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a-și băga piciorul*

* to stick his feet in

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Idiom USED Frequently BY Everyone

To give up, often because the situation did not go as originally planned.

"Jur că, de când maică-ta și-a băgat picioarele, spatele mă doare mai rău."

"I swear that since your mom stuck her feet in, my back has gotten worse."





cf

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Abbreviation USED Very frequently BY Everyone

Internet slang abbreviation for "ce faci?", meaning "what are you doing?"

"Salut! Cf azi?"

"Hi! What are you doing today?"





la paștele cailor*

* at the horse's Easter

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Expression USED Frequently BY Everyone

It means "never".

"Când îmi dai banii înapoi?" "La paștele cailor!"

"When will you give me my money back?" "At the horse's Easter!"





la mama dracului*

* at the devil's mother

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Expression USED Frequently BY Everyone

It is used for something that is very far away.

"Vrei să mergem la cinema?" "Nu. E la mama dracului."

"Do you want to go to the cinema?" "No. It's at the devil's mother."





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sall

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Slang USED In the past BY Everyone

Equivalent to the English "hello".

"Sall! Ce mai faci? Demult nu ne-am văzut."

"Hello! How are you? Long time no see."


Confirmed by 2 people




a trage un pui de somn*

* to shoot a chicken of sleep

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Expression USED Frequently BY Everyone

to take a nap

"Mai bine să nu tragi un pui de somn la muncă!"

"Better not shoot a chicken of sleep at work!"


Confirmed by 4 people




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clar ca bună ziua*

* clear as day

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Expression USED Frequently BY Everyone

Crystal clear.

"E clar ca bună ziua că trebuie să-ți faci lecțiile."

"It's clear as day that you have to do your homework."


Confirmed by 4 people




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a mânca cuiva zilele*

* To eat someone's days

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Expression USED On Occasion BY Everyone

To embitter or torment. It is used to describe a very unpleasant experience.

"Slujba asta îmi mănâncă zilele."

"This job is eating me alive."





a călca pe bec*

* to step on a lightbulb

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Everyone

To make a mistake resulting in your own misfortune.

"Gui a călcat pe bec și a fost concediat."

"Gui stepped on a lightbulb and was fired."





la mama naibii*

* at the devil's mother

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Everyone

It means far away.

"Acum sunt aici la mama naibii, încercând să demonstrez ceva."

"Now I'm down here at the devil's mother, trying to prove something."





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a ploua cu galeata*

* to rain with the bucket

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Idiom USED Frequently BY Everyone

to rain very heavily

"Și a început să plouă cu găleata și ne-am adăpostit în magazinul ăla mic de încălțări."

"And it started to rain with the bucket, and we ducked into that little shoe store."





a scoate din pepeni*

* to take out of watermelons

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Idiom USED Frequently BY Everyone

to drive nuts

"Mă scoți din pepeni intenționat, nu?"

"You're taking me out of watermelons on purpose, right?"





nu e floare la ureche*

* it is not flower at the ear

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Expression USED Frequently BY Everyone

It can be used when describing something that is not easy.

"Trebuie să înveți pentru test, nu e floare la ureche."

"You have to study for the thest, it's not flower at the ear."





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ms*

* thanks

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Abbreviation USED Very frequently BY Everyone

Internet slang abbreviation for "mersi", meaning "thanks".

"Ieri am primit scrisoarea ta. Ms mult!"

"I received your letter yesterday. Thanks a lot!"





cmf*

* how are you?

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Abbreviation USED Frequently BY Everyone

Internet slang abbreviation for "ce mai faci?", meaning "how are you?"

"Te-am văzut ieri în parc, dar erai ocupată. Ce mai faci? Este totul în regulă?"

"I saw you in the park yesterday, but you were busy. How are you? Is everything alright?"