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Agua de Riego

English translation: Irrigation Water

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Spanish term or phrase:Agua de Riego
English translation:Irrigation Water
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14:31 Jun 27, 2000
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Science
Spanish term or phrase: Agua de Riego
Water Analysis
xochitl
Irrigation Water
Explanation:
As suggested by a previous user, this is probably your best choice. IMHO, it is best to avoid prepositional constructions whenever possible (Ex. Corn Bread is better than Bread of Corn, Drinking Water is better than Water for Drinking, etc.). OTOH, depending, of course, on context and audience, it is quite often best to simplify: would something simpler like "Ditch Water" or "Non-potable Water" be more appropriate? (Long-winded answer, I know, but I hope it helps).
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DGAH_ES
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Summary of answers provided
nawater for irrigation/ irrigation water
Adriana Pardo de Iriondo
naIrrigation WaterDGAH_ES
naSee below againOduvaldo Jardim
naSee belowOduvaldo Jardim
na"Irrigation water"
Baruch Avidar
nawater to irrigateOduvaldo Jardim


  

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9 mins
water to irrigate


Explanation:
A little more context would help, but it seems to me that it means "water to irrigate" or "watering"
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Oduvaldo Jardim
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12 mins
"Irrigation water"


Explanation:
ood luck!

Baruch Avidar
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Local time: 13:12
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13 mins
See below


Explanation:
"water to irrigate" or "water for watering"

Pay attention to the difference "to" and "for".

Oduvaldo Jardim
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20 mins
See below again


Explanation:
Sometimes we think too quickly. I would say that the best is "water for irrigation".
Best of luck!

Oduvaldo Jardim
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1 hr
water for irrigation/ irrigation water


Explanation:
I would use any of them. I've looked it up in the New Penguin Dictionary of Geography (pág. 164): Irrigation- action of artificially supplying land with water....//2 from a river or reservoir
Good luck!

Adriana Pardo de Iriondo
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9 hrs
Irrigation Water


Explanation:
As suggested by a previous user, this is probably your best choice. IMHO, it is best to avoid prepositional constructions whenever possible (Ex. Corn Bread is better than Bread of Corn, Drinking Water is better than Water for Drinking, etc.). OTOH, depending, of course, on context and audience, it is quite often best to simplify: would something simpler like "Ditch Water" or "Non-potable Water" be more appropriate? (Long-winded answer, I know, but I hope it helps).

DGAH_ES
Spain
Local time: 12:12
PRO pts in pair: 24
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