Pita skuplja neg tepsija

English translation: Pie more expensive than the pan

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Bosnian term or phrase:Pita skuplja neg tepsija
English translation:Pie more expensive than the pan
Entered by: BUZOV

17:54 Apr 17, 2005
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Bosnian term or phrase: Pita skuplja neg tepsija
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James Bell
A pie more expensive than the pan
Explanation:
... phrase used to express situations where the result of an action is not worthy of the action itself, or when there's to much of problems to justify the result.
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I.e. would you prepare a pie (or a cake) when the ingredients cost you more than the pie-dish (vessel) ?
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BUZOV
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5 +4A pie more expensive than the pan
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A pie more expensive than the pan


Explanation:
... phrase used to express situations where the result of an action is not worthy of the action itself, or when there's to much of problems to justify the result.
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I.e. would you prepare a pie (or a cake) when the ingredients cost you more than the pie-dish (vessel) ?

BUZOV
Croatia
Local time: 21:37
Native speaker of: Native in CroatianCroatian
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agree  Nedzad Selmanovic: Is it? Could you be a little bit more precise?
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