Moet nie so die moer in wees nie.

English translation: Don't be so bloody angry

06:00 Jan 27, 2004
Afrikaans to English translations [Non-PRO]
Afrikaans term or phrase: Moet nie so die moer in wees nie.
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Amanda
English translation:Don't be so bloody angry
Explanation:
The expression "die moer in" means to be very angry. The word "moer" originally meant "mother", but by extension it also refers to the nether regions of a person.

Another possible translation might be "Don't be so full of shit".
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Samuel Murray
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Local time: 09:54
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4 +3Don't be so bloody angry
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Don't be so bloody angry


Explanation:
The expression "die moer in" means to be very angry. The word "moer" originally meant "mother", but by extension it also refers to the nether regions of a person.

Another possible translation might be "Don't be so full of shit".

Samuel Murray
Netherlands
Local time: 09:54
Native speaker of: Native in AfrikaansAfrikaans
PRO pts in pair: 50
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sven Petersson
2 hrs

agree  Jason Roberts
6 hrs

agree  roguestate: Funny, it's a long time since I heard this pearl!
8 hrs
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