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22:12 Feb 20, 2009
English to Turkish translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / roman/deyim
English term or phrase:keep pigs
"I don't believe a man is in pocket by stinginess on his land," said Sir James.
"Oh, stinginess may be abused like other virtues: it will not do to keep one's own pigs lean," said Mrs. Cadwallader, who had risen to look out of the window. "But talk of an independent politician and he will appear."
"What! Brooke?" said her husband.
"Yes. Now, you ply him with the `Trumpet,' Humphrey; and I will put the leeches on him. What will you do, Sir James?"
Explanation: "keep pigs lean" bence daha ziyade terim. onun aslında deyim olduğunu düşünmüyorum. cimriliğin getirisi götüründen bahsederken kullanıyorlar, yerine en iyi geçecek yerel terim bu olur bence.