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French France

à plus dans le bus

Expression USED On Occasion BY Almost Everyone

(see you later in the bus ) • It's a rhyme to say goodbye - à plus (see you) dans le bus (in the bus).

"Salut!" "À plus dans le bus!"

"Bye!" "See you later in the bus!"

Confirmed by 6 people

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Portuguese Brazil

está chovendo canivetes

Expression USED On Occasion BY anyone

(it's raining pocketknives) • Used to describe heavy, stinging rainfall.

"Não vá lá para fora. Está chovendo canivetes."

"Don't go out there. It's raining pocketknives."

Confirmed by 3 people

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German Germany

tschüssikowski

Expression USED On Occasion BY Young People

(interj.) • Form of saying 'bye', most commonly used in a cheery way when you're having a good day. A combination of "Tschüss" (bye) and the ending "kowski" which is a common Polish ending for a last name.

"Bis morgen! Tschüssikowski!"

"See you tomorrow! Tschüssikowski!"

Confirmed by 6 people

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Italian Italy

ciao a tutti, belli e brutti

Expression USED On Occasion BY Everyone

(hi / bye everyone, the pretty ones and the ugly ones) • It is a rhyme expression used to greet a group of people. It is similar to "See you later, alligator" but it can be used both when you arrive and when you leave.

"Io vado. Ciao a tutti, belli e brutti."

"I'll go. Bye everyone, the pretty ones and the ugly ones."

Confirmed by 8 people

Hungarian Hungary

el kell osztani kettővel

Expression USED On Occasion BY Some People

(it should be divided by two) • An expression used to warn that someone is exaggerating. It implies that you can get to the actual truth by dividing what they say by two.

"Amit Tamás mondd, azt mindig el kell osztani kettővel."

"Whatever Tamás says should always be divided by two."

Hungarian Hungary

álmodik a nyomor

Expression USED On Occasion BY Some People

(when misery dreams) • An ironic expression used when someone wishes for something out of their reach. Comes from a poem by Endre Ady.

"Bárcsak lenne egy Ferrarim." "Álmodik a nyomor."

"I wish I had a Ferrari." "When misery dreams."

Italian Italy

gufare

Expression USED On Occasion BY Young People

(v.) • (to owl) • Used to say that something will bring bad luck.

"Il giorno del tuo matrimonio pioverà, me lo sento." "No, non gufare!"

"On your wedding day it will rain, I feel it." "No, don't owl!"

Confirmed by 7 people

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French France

tricoter

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Everybody

(knitting) • The action a cat does when it pulls its paws one after the other when it's happy and calm. Known in English as making biscuits

"Regarde le chat, il est trop mignon il tricote."

"Look at the cat, it's so cute it's making biscuits."

English United States

six feet under

Expression USED On Occasion BY Almost Everyone

Dead and buried. The expression can be used in the literal sense or a metaphorical one. Six feet refers to the depth at which a deceased person would be buried.

"We both moved on. Our relationship is six feet under."

Confirmed by 7 people

English Various countries

down the drain

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Everyone

Being wasted or lost, likely to the end of being ruined.

"It was a bad investment, our money went down the drain."

Confirmed by 3 people

English United States

stone-faced

Word USED On Occasion BY Everyone

(adj.) • Showing no emotion in facial expression.

"He was stone-faced as he listened to his brother's appeal for money."

Confirmed by 6 people

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Portuguese Brazil

está chovendo canivete

Expression USED On Occasion BY Older Generations

(it's raining penknives) • It is an expression to say that it is raining a lot.

"Hoje tá chovendo canivete!"

"Today it's raining penknives!"

Confirmed by 3 people

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French France

Kevin

Name USED On Occasion BY People Under 40

(n.) • It is used to talk about a person on Internet who's dumb and immature. It is quite a masculine equivalent to a Karen in English.

"Les pires commentaires sur YouTube, c'est ceux des Kevin de 15 ans qui ne savent même pas écrire."

"The worst comments on YouTube are those by 15-year old Kevins who don't even know how to write."

Confirmed by 5 people

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French France

poser un lapin

Expression USED On Occasion BY Older Generations

(to put down a rabbit) • To stand somebody up.

"Mon crush n’est jamais venu au rendez-vous que je lui avais donné, il m’a trop posé un lapin!"

"My crush never came to the appointment I gave him, he put me down such a rabbit!"

Confirmed by 8 people

French France

On ne fait pas d’un âne un cheval de course

Expression USED On Occasion BY Almost Everyone

(You do not make a racehorse out of a donkey) • You do not make a brilliant and clever person out of a stupid one.

"Tu te rends compte elle ne sais même pas qui est Barack Obama?" "En même temps on ne fait pas d’un âne un cheval de course!"

"Do you realize that she does not even know who Barack Obama is?" "Well, you do not make a racehorse out of a donkey."

Confirmed by 5 people

English London, United Kingdom

Leave it out

Expression USED On Occasion BY White working class

You say this when you don’t like what someone is saying or suggesting.

“You took my parking space.” “Leave it out.”

Confirmed by 7 people

Romanian Romania

Cu pula-n cur și cu sufletu-n Rai

Expression USED On Occasion BY Almost Everyone

(With the dick in your ass and your soul in Heaven) • The expression means that you can't expect to do bad things and not suffer the consequences.

"Am înșelat-o pe soția mea și acum vrea să divorțeze de mine!" ''Nu poti fi cu pula-n cur și cu sufletu-n Rai.''

"I cheated on my wife and now she wants to divorce me!" "You can't be with the dick in your ass and your soul in Heaven."

Italian Italy

piove a catinelle

Expression USED On Occasion BY Almost Everyone

(It's raining cats and dogs) • Typically used when it rains a lot.

"Ragazzi, sta proprio piovendo a catinelle!"

"Guys, it’s really raining cats and dogs!"

Confirmed by 7 people

Norwegian Norway

ikke mitt bord

Idiom USED On Occasion BY People Over 40

(not my table (to clean)) • Either to explain that 1) you're not interested in something or 2) to forego a responsibility, usually the latter.

1) ''Noen liker fotball men det er ikke mitt bord.'' 2) ''Andrea fikk ikke saus til middagen men det er ikke mitt bord.''

1) ''Some people like soccer but that's not my table.'' 2) ''Andrea didn't get sauce for her dinner but that's not my table.''

Spanish Venezuela

mango bajito

Expression USED On Occasion BY Gen X, Gen Z and Olders

(low mango) • Something is low mango when is easy to get or is a good opportunity.

''Aprovecha esa oferta! Es un mango bajito!''

''Take advantage of that offer! That is a low mango!''

Confirmed by 3 people