go around

02:29 Dec 1, 2019
English to Arabic translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
English term or phrase: go around
They say money makes the world go around, but will it also determine who the next US president will be?


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4 +1يحرك العالم
Hassan Achahbar
5مهم للغاية / في غاية الأهمية / مهم جداً
Ebrahim mohammed
3يدور حول نفسه
Mina F.



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يحرك العالم

يقال إن المال يحرك العالم

Hassan Achahbar
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agree  Morano El-Kholy
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مهم للغاية / في غاية الأهمية / مهم جداً

مهم للغاية / في غاية الأهمية / مهم جداً

make the world go around/round

to be extremely important, so that many ordinary events could not happen without it:
Love/Money makes the world go round.


Ebrahim mohammed
Local time: 10:29
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يدور حول نفسه

"...يقولون أن النقود تجعل العالم يدور حول نفسه"

This is more of a localized translation than exact; "go round" could be just translated to "يدور" without the rest, but in order to match it to something that would be said in the Arab world, "يدور حول نفسه" would fit better in my opinion.

Note added at 23 mins (2019-12-01 02:52:59 GMT)

Now that I think about it again, it might have a different meaning, whereas "the world" here would refer to THINGS that money can change or control; in this case it could be translated to something simple as:
"يقولون أن النقود تغير الأحوال/الأشياء، ولكن هل ستحدد أيضاً هوية الرئيس الأمريكي القادم؟"

Mina F.
Local time: 11:29
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic
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