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træde i spinaten*

* stepping into the spinach

Danish Denmark

Standard Phrase USED Frequently BY Everyone

When someone does something especially stupid which has a bad consequence. Like consistently getting to work late and then getting fired or forgetting to report your taxes on time and then getting a fine.

"Jeg har ikke fået klaret min skatterapport i tide, så jeg har fået en bøde" "Der trådte du virkelig i spinaten"

"I haven't gotten my tax report done in time, so I have gotten a fine" "You really stepped in the spinach there"


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halløjsa

Danish Denmark

Word USED On Occasion BY Almost Everyone

(interj.) A happy, funny, positive way to say "hello".

"Halløjsa, hvordan har du det i dag?"

"Hey ya there, how are you today?"


Confirmed by 2 people




En Brian *

* A Brian

Danish Denmark

Name USED Frequently BY Everyone

(n.) A term for a boy or man who drives tuned cars, they're often bald and with a lot of tattoos, a bulldog, from a lower socio-economic group, probably unemployed or employed in the "handyman" field. Drinking beer.

''Jeg hørte den tunede bil køre forbi, føreren er vist en rigtig Brian.''

''I heard the tuned car pass by, the driver is probably a real Brian.''


Confirmed by 4 people




coda di paglia*

* straw-made tail

Italian Italy

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Almost Everyone

Used when someone is upset for not having a clear conscience and is scared to be exposed.

"Non ho mangiato io i biscotti!" "Non ti ho accusato, hai la coda di paglia?"

"I didn't eat the cookies!" "I didn't blame you, do you have a straw-made tail?"


Confirmed by 3 people




vies weer*

* dirty weather

Dutch Netherlands

Expression USED Very frequently BY Everyone

When it is very rainy.

"Ik was van plan een stukje te gaan lopen, maar het is echt vies weer buiten."

"I was planning on taking a walk, but the weather outside is really dirty."





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pogoda pod psem*

* The weather under the dog

Polish Poland

Standard Phrase USED Frequently BY Everyone

very bad weather

"I stayed at home yesterday, the weather was under the dog"

"Zostałam wczoraj w domu, pogoda była pod psem"





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možeš na hleb da ga namažeš*

* you could spread him on bread

Serbian Serbia

Expression USED On Rare Occasion BY Almost Everyone

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.''





čuditi se kao pura dreku*

* to be surprised like a turkey by its own shit

Croatian | Kajkavian northern Croatia, Croatia

Standard Phrase USED On Occasion BY Everyone

To be surprised by something that shouldn't come off as a surprise.

''What did you expect would happen? Why are you now surprised like a turkey by its own shit?''

''A kaj si mislio da će se dogoditi? Kaj se čudiš kao pura dreku sada?''





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¡Aguas!*

* Waters!

Spanish Guatemala

Expression USED On Occasion BY Everyone

A warning for when danger is approaching.

“¡Aguas! ¡Las rocas están cayendo!”

“Waters! The rocks are falling!”

Confirmed by 5 people




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calidá

Spanish Guatemala

Slang USED On Occasion BY Everyone

(adj.) Describing something that is cool or exceeds one's expectations

“¡Esa artista es tan calidá!”

“This artist is so cool!”

Confirmed by 2 people




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prișîdinte*

* president

Romanian Moldova

Word USED Frequently BY Everyone

(n.) Word mispronounced initially by the President of the Republic of Moldova, Igor Dodon. It is used in countless memes related to Moldovan politics.

Note: The correct form is "președinte".

"Prișîdintele explică de unde a venit COVID-19."

"The president explains where COVID-19 came from."


Confirmed by 4 people




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Я/МЫ*

* I/WE

Russian Russia

Word USED Frequently BY Everyone

Initially used in 2019 to condemn the unfair detention of a correspondent of the newspaper "Meduza", Ivan Golunov. It became a symbol of solidarity and a meme.

Note: On the posters "I" and "We" are intertwined.

"Я/МЫ - это вся страна."

"I/We are the whole country."


Confirmed by 3 people




#свободусестрамхачатурян*

* #FreeHachaturyanSisters

Russian Various countries

Hashtag USED Frequently BY Everyone

A hashtag created to support the Hachaturyan sisters, who are at risk of imprisonment after the planned murder of their own father. For a long time, the Hachaturyan sisters were subjected to domestic violence and coercion into sexual acts by their father.

"Нет оправдания насилию в семье! #свободусестрамхачатурян"

"There is no excuse for domestic violence! #FreeHachaturyanSisters"


Confirmed by 2 people




#ecoolsăfiieco*

* #It'sCoolToBeEco

Romanian Moldova

Hashtag USED Frequently BY Everyone

A hashtag created by the famous Moldovan journalist Lilu Ojovan to raise awareness of the ecological problem and the advantages of eco life.

Note: The hashtag is mostly used on Instagram.

"Schimbarea se va produce atunci când toți vor înțelege că #ecoolsăfiieco."

"The change will come when everyone understands that #It'sCoolToBeEco."


Confirmed by 3 people




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ору

Russian Various countries

Slang USED Very frequently BY Everyone

It reflects the highest degree of laughter. Equivalent to the English 'LOL' and 'kek'.

Note: Often used in the first person.

"Классный анекдот, я просто ору."

"Cool joke, LOL."


Confirmed by 4 people