Serbian Serbia

pičkovac

Slang USED On Rare Occasion BY Adults

Pičkovac arises from the word pička which means pussy. Pičkovac indicates a faraway place or a place that is hard to reach.

''Ma on dolazi iz pičkovca, čekaćemo ga još.''

''He is coming from pičkovac, we will wait for him more.''

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Serbian Serbia

gari

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?"

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Serbian Serbia, Bosnia and Montenegro

boli me uvo

Expression USED Frequently BY Some People

(my ear hurts) • Used to express how you don't care about something.

"Boli me uvo za ovaj posao."

"My ear hurts for this job."

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Serbian Serbia

Bogu iza nogu

Expression USED Frequently BY Everyone

(behind God's legs) • 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."

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Serbian Serbia

možeš na hleb da ga namažeš

Expression USED On Rare Occasion BY Almost Everyone

(you could spread him on bread) • Someone that is too nice and sometimes even easily manipulated.

''He is so nice, you could spread him on bread.''

''Toliko je dobar, možeš na hleb da ga namažeš.''

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Serbian Serbia

rušiti sneška

Expression USED Frequently BY Some People

(to tear down the snowman) • It means to disappoint someone by telling them the truth or the opposite of what they would like to hear.

''Nadam se da će profesor odložiti test ako ga lepo zamolimo." " Ne bih da ti rušim sneška, ali nema šanse! "

"I hope the professor will reschedule the test if we ask him nicely." "I hate to tear down your snowman, but no way that's gonna happen!"

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Serbian Serbia

zagrej stolicu

Expression USED Frequently BY parents and teachers

(warm your chair ) • 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!"

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Serbian Serbia, Bosnia and Montenegro

okači mačku o rep

Expression USED Frequently BY Some People

(hang it on a cat's tail) • 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!"

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Serbian Serbia

luk i voda

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Everyone

(onion and water) • 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."

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Serbian Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Montenegro

pare

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."