to beat a carpet

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to beat a carpet

Post by Erik » Mon Apr 25, 2011 10:07 am

I don't know how to translate " to beat a carpet".
Example: Before Easter I beat all the carpets in my house (in my back garden).

carpet = 1) het tapijt
2) het karpet, het vloerkleed

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Re: to beat a carpet

Post by andreengels » Mon Apr 25, 2011 10:12 am

Ik zou er "het (vloer)kleed uitkloppen" van maken. Het voorwerp waarmee het gebeurt (of vaker, gebeurde) heet een "mattenklopper".

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