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16:38 Oct 10, 2001
Chinese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Chinese term or phrase: can you dig it sucker
wcw wrestler booker t uses this phrase
Martin
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4你是无力的吗,你 啊?
Marta Argat
4 -1加油!
Marta Argat
2In Shangainese, people would say "Nong ling deqing va?"David Rockell


  

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7 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): -1
加油!


Explanation:
Jia1you2!
I'd ommit an offencive intonation and translate the idea: this expression is very common, suits any kind of competition. The fans support sportsmen shouting "jia1you2!" (make the strongest effort, lit. "add more fuel!")

Marta Argat
Local time: 11:33
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in UkrainianUkrainian

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  David Rockell: This is a kind of light verbal challenge and rally for support among underlings whereas jiayou is not
8 days
  -> 乳儿 for "sucker"
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8 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
In Shangainese, people would say "Nong ling deqing va?"


Explanation:
This phrase has slightly treatening overtones, as I believe the English phrase does. I can't think of a Mandarin phrase that conveys this same meaning but perhaps this can "pao zhuan yin yu"

David Rockell
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neutral  Marta Argat: would you please provide characters
2 hrs
  -> 侬拎得清哇? Shanghainese is traditionally written in a number of ways. The meaning of the ling deqing is equivalent to
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你是无力的吗,你 啊?


Explanation:
to meet my colleague's suggestiong - more challenge in a phrase

Marta Argat
Local time: 11:33
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in UkrainianUkrainian
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