No, no, It’s covered with soup

At a restaurant


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Manager: Well, little better, but give me that napkin a moment. I have to wipe my glasses as well.
Man: Oh, yes, your glasses are dirty too. I’m sorry.
Manager: That’s better.
Man: What now?
Manager: The tablecloth is also dirty.
Man: Oh, well, shall I wipe it clean?
Manager: No, no, It’s covered with soup.
Manager: Just take tablecloth away.
Man: All right. OK.
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No, no, It’s covered with soup.

What does “It’s covered with soup” mean?

Which is the best synonym for this sentence:

  • t’s dirty with soup.
  • It’s sprinkled with soup.
  • It’s smeared with soup.
  • something else…

Thank you

It’s covered with soup

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This means that parts of the soup are spread on the surface of the table.

This means that the tablecloth is soaked to large parts with soup.

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Thank you so much, Torsten :rose:

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