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2021.05.29 13:51

Literal translations of idioms and slang from other languages

into English are hilarious!

Here are some examples.

🇪🇬 قشطه = literally means “cream”

It can mean okay, let’s do it, cool

🇲🇽!A Huevo ¡ = literally means “to egg” 🍳

It can mean heck yes! Yes, for sure

Also, literally translating English slang into other languages can be funny as well!

For example “cheesy” 🧀 literally is like cheese, but is used to mean silly, cliche , painful to watch. Usually used for movies.

An example in Arabic, Spanish and Turkish

“That movie was cheesy”!

esa pelicula era como queso

كان ذلك الفيلم مثل الجبن

o film peynir gibiydi

Please give us your examples of funny slang translations in the comments!
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  • Abner 2021.05.29 14:07

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    It's raining cats and dogs in Spanish literally is like, están lloviendo perros y gatos.
  • Ozzy 2021.05.29 14:08

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    @Abner 😂 that’s a good catch!
  • YOo... 2021.05.29 14:10

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    Egyptian example زي السكينة في الحلاوة It means 'so easy' 😂😂
  • Manar Hassan 2021.05.29 14:12

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    برافووو
  • Ozzy 2021.05.29 14:12

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    @YOo... قشطه!
  • Flavia♧ 2021.05.29 14:15

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    We have one that is 'cara rota'. When someone is a 'cara rota', he or she is a shameless person, and it can be literally translated as 'broken face' 🤣
  • Ozzy 2021.05.29 14:16

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    @Flavia♧ eso copada!
  • مَرْيَمْ 2021.05.29 14:19

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    عِنَب Literally :grapes In Egyptian arabic : Ideal case (with things and it is not a formal word)
  • Ozzy 2021.05.29 14:24

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    @مَرْيَمْ حلو اوي
  • Flavia♧ 2021.05.29 14:32

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    @Ozzy 😄😄😄
  • Mina 2021.05.29 14:52

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    For example, when we praise someone, we say honey
  • SOMA 2021.05.29 14:55

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    تؤبرني literally : bury me it is mean ( i love you or i want you to whole my life )
  • AMAL 2021.05.30 05:44

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    من عيوني Literally: from my eyes In Saudi dialect: If you ask me something to do, I reply as polite way
  • Ozzy 2021.05.30 10:32

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    @AMAL حلو مررره
  • Arabiangirl 2021.06.01 14:18

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    ما اتقل دمك Literally: your blood is heavy But It means you’re annoying or not funny 😂 .
  • Sofia Cezar 2021.06.01 14:39

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    قفرتيه Means : you’re in trouble haha, Moroccan dialect
  • Nancy 南锡 2021.06.01 16:03

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    Esto es oro *lo guarda en favoritos *
  • Queen RA 2021.06.01 17:34

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    HI

    بيض literally:egg in saudi dialect: something very silly/ boring/ worthless..etc
  • fisker 2021.06.01 20:59

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    I think Chinese idioms can't translate to English
  • Marisol 2021.06.02 01:50

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    Try to pronounce the Mexican words by voice

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