fruitcake

Chinese translation: crazy

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English term or phrase:as nutty as a fruitcake
Chinese translation:crazy
Entered by: davidgreen

10:36 Jan 15, 2004
English to Chinese translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: fruitcake
The shrink himself was a certified fruitcake. Does it mean the pyschiatriast is a certified shyster or certified gay?
albertdeng
New Zealand
Local time: 11:43
crazy
Explanation:
neither. It means the psychiatrist himself is a certified lunatic (comes from the expression "as nutty as a fruitcake" nuts=crazy, a fruitcake contains a lot of nuts.)
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crazy


Explanation:
neither. It means the psychiatrist himself is a certified lunatic (comes from the expression "as nutty as a fruitcake" nuts=crazy, a fruitcake contains a lot of nuts.)

davidgreen
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agree  isahuang
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agree  Twinpens (X): I can not agree more.
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agree  surinder kumar
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agree  hjl
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