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23:09 Feb 20, 2009
English to Turkish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / roman/deyim
English term or phrase: loose fish
"I understand he has got a very brilliant young fellow to edit it, who can write the highest style of leading article, quite equal to anything in the London papers. And he means to take very high ground on Reform."

"Let Brooke reform his rent-roll. He's a cursed old screw, and the buildings all over his estate are going to rack. I suppose this young fellow is some loose fish from London."

His name is Ladislaw. He is said to be of foreign extraction."

"I know the sort," said Mr. Hawley; "some emissary. He'll begin with flourishing about the Rights of Man and end with murdering a wench. That's the style."
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1serseri balık
Salih1946
5 +1işe yaramaz/dışlanmış
zila
3bağımsız, hiçbir bağı olmayan
aydin kaya
3sefih
Cagdas Karatas


  

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
bağımsız, hiçbir bağı olmayan


Explanation:
kafasına göre takılan ve hiçbirşeyi umursamayan tanımına uygun olduğunu düşünüyorum

aydin kaya
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
işe yaramaz/dışlanmış


Explanation:
burada toplumundan dışlanan,çürük elma gibi bir kullanım var.ciğeri beş para etmez de deriz böyle kimseler için...

zila
Turkey
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agree  Whiz
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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
sefih


Explanation:
Sefahat düşkünü, parasını düşüncesizce harcayan.

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Note added at 4 hrs (2009-02-21 03:28:28 GMT)
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Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

Loose Fish (A)
A dissipated man. A loose fish is one that has made its way out of the net; and applied to man it means one who has thrown off moral restraint.


Cagdas Karatas
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8 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
serseri balık


Explanation:
Alternatif bir deyim olabilir mi?

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Note added at 7 days (2009-02-28 15:17:52 GMT)
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Link: http://www.infoplease.com/dictionary/brewers/fish.html; Örnek Cümle: A loose fish. One of loose or dissolute habits. Fish implying a human being is derogatory, but bird is a loving term, as my “bonny bird,” etc. Beast is most reproachful, as “You are a beast.”

Salih1946
United States
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neutral  aydin kaya: "serseri" tek başına daha güzel karşılık bence
4 hrs
  -> Haklısınız, teşekkür ederim

agree  Nil Ekinci
7 hrs
  -> Teşekkür ederim.
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