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English translation: Whipped

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20:27 Jul 4, 2008
Hebrew to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Hebrew term or phrase: Shafut
Hi. Could someone please translate this word into English for me? The full phrase is Shir HaShafut. Thank you.
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English translation:Whipped
Explanation:
This is a slang term in Hebrew meaning basically the same thing as "whipped" in English: being completely controlled by someone you admire.
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Erez Volk
Local time: 19:38
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
Whipped


Explanation:
This is a slang term in Hebrew meaning basically the same thing as "whipped" in English: being completely controlled by someone you admire.


    Reference: http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=whipped
    Reference: http://www.shiron.net/songView.aspx?song_id=19503&singer_id=...
Erez Volk
Local time: 19:38
Native speaker of: Native in HebrewHebrew
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Thank you!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Michal Circolone: yep, and when the one you admire is a woman, a common slang term is "pussy whipped". (associated with gesturing a whip's lash/kacha)
28 mins

agree  Shai Navé: I wasn't quite aware to this term in this context, but seems like Erez got it right. Please ignore my answer I have to agrre with the better answer that Erez provided.
2 hrs

agree  argaman: Agree with it all, except it doesn't HAVE to be someone you admire... SOMEONE would do the trick just as well, I think.
3 hrs

agree  Sabine Akabayov, PhD
5 hrs
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