"сверявам си часовника с някого"

08:54 May 17, 2008
Bulgarian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Cinema, Film, TV, Drama / Idioms
Bulgarian term or phrase: "сверявам си часовника с някого"
На среща с колеги - "сверявам си часовника с тях" , с техния начин на работа
Victoria Varsanova


Summary of answers provided
4find out/see how the land lies
Veneta Georgieva
4check on someone's (the other/s) matters/jobs/assignments; exchange information
natasha stoyanova
3to be up to date; to be up on smth
Christo Metschkaroff


  

Answers


2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
find out/see how the land lies


Explanation:
idioms.thefreedictionary.com/find+out%2Fsee+how+the+land+lies
find out/see how the land lies
to get information about a situation before making decisions or taking action.

dictionary.reference.com/browse/see%20how%20the%20land%20lies
see how the land lies, to investigate in advance; inform oneself of the facts of a situation before acting: You should see how the land lies before making a formal proposal.


    Reference: http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/find+out%2Fsee+how+the+l...
    Reference: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/see%20how%20the%20lan...
Veneta Georgieva
Bulgaria
Local time: 11:25
Native speaker of: Native in BulgarianBulgarian
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
check on someone's (the other/s) matters/jobs/assignments; exchange information


Explanation:
-

natasha stoyanova
Bulgaria
Local time: 11:25
Native speaker of: Native in BulgarianBulgarian
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

23 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
to be up to date; to be up on smth


Explanation:
В крак съм с нщ; съобразявам се със дадено положение; взимам под внимание актуални дадености; обменям (идеи, опит и тн); ІМО ~ синоним на запитването

Example sentence(s):
  • to be up to date with somebody's ideas/views = exchange of views/opinions/experiences
Christo Metschkaroff
Bulgaria
Local time: 11:25
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in BulgarianBulgarian
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)



Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs (or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.

KudoZ™ translation help

The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.


See also:

Your current localization setting

English

Select a language

Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search