
na....from the top part of foot to the heels....fe_navarro


  

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....from the top part of foot to the heels....


Explanation:
it seems that one day he pointed the gunfire to the teacher's foot and left a mark there from the top part of the foot the heels. it means that the bullet passed through all such area.

fe_navarro
Local time: 09:10
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 6
Grading comment
Thanks. Rather what I thought, but it is strangely written and lacking in punctuation so I think it is a question of making it more readable in English. Sue.
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right from the dorsal part of the foot up to the heel


Explanation:
peito = dorsal part

Telesforo Fernandez
Local time: 16:40
PRO pts in pair: 128
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