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play (role) to the hilt

Hebrew translation: משחק (את התפקיד) עד תום

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04:24 Feb 14, 2007
English to Hebrew translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Slang
English term or phrase: play (role) to the hilt
In E! channel: An actor commentating on another actor:
HE'S SUCH AN ICON AS FAR AS HEROIC ROLES AND PLAYS THAT TO THE HILT THAT IT HAD TO BE MATCHED IN SOME WAY.
Zehavit Ehre
Israel
Local time: 12:22
Hebrew translation:משחק (את התפקיד) עד תום
Explanation:
You can also use "עד היסוד" or "עד העצם" or "באופן מוחלט", "באופן טוטאלי"

The idiom is "up to the hilt"
"עד הקת"

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Note added at 38 mins (2007-02-14 05:02:36 GMT)
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or maybe eve
בכל נימי נפשו
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Ron Armon
Israel
Local time: 12:22
Grading comment
Thanks Ron.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +3משחק (את התפקיד) עד תום
Ron Armon


  

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32 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
משחק (את התפקיד) עד תום


Explanation:
You can also use "עד היסוד" or "עד העצם" or "באופן מוחלט", "באופן טוטאלי"

The idiom is "up to the hilt"
"עד הקת"

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Note added at 38 mins (2007-02-14 05:02:36 GMT)
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or maybe eve
בכל נימי נפשו


    Reference: http://www.answers.com/topic/to-the-hilt
Ron Armon
Israel
Local time: 12:22
Native speaker of: Native in HebrewHebrew
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thanks Ron.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Suzan: עד תום sounds right in this context.
28 mins

agree  Iris Bat-Or: you said it all
4 hrs

agree  Eynnat
1 day4 hrs
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