The funny side of the Polish language…
Listed below are expressions/idioms used by Poles directly translated into English. We thought some of them were quite funny :)
I have no green idea
in Polish-> nie mam zielonego pojecia
Meaning : I totally have no idea what are you talking about.
Please don’t ask me,why GREEN, I have no idea too :D but it’s kinda funny,don’t you think? :)
I feel train to you -> czuje pociąg do Ciebie
meaning : I feel drawn towards you. This is good to know!
It’s bread and butter
in Polish -> bułka z masłem (similar piece of cake)
Meaning : something is easy.
Take something on a tooth
in Polish-> wziąć coś na ząb
Meaning: to eat a snack
Has flies up their nose
in Polish-> ma muchy w nosie
Meaning: To be choosy,change your mind very often (just like women when it’s “their time of the month” <just kidding> :D)
Straight from the bridge
in Polish -> prosto z mostu
Meaning: say something straight,without scruples.
Thanks from the mountain
in polish -> z góry dzięki
Meaning : Thanks!
Once in a russian year
in Polish -> raz na ruski rok
Meaning : Very rarely.
in Polish -> po ptakach
Meaning: no chance,no influence to change something
Something happened and you can’t change it <sorry :C>
I hope that you enjoyed reading this as much as we did making this!
What weird expressions do you know in your native language or in your country that does not translate into English!
Let us know! :)
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