syn

luk i voda*

* onion and water

Serbian Serbia

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Everyone

Used to depict something that is very easy to complete.

"Kontrolni zadatak je bio luk i voda, sve sam dobro uradio."

"The test was onion and water, I did everything correctly."





syn

Bogu iza nogu*

* behind God's legs

Serbian Serbia

Expression USED Frequently BY Everyone

Describes something that is extremely far away in a comical way.

"Nikada ne bih putovao za Japan, to je Bogu iza nogu."

"I'd never travel to Japan, it's behind God’s legs."


Confirmed by 3 people




alt

Boli me uvo*

* My ear hurts

Serbian Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Montenegro

Expression USED Frequently BY Some People

Used to express how you don't care about something.

"Boli me uvo za ovaj posao."

"My ear hurts for this job."





syn

pare

Serbian Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Montenegro

Slang USED Very frequently BY Almost Everyone

(n.) Informal way of saying "money". More formal way would be "novac".

"Pare ljude kvare."

"Money spoils people."





syn

gari

Serbian Serbia

Slang USED Very frequently BY Young People

(n.) It knows no gender, it can be used both for guys and girls, like buddy or mate.

"De si gari, šta ima?"

"Hey mate, what's up?"





alt

zagrej stolicu*

* warm your chair

Serbian Serbia

Expression USED Frequently BY parents and teachers

You say this when you think someone should study more.

"Ako želiš da položiš ispit, moraćeš da zagreješ stolicu!"

"If you want to pass the exam, you will need to warm your chair!"


Confirmed by 2 people




syn

alt

okači mačku o rep*

* hang it on a cat's tail

Serbian Serbia, Bosnia and Montenegro

Expression USED Frequently BY Some People

That's what you say when someone did something that you find pointless or useless.

"Tu diplomu možeš da okačiš mačku o rep!"

"You can hang that diploma on a cat's tail!"


Confirmed by 2 people