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Refricare cicatricem

Submitted by Maryanchy on Tue, 08/01/2019 - 10:16

Idiomatic translations of "Refricare cicatricem"

Croatian
Otvoriti stare rane
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English
Reopen old wounds
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Portuguese
Reabrir antigas feridas
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Meanings of "Refricare cicatricem"

Croatian

Metaforički ponovno otvoriti novo izliječenu ranu, ponovno otrgnuti ožiljak. Na primjer: natjerati nekoga da se prisjeti nečeg neugodnog što mu se dogodilo u prošlosti: starog raskida, smrti, prijevare, tuče ili svađe itd.

Explained by Maryanchy on Tue, 08/01/2019 - 10:20
Explained by Maryanchy
English

To metaphorically re-open a newly healed wound, to tear open a scar again. For instance: to make someone remember something unpleasant that happened in the past – an old break-up, a death, a deceit, a fight or argument etc.

Explained by Maryanchy on Tue, 08/01/2019 - 10:16
Explained by Maryanchy