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Continuing with colloquialisms this week.

  • il n’y a pas le feu ! – there’s no rush!
    • Vite, on est en retard ! | Hurry, we’re late!
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Idioms & Colloquialisms

It’s been a while since I’ve done an idioms or colloquialisms post!

  • nase – lame
    • “Ce film est nase, ne le regarde pas !”
    • “This movie is lame, don’t see it!”
  • 305 more words

Subtitling: more complicated than you'd think

I have prepared Greek subtitles for a few episodes of various Turkish TV series. Subtitling is a more demanding task than one would think. In TV series, dialogues are usually simple, or at least simpler than an academic article, a contract, or a novel. 341 more words


Speak Like a Local, Think Like a Local: Italian Colloquialisms

by Paola Bassanese, Guest Writer

Do you dream in Italian? If you do, you have made it! If you are not quite there yet, here are a few pointers to help you think like a local. 831 more words



You can’t make many mistakes when you don’t talk much.

Don’t speak double Dutch.

I know, I know what you do matters more than what you say, much more. 8 more words


English Idiom Series

That is a wrap, everyone! I compiled 100 of my favorite English Idioms and shared them with you. I provided the origin, if it applied, the definition and an example. 160 more words