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Mananca si vei fi mancat

English translation: eat or be eaten

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Romanian term or phrase:mananca sau vei fi mancat
English translation:eat or be eaten
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15:32 Jul 10, 2002
Romanian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Romanian term or phrase: Mananca si vei fi mancat
O alta provocare: "se aplica legea junglei: mananca si vei fi mancat". Poate sa ma ajute cineva?
Inga Murariu
Moldova
Local time: 04:55
eat or be eaten
Explanation:
salut Inga, sper ca te ajuta.

1.
"That is how strong is your Law Of The Jungle: the eat or be eaten, kill or be tortured - death ends all and so let us forget it and obey the law of our stomachs!

2.
Gatsby talks about his past, Oxford etc. Little Montenegroe prooves that he talks the truth.
A hearse is passing them: warning for the dreamer is going to die/ fail.
They meet Meyer Wolfshiem, a business friend of Gatsby. Meyer Wolfshiem does illegal business, he earns his money in immoral ways.
His cuff buttons are made of human molars... law of the jungle: eat or to be eaten. Darwinism: survival of the fittest!
Meyer is a capitalist, he doesn't care who's going to pay the price. He is foul dust in the wake of Gatsbys dreams, Tom and Daisy also.

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Elvira Stoianov
Luxembourg
Local time: 03:55
Grading comment
Iti multumesc!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +2eat or be eaten
Elvira Stoianov


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eat or be eaten


Explanation:
salut Inga, sper ca te ajuta.

1.
"That is how strong is your Law Of The Jungle: the eat or be eaten, kill or be tortured - death ends all and so let us forget it and obey the law of our stomachs!

2.
Gatsby talks about his past, Oxford etc. Little Montenegroe prooves that he talks the truth.
A hearse is passing them: warning for the dreamer is going to die/ fail.
They meet Meyer Wolfshiem, a business friend of Gatsby. Meyer Wolfshiem does illegal business, he earns his money in immoral ways.
His cuff buttons are made of human molars... law of the jungle: eat or to be eaten. Darwinism: survival of the fittest!
Meyer is a capitalist, he doesn't care who's going to pay the price. He is foul dust in the wake of Gatsbys dreams, Tom and Daisy also.




    Reference: http://www.2012.com.au/Pale_One.html
    Reference: http://www.hausarbeiten.de/rd/archiv/englisch/engl-text159.s...
Elvira Stoianov
Luxembourg
Local time: 03:55
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian, Native in HungarianHungarian
PRO pts in pair: 339
Grading comment
Iti multumesc!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  corin: Asta e! N.B.:expresia e "sau vei fi mincat" nu "si vei fi mincat".
26 mins

agree  Irina Schwab
5 hrs
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