dirbk, pirk, mirk*

* work, buy, die

Lithuanian Lithuania

Expression USED On Occasion BY Young People, politically-minded people

A sarcastic rhyming phrase used to describe the consumerist life cycle. Sometimes appears as graffiti.

"Kai buvau jaunas, rašinėjau ant sienų "dirbk, pirk, mirk".

"When I was young, I used to write "work, buy, die" on walls."





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Pila kaip iš kibiro*

* It is pouring like from a bucket

Lithuanian Lithuania

Expression USED On Occasion BY Everyone

Used to comment on heavy rain, similar to "it's raining cats and dogs".

"Vilniuje dangų skrodžia žaibai - pila, kaip iš kibiro."

"Lightning strikes in Vilnius - it is pouring as if from a bucket."