scruff of the neck

15:20 Mar 9, 2018
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English to Arabic translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
English term or phrase: scruff of the neck
All of a sudden, somebody came out of the blue who dragged the image of the game up by the scruff of the neck.
Samer Jaatoul
Canada
Local time: 00:04


Summary of answers provided
5من حبل التعليق
Ahmed Shalabi
4مؤخرة العنق
Moodi
3تحكم في الموقف
Ayman Massoud


  

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مؤخرة العنق


Explanation:
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Moodi
Local time: 07:04
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic
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من حبل التعليق


Explanation:
المعنى الحرفي هو :
من مؤخرة العنق - القفا

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Note added at 8 mins (2018-03-09 15:28:43 GMT)
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قد يكون المعني المقصود أنه أفسد الصورة / قيمة الصورة أمام الحاضرين

Ahmed Shalabi
Local time: 06:04
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic
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تحكم في الموقف


Explanation:
https://www.usingenglish.com/reference/idioms/take by the sc...

Ayman Massoud
Egypt
Local time: 06:04
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Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic
PRO pts in category: 7
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