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estar pagat*

* to be payed

Catalan | Meridional - Valencian Spain

Expression USED Frequently BY Everyone

To be satisfied with something. Can also be used in negative form (estar despagat, estar despagada - to not be payed) when you are not satisfied with something.

"Estic molt despagada amb els nous horaris."

"I am not very paid with the new schedule."


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la setmana dels tres dijous *

* the week of three Thursdays

Catalan Catalonia, Spain

Expression USED Frequently BY Older Generations

It is used when talking about something that won’t happen. A second possible ending to the expression is the rhyme "que la dotzena tindrà tretze ous" which means "when in a dozen eggs, there will be thirteen".

"Oí tant! Parlarem dels diners que vols que et deixi la setmana dels tres dijous."

"Yeah, yeah... we’ll talk about lending you money the week of the three Thursdays."





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genial*

* cool

Catalan Catalonia, Spain

Word USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(adj.) It is said when something good has happened.

"He aconseguit una beca." "Genial!"

" I got a scholarship." "That’s cool!"


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bufar i fer ampolles*

* to blow and make bottles

Catalan Catalonia, Spain

Idiom USED On Rare Occasion BY Older Generations

It is used to reffer to something as being particularly easy to do. Similar to how the expresion "a piece of cake" is used.

"Aquest examen ha sigut com bufar i fer ampolles, aprovo segur!"

"This exam was like blowing and making bottles, I will pass for sure!"


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beure's l'enteniment*

* to drink up one's judgement

Catalan Catalonia, Spain

Expression USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

To act illogically, in an unexpected or incomprehensible way. To be out of one's mind.

"No tens diners i et vols comprar un cotxe de 30.000€; t'has begut l'enteniment?"

"You don't have money and you want to buy a 30.000€ car, have you drunk up your judgement?"


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quatre gats*

* four cats

Catalan Catalunya, Spain

Expression USED On Occasion BY Everyone

Meaning only a few people.

“A la festa només hi havia quatre gats.”

“There were only four cats at the party.”


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