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Some idiomatic phrases
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40.       elenagabriela
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 28 Mar 2013 Thu 06:36 pm

beş para etmez = worthless

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41.       elenagabriela
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 28 Mar 2013 Thu 09:18 pm

yüzünüz yabancı gelmedi - you look familiar to me

umurumda değil - I dont care!

üstü kalsın - keep the rest (of an amount of money, said to waiter)

zararı yok - nevermind

takma kafana - dont worry about it

pek sayılmaz - not quite

hem de nasıl - you can say it again

şöyle böyle - so-so

başına gelmek - said for something unpleasant to happen

başın sağ olsun - condolences


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42.       Abla
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 02 Apr 2013 Tue 12:09 am

-e faydası dokunmak ´be of help to´

-e dert yanmak ´cry to someone´s shoulder´

-e vız gelmek ´not to be of the slightest importance to´

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43.       ikicihan
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 02 Apr 2013 Tue 03:05 am


Quoting Abla

-e vız gelmek ´not to be of the slightest importance to´


"vız" is supposed to be the sound of a mosquito or any fly making sound. emphasising that it is as important or easy as a mosquito´s sound, in other words not important, very easy, not a big deal, even doesnt worth to think about it...

44.       burakk
309 posts
 02 Apr 2013 Tue 04:59 am

-e vız gelmek also carries the meaning of underrating the subject, carrying a negatve meaning. especially if used against a person


"istediği kadar kızsın, o bana viz gelir, vız gider!"

45.       AlphaF
5677 posts
 02 Apr 2013 Tue 09:58 am


Quoting elenagabriela

sayım suyum yok = (used by children) I`m not playing! (said angrily)

                                                    Let`s start the game over!


çıtı pıtı = delicate and lovely


tıklım tıklım dolu = very crowded


bana ne - I dont care!

sana ne-  you dont care! or none of your bussiness !

kime ne- who`s care!


tövbe tövbe - never again!


çil yavrusu gibi dağılmak - to run away in every direction like chicks (for a group)


havadan sudan - random, randomly  of items of no paricular importance



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