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Results for: (fam.) aprox. shilly-shally(ing); (fam.) humming and hawing. Translations: 1 – 30 / 180 English Romanian (fam.) aprox. shilly-shally(ing); (fam.) humming and hawing. că hâr, că mâr (a day) after the fair; too late in the day; aprox. after meat/dinner, mustard. la spartul târgului (fam.) (great) friends with someone; aprox. as thick as thieves/mud/fleas; hand and/in glove with. prieten la toartă cu cineva (fam.) aprox. to make smb. bleed (freely). a atinge pe cineva la pungă (fam.) aprox. to take in; (fam.) to diddle; to do Taffy; to fool; to make a fool of; (fam.) to put off with fine words; (pe cineva) (fam.) to hand smb. a lemon; (fam.) o bad smb. up the garden(-path); to get the better end of smb.; înv. to sell smb. a bar a duce cu preşul/vorba/zăhărelul (fam.) he stands the racket (for all others); aprox. pay the fiddler. turcul plăteşte (fam.) never darken my door(s) again! aprox. go to blazes! să te văd când mi-oi vedea ceafa (fam.) to try the patience of a saint; enough to make a person swear; aprox. he is enough to make a person swear. a scoate din sărite şi pe un sfânt (low) bow; yours!; to (make a) bow plecaciune (mere) hovel, hole; so many men, so many minds bordei(casa saracacioasa) (pop.) aprox. to do the Japanese knife trick. a mânca cu cuţitul (pop.) aprox. to say one thing and do another. una vorbim şi başca ne înţelegem (the) Law Courts; <~ de ocol/pace aprox.>country court judecatorie(in Londra) 1. (a înţelege) to understand, to grasp. 2. (a se pricepe) to have a good head for; (fam.) to be up to a thing or two; aprox. to have an inventive mind; to be resourceful. a-l tăia capul (să) 1. (fam.) to reconcile both parties, etc. 2. (fam.) aprox. to run with the hare and hunt with a împăca şi capra şi varza 1. (nehotărât) shilly-shally; blowing hot and cold; neither off nor on; hum and baw. 2. neither fish nor flesh (nor good red herring); neither nici albă, nici neagră 1. aprox. to talk like coffee house politicians; (fam.) to indulge in petty politics. 2. to have a good chat. a pune ţara la cale 1. at random/(hap)hazard; at a venture/ a guess; on a chance; hit or miss; aprox. a pot shot; pell-mell; înv. at (all) adventure. 2. (într-o doară) tentatively; v. şi în dorul lelii. la întâmplare 1. prov. much cry and little wool; many words will not fill a bushel; all talk and no cinder; brevity is the soul of wit; (aprox.) fine/fair/soft words butter no parsnips. 2. (destul!) enough said! vorbă multă sărăcia omului 1. to join the dance. 2. fig. aprox. in for a penny, in for a pound. a intra în horă 1. to overlook; not to notice. 2. (intenţionat) to hush; to condone; to overlook; (fam.) to turn a blind eye to...; aprox. to make allowances for... a trece cu vederea to allure/lure/decoy/entice smb.; to gild/sugar(-coat) the pill for smb. zaharel Wallachian dry measure, aprox. bushel dubla a matter of course; standing to reason; which goes without saying; aprox. a foregone conclusion. la mintea cocoşului/omului/pisicii a stray bullet; aprox. a pot shot. un glonţ rătăcit aprox, it is not the coat that makes the man; v. şi nu haina îl face pe om. nu judeca omul după suman aprox. (fam.) to egg/to hound/ to set/to urge/to whip smb. on; to give smb. hell. a băga pe cineva în draci aprox. (fam.) to kiss and be friends. pupat Piaţa Independenţei aprox. (fam.) to play gooseberry. între două nu te plouă aprox. (fam.) to sing sorrow; aprox. (fam.) one may whistle for it. a fluiera a pagubă
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