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    Smile his boots was caked with mud.

    When he came back from the field, his boots were caked with mud.



    Is it correct to paraphrase the underlined part as "his boots were covered with lumps of mud?"
    Thanks.

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    Re: his boots was caked with mud.

    - but there would be no clean parts between the lumps. Incidentally, there's a special word for a lump of mud/earth/soil: a 'clod'.

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    Re: his boots was caked with mud.

    Thanks, Bobk.

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