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1.       milano
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 20 Mar 2012 Tue 06:34 am

how do i say:

"walla i want to get married already! but where in the world is my man?? "

 

thanks in advance!!

2.       ulak
167 posts
 20 Mar 2012 Tue 01:29 pm





 Just my try:


Walla zaten evlenmek istiyorum!  Ama nerede bu dünyada adamım var (bulunuyor) ?





Edited (3/20/2012) by ulak
Edited (3/20/2012) by ulak

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3.       milano
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 20 Mar 2012 Tue 01:41 pm

Thank you!! what is the word in the brackets for? the sentence is just something silly im going to use for my turkish 101 class tomorrow {#emotions_dlg.lol_fast}

4.       ulak
167 posts
 20 Mar 2012 Tue 02:08 pm

var  or  bulunuyor

bulunmak =exist

 Im not 100 % sure that is correct but i´m sure it is not far away either

5.       tunci
6805 posts
 20 Mar 2012 Tue 02:50 pm

 

Quoting milano

how do i say:

"walla i want to get married already! but where in the world is my man?? "

 

thanks in advance!!

 

This is kind of sentence [second sentence] that literal translation will make no sense. Therefore I will alter the second sentence into more Turkish way of saying ;

Valla evlenmek istiyorum zaten ! Acaba evleneceğim adam şu an dünyanın neresindedir ?[I wonder where in the world is the man at the moment that I am going to marry with ]



Edited (3/20/2012) by tunci

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6.       ulak
167 posts
 20 Mar 2012 Tue 03:03 pm

Thanks Tunci for your repairing intervention  {#emotions_dlg.angel} ,I hope Milano will see it.

7.       emreteacher
43 posts
 20 Mar 2012 Tue 05:01 pm

 

Quoting tunci

 

 

This is kind of sentence [second sentence] that literal translation will make no sense. Therefore I will alter the second sentence into more Turkish way of saying ;

Valla evlenmek istiyorum zaten ! Acaba evleneceğim adam şu an dünyanın neresindedir ?[I wonder where in the world is the man at the moment that I am going to marry with ]

There is no such thing as marry with

The phrase ´´Where in the world´´ can not be translated as ´´dünyanın neresinde´´ because of the fact that such phrases like ´´where in the world, where on earth, where in creation...´´ simply mean ´´anywhere´´ or ´´of all possible things´´. These phrases are all used for emphasis in questions or,less often, in a negative context. So in a very turkish way of saying, you could translate :

´´Ah, nerede o adam...´´ or in a negative context:

´´Nerede artık şu adam!´´

Check the below example for further understanding :

´´How in the world do you expect me to carry all those bags ?´´ Nasıl olurda benden tüm çantaları taşımamı beklersin?

 

 

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8.       milano
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 21 Mar 2012 Wed 12:05 am

Thank you very much for the explanation and the translation!!  will definitely keep that in mind as i move forward to my learning

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