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to sell refrigerators to Eskimos (US)

Kűldve: runafes Hétfő, 07/01/2013 - 12:29

Idiomatic translations of "to sell refrigerators to ..."

Angol
Sell Ice to an Eskimo
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Angol
to carry/take coals to Newcastle (UK)
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Angol
a bull in a china shop
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Arabic (other varieties)
يبيع الميه في حارة السقايين
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Cseh
Jako slon v porcelánu
Dán
At sælge sand i sahara
Észt
Elevant portselaani poes
Görög
ταύρος σε υαλοπωλείο
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Holland
als een olifant in een porseleinkast
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Kínai
成事不足敗事有餘
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Latin
In silvam ligna ferre
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Lengyel
Jak słoń w składzie porcelany
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Lengyel
Słoń w składzie porcelany
Magyar
Elefánt a porcelánboltban
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Német
wie ein Elefant im Porzellanladen
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Német
სპილო ფაიფურის ჭიქაში. spilo paipuris chikashi
Olasz
Come un elefante in una cristalleria/in un negozio di porcellane
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Orosz
Везти товар туда, где его и без того много
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Orosz
продать слона (он может и слона продать)
Perzsa
زيره به كرمان بردن
Perzsa
شلوغش کردن
Spanyol
echar agua al mar
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Spanyol
Ladrar a la luna
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Spanyol
Llevar leña al monte/agua al mar
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Spanyol
Llevar hierro a Vizcaya
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Spanyol
Como un elefante en una cacharrería
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Spanyol
Ir a vendimiar y llevar uvas de postre
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Szlovák
Ako slon v porceláne
Szlovén
Obnašati se kot slon v trgovini s porcelanom.
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Thai
เอาแป้งนวลไปขายชาววัง (Ao Paeng Nuan Pai Khai Chao Wang)
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Thai
เอามะพร้าวหาวไปขายสวน (Ao Maphrao Hao Pai Khai Suan)
Török
körler mahallesinde ayna satmak
Török
Müslüman mahallesinde salyangoz satmak.

Meanings of "to sell refrigerators to ..."

Angol

1. Someone very persuasive.
2. Someone able to sell anything to anyone.
The idea is that the Eskimos live in a cold area and don't need a refrigerator to keep food cold.

Explained by Phoenix_RisingPhoenix_Rising on Hétfő, 07/01/2013 - 13:21
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Görög

Λέγεται για κάποιον που είναι εξαιρετικά πειστικός

Explained by SoPinkSoPink on Szerda, 17/08/2016 - 17:59
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Spanyol

Alguien que es muy convincente

Explained by SoPinkSoPink on Szerda, 17/08/2016 - 18:01
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