#AyasofyaMüzedir*

* #HagiaSophiaIsAMuseum

Turkish Turkey

Hashtag USED On Occasion BY Some People

A hashtag created to show disapproval of the Turkish government's decision to turn the Hagia Sophia into a mosque.

"Ayasofya milletlerin ve dinlerin ortak buluşma noktasıdır. #AyasofyaMüzedir , mirastır ve korunmalıdır."

"Hagia Sophia is a meeting point of nations and religions. #HagiaSophiaIsAMuseum , a legacy and should be protected. "





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epibreren

Dutch Netherlands

Word USED On Very Rare Occasion BY Some People

To perform an undefined task in order to inspire the impression that this very task is of utmost importance, even though it is totally insignificant.

"We moeten dit document nog epibreren."

"We still have to epibrate this document."





huidhonger*

* skinhunger

Dutch Netherlands

Word USED On Rare Occasion BY Some People

The unfulfilled desire of another person's touch (non-romantic).

“Sinds het begin van de lockdown heeft zij last van huidhonger.”

“From the beginning of the lockdown she has been suffering from skin hunger.”


Confirmed by 2 people




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de benen nemen*

* to take the legs

Dutch Netherlands

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Some People

To run off, make a run for it or escape by running.

"Ik wou hem nog een vraag stellen maar hij had al de benen genomen"

"I wanted to ask him another question but he had already taken the legs"


Confirmed by 2 people




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boteren*

* to butter

Dutch Netherlands

Word USED On Rare Occasion BY Some People

(v.) If it butters between two people it means they get along. Can be used in negative form (e.g. “it doesn’t butter between x and y”) when people don’t get along.

“Het botert de laatste tijd goed tussen de twee zussen”

“It butters good lately between the two sisters”


Confirmed by 2 people




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zo gepiept*

* squeaked like that

Dutch Netherlands

Expression USED On Occasion BY Some People

Used for something that can be done very quickly, as in, it can be done in a squeak or peep.

“Gaat het lang duren?” “Nee joh, zo gepiept”

“Will it take long?” “No, squeaked like that”





famous last words

English United Kingdom

Standard Phrase USED On Occasion BY Some People

An ironic comment on an overconfident assertion that may later be proved wrong.

"I'll be perfectly fine going on my own!" "Famous last words!"


Confirmed by 12 people




#BalanceTonPorc*

* Denounce your pig

French France

Hashtag USED Frequently BY Some People

The French version of the #MeToo movement. Used on Twitter to condemn sexual harassment and assault.

"Le mouvement #BalanceTonPorc a commencé en 2017 avec les allégations d'abus sexuels contre Harvey Weinstein."

"The #BalanceTonPorc movement began in 2017 with the sexual abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein."


Confirmed by 8 people




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mardy

English Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Word USED On Occasion BY Some People

(adj.) Used to describe someone who is sulking or in a bad mood.

"I'd leave her alone, she's being mardy today."


Confirmed by 8 people




ginnel

English Manchester, United Kingdom

Word USED On Occasion BY Some People

(n.) Used to describe an alley or passageway between houses.

"I walked my dog through the ginnel to get to the park."


Confirmed by 4 people




chuffed

English Manchester , United Kingdom

Word USED Frequently BY Some People

(adj.) Used to express satisfaction and happiness.

"I'm chuffed with my new trainers".


Confirmed by 10 people




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het is wel goed met je*

* it is good with you

Dutch Netherlands

Standard Phrase USED On Occasion BY Some People

Often used in a sarcastic way when you don't really believe what the other person is saying or they are talking nonsense and you have no interest in further engaging with them. An English approximation could be something like "Sure, buddy".

"Maar als je me nog tienduizend kan lenen, dan betaal ik je echt terug" "Ja, het is wel goed met je"

"But if you can loan me another 10k then I will definitely pay you back" "Yes, it is good with you"


Confirmed by 2 people




Rara hoe kan dat?*

* ra ra how can that?

Dutch Netherlands

Standard Phrase USED On Occasion BY Some People

Phrase traditionally used at the end of a riddle or something seemingly inexplicable, meaning something along the lines of "Guess guess, how is it possible?". Alternatively, it is used when something is supposed to be a mystery but is actually really obvious.

"Jeffrey Epstein heeft zelfmoord gepleegd terwijl zijn bewakers in slaap waren gevallen en hij de dag ervoor nog onder observatie stond." "Tsja. Ra ra, hoe kan dat?"

"Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide while his guards fell asleep and were under observation the day before." "Well. Ra ra, how can that?"





Se non è zuppa, è pan bagnato*

* If it's not soup, it's wet bread

Italian Italy

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Some People

This idiom is used when someone is left with only one obvious option after trying guessing the other, wrong one.

"Chi ha scritto la Divina Commedia?" "Petrarca?" "No." "Dante, allora." "Beh, se non è zuppa, è pan bagnato..."

"Who wrote the Divine Comedy?" "Petrarch?" "No." "Dante, then." "Well, if it's not soup, it's wet bread..."


Confirmed by 8 people




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Joost mag het weten*

* Joost may know it

Dutch Netherlands

Expression USED On Occasion BY some people

Used when you have no idea and also have no intention of finding out.

"Wie mijn vader nu weer aan het daten is, Joost mag het weten"

"Who my dad is dating right now, Joost may know"


Confirmed by 2 people