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kapısına dayanmak

Submitted by Yelda Şahin on 2022-11-04

Meanings of "kapısına dayanmak"

English

lit. to lean upon or thrust to the door of s.o. trying to make the host open the door. To show up at someone's door uninvited and unwelcome (e.g. to collect a loan, rent etc.).

Explained by Yelda ŞahinYelda Şahin on Fri, 04/11/2022 - 06:06
Explained by Yelda ŞahinYelda Şahin

"kapısına dayanmak" in lyrics

Emir Can İğrek - Beyoğlu

Apparently1 I am a grown up
I got hard time to believe this
Instead of coming at your door2
I am becoming 303

  • 1. Past participle suffix -mIş gives an inferential evidentiality meaning in Turkish
  • 2. kapısına dayanmak: lit. to lean upon or thrust to the door of s.o. To try to make the host open the door, to show up uninvited (e.g. to collect a loan, rent etc.) at someone's door
  • 3. I am turning 30.