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elephant in the room

Submitted by piliburuk on 2017-12-23

Idiomatic translations of "elephant in the room"

Arrernte
elapene warle-le
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Chinese
笨手笨脚
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French
Comme un éléphant dans un magasin de porcelaine
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Italian
Essere come un elefante in una cristalleria
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Meanings of "elephant in the room"

Chinese

英文字面意思為“房間裡的大象"。如果有人說房間裡有一頭大象,則意味著存在一個人們不願談論的明顯問題或困難處境。大象在此意謂著令人尷尬,有爭議,煽動性或危險等引人注目的事物,故意或非故意地被忽視了。

Explained by Joyce SuJoyce Su on Mon, 29/06/2020 - 13:11
Explained by Joyce SuJoyce Su
English

a difficult and obvious situation people do not want to talk about.

Explained by Guest on Sat, 03/03/2018 - 13:10
Explained by Guest
Polish

oczywisty problem, o którym się nie mówi, oczywista prawda, która jest ignorowana

Explained by AsagiAsagi on Wed, 18/01/2023 - 22:14
Explained by AsagiAsagi
Russian

очевидная проблема или затруднительная ситуация, которую все пытаются игнорировать.

Explained by St. SolSt. Sol on Fri, 29/06/2018 - 13:13
Explained by St. SolSt. Sol
Turkish

kimsenin hakkında konuşmak istemediği aşikar sorun

Explained by piliburukpiliburuk on Sat, 23/12/2017 - 14:04
Explained by piliburukpiliburuk
Turkish

herkesin göz ardı ettiği aşikar gerçek.

Explained by selintheprofessionalselintheprofessional on Thu, 30/04/2020 - 14:25

"elephant in the room" in lyrics

Legally Blonde (Musical) - Gay or European

That guy's not gay, I say, no way!

That is the elephant in the room
Well is it relevant to presume

24kGoldn - Mood

Baby, I am not your dad, it's not all you want from me
I just want your company
Girl, it's obvious, elephant in the room
And we're a part of it, don't act so confused

Måneskin - You Need Me, I Don't Need You

Plus I'll keep my last name forever, keep this genre pretty basic
And I'll be breaking into other people's tunes when I chase it
And replace it with the elephant in the room with a facelift
Slipping into another rapper shoes using new laces

Hamilton (Musical) - Right Hand Man

writin’ letters to relatives
embellishin’ my elegance and eloquence,
but the elephant is in the room,
the truth is in ya face when ya hear the British cannons go…

Legally Blonde (Musical) - There! Right There!

[CALLAHAN, ELLE, WARNER, VIVIENNE, BROOKE AND ENID]
That is the elephant in the room
Well is it relevant to presume

Ed Sheeran - You Need Me, I Don't Need You

Plus I'll keep my last name forever keep the genre pretty basic
Gonna be breaking into other people’s tunes when I chase it
And replace it with the elephant in the room with a facelift
Into another rappers shoes using new laces

Seeed - Come to my House

This is Seeed, y'all!

It's in the air, everyone sees the elephant in the room
He's talk of the town

Blind Channel - Elephant In The Room

I'm sick and tired of people blaming their karma on me

We gotta talk about the elephant in the room

Alec Benjamin - Six Feet Apart

I’ve been missing the elements and
Wishing the elephant in the room
Would leave and kindly close the door

XXXTENTACION - Let's Pretend We're Numb

It'll be alright soon
I'll forever be the, I'll forever be the elephant in the room
I'll always love you, I'm sorry

Kidz Bop Kids - Mood

Baby, I am not that bad, is that all you want from me?
I just want your company
Girl, it's obvious, elephant in the room
And we're a part of it, don't act so confused

Mine - ELEPHANT

An elephant in the room (You see it)
I see it, you see it, too, babe
The clock has rung a thousand times already
I ask you, don't you have any questions?

AVIIRA - Misguided

It's all so messed up
We're hanging by a thread
The elephant is in the room
Our ignorance is dead

Juice WRLD - Wandered to LA

From the bed to the hotel room floor

(I'm the elephant in the room)
(My nightmares are startin' to come true)

Santan Dave - Survivor's Guilt

Gettin' me in a mood
My ex's got ivory skin
Which is funny 'cause it's really the elephant in the room
Is that enough reason to bury me in a tomb?

Juice WRLD - I'm Still

Ooh, ooh-ooh, ooh
Like oh, ooh-woah, oh, oh-oh-oh

I'm holding my breath and watching my step

Asking Alexandria - Into the Fire

I'm a paranoid, sycophant
Masochistic dilettante...
Narcissistic elephant in the room
I'm the end of the world

Zayn - Lucozade

I'm sipping pink Lucozade
We're blazing on that new found haze
I'm seeing in the blacks and grays
Oh, hoping that the basket sways

yaeow - long way home

I know that it's kinda weird to celebrate life without you
(Life without, life without)
We all try to ignore the elephant in the room