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a mob thug /carries some buzz

English translation: (mafia) criminal/is famous

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07:52 Apr 1, 2004
English to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: a mob thug /carries some buzz
The police department will put more assets into the killing of a mob thug if his name carries some buzz than it will into the death of a honest working woman no one ever heard of.
lilysmiley
English translation:(mafia) criminal/is famous
Explanation:
The PD will put more resources into investigating the killing of a famous criminal than it will into the death of an unknown honest woman.

Mob is slang for mafia. Thug us a gangster, essentially.
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Kristina Thorne
France
Local time: 23:22
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(mafia) criminal/is famous


Explanation:
The PD will put more resources into investigating the killing of a famous criminal than it will into the death of an unknown honest woman.

Mob is slang for mafia. Thug us a gangster, essentially.

Kristina Thorne
France
Local time: 23:22
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in FinnishFinnish
PRO pts in category: 8
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agree  Marian Greenfield
6 mins
  -> Thank you, Marian!

agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
51 mins
  -> Thanks, Vicky!
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