Полить горку водой

English translation: to pour water over a snow pile

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09:49 Jan 3, 2003
Russian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Russian term or phrase: Полить горку водой
Имеется в виду снежная горка, которую обливают водой, чтобы она замерзла и сделалась скользкой.
Andrew Vdovin
Local time: 21:03
English translation:to pour water over a snow pile
Explanation:
or snow heap.
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Jack Doughty
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:03
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1to pour water over a snow pile
Jack Doughty
4 +1to cover the hill/slope with water
David Knowles
4To water the ice-hill
xxxOleg Pashuk


  

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to pour water over a snow pile


Explanation:
or snow heap.

Jack Doughty
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:03
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 14381
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agree  William Stein
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to cover the hill/slope with water


Explanation:
Maybe "flood" instead of "cover"

David Knowles
Local time: 15:03
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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agree  zmejka
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2 days 6 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
To water the ice-hill


Explanation:
ice-hill = горка(для катания на санках).
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Note added at 2003-01-05 16:25:36 (GMT)
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Or:
To water the snow-hill

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Note added at 2003-01-05 16:26:50 (GMT)
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\"Snow-hill\" may fit the context better.

xxxOleg Pashuk
PRO pts in pair: 619
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