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e vuri me shpatulla për muri

English translation: to put someone with his back to the wall

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Albanian term or phrase:e vuri me shpatulla për muri
English translation:to put someone with his back to the wall
Entered by: Anila Mayhew
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05:00 Oct 16, 2002
Albanian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Albanian term or phrase: e vuri me shpatulla për muri
Albanian expression
Anila Mayhew
United States
Local time: 04:04
to put someone with his back to the wall
Explanation:
- e vuri me shpatulla për muri
- e vë (e mbërthej) me shpatulla pas murit (në mur)

= to put someone with his back to the wall

- vihem me shpatulla për muri
= to be up a tree


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Edlira BABAMUSTA (MCIL)
Local time: 12:04
Grading comment
Faleminderit, Edlira
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +2to put someone with his back to the wallEdlira BABAMUSTA (MCIL)


  

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2
to put someone with his back to the wall


Explanation:
- e vuri me shpatulla për muri
- e vë (e mbërthej) me shpatulla pas murit (në mur)

= to put someone with his back to the wall

- vihem me shpatulla për muri
= to be up a tree





    Albanian - English dictionary
Edlira BABAMUSTA (MCIL)
Local time: 12:04
Native speaker of: Native in AlbanianAlbanian
PRO pts in pair: 56
Grading comment
Faleminderit, Edlira

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Drini
303 days

agree  Ledja: yes, but the typical saying would be: to back/box someone into a corner
1997 days
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