One darts into the fray.

Greek translation: ορμάει στη μάχη (literally)

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English term or phrase:One darts into the fray.
Greek translation:ορμάει στη μάχη (literally)
Entered by: zGreek

18:29 Nov 30, 2006
English to Greek translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: One darts into the fray.
it's an answer from a joke..
zGreek
Local time: 22:10
ορμάει στη μάχη (literally)
Explanation:
The meaning of this isn't too hard to translate; what's tough is to render the play on words. I can't come up with anything good at the moment; let's see what others have to say :)

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Note added at 32 mins (2006-11-30 19:02:04 GMT)
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Yes, I know, one darts into the fray, the other farts into the dray. I can't come up with something that rhymes in Greek.
Το ένα τρέχει και ορμάει, το άλλο βαριέται κι αμολάει... (συγγνώμη παιδιά, τι να κάνω;)
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Maria Karra
United States
Local time: 15:10
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Sorry που άργησα... δοκίμαζα το Gloss button να δώ τι κάνει...
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2 +5ορμάει στη μάχη (literally)
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one darts into the fray.
ορμάει στη μάχη (literally)


Explanation:
The meaning of this isn't too hard to translate; what's tough is to render the play on words. I can't come up with anything good at the moment; let's see what others have to say :)

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Note added at 32 mins (2006-11-30 19:02:04 GMT)
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Yes, I know, one darts into the fray, the other farts into the dray. I can't come up with something that rhymes in Greek.
Το ένα τρέχει και ορμάει, το άλλο βαριέται κι αμολάει... (συγγνώμη παιδιά, τι να κάνω;)

Maria Karra
United States
Local time: 15:10
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Sorry που άργησα... δοκίμαζα το Gloss button να δώ τι κάνει...
Notes to answerer
Asker: ευχαριστώ - WHAT IS A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN.. A war horse and a draught horse ? One darts into the fray.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Natassa Iosifidou: Α, εσύ δεν πιάνεσαι! :)) // Αν κάνουμε το "βαριέται", "πλήττει" δεν ακούγεται καλύτερα;
31 mins
  -> Πολύ καλύτερα :)

agree  Nick Lingris: Ποια είν' η διαφορά ανάμεσα στο άτι και τ' αλάτι; Το ένα το βρίσκεις στη μάχη και το άλλο στη Μάγχη. (Σιγά μην τα μεταφράσουμε. Καλύτερα να φτιάξουμε δικά μας.)
36 mins

agree  flipendo
36 mins

agree  Vicky Papaprodromou: Κεντάς απόψε.:-))))))))
54 mins

agree  Nadia-Anastasia Fahmi
12 hrs
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