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Hebrew translation: b'hatzlakha or mazal tov, depending on the context

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English term or phrase:good luck
Hebrew translation:b'hatzlakha or mazal tov, depending on the context
Entered by: Sue Goldian
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13:41 Mar 8, 2002
English to Hebrew translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: good luck
foreign language project in school
b'hatzlakha or mazal tov, depending on the context
Explanation:
If you want to wish someone good luck, then you say "b'hatzlakha," but if you just mean good luck in general, then you say "mazal tov."
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Sue Goldian
Local time: 05:27
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5 +3b'hatzlakha or mazal tov, depending on the contextSue Goldian


  

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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +3
b'hatzlakha or mazal tov, depending on the context


Explanation:
If you want to wish someone good luck, then you say "b'hatzlakha," but if you just mean good luck in general, then you say "mazal tov."

Sue Goldian
Local time: 05:27
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 50
Grading comment
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  liora
1 hr
  -> Thanks Liora

agree  John Kinory: Mazal tov = Congratulations or good luck in general.
3 hrs
  -> Thanks and yup :-)

agree  EGB Translations
2 days2 hrs
  -> Thanks EGB
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