The fur will fly

Hebrew translation: הרפתקאות מסמרות זנב

12:04 Apr 9, 2012
English to Hebrew translations [PRO]
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino
English term or phrase: The fur will fly
I'm wondering if there's a similar phrase for this in Hebrew.

The context is: "The fur will fly as you scurry around this nutty island!", which is a sale pitcher for a video game involving a furry character (squirrel).
Ziv Shavshevitz
Israel
Local time: 01:03
Hebrew translation:הרפתקאות מסמרות זנב
Explanation:
I'm quite sure there's no appropriate idiom/proverb in Hebrew.

"Fur will fly" means there will be battles and quarreling between parties, and that may be conveyed in Hebrew as "עד ש)יעופו ניצוצות)"
but it wouldn't work with "fur" or "tail" or any "squirrely" trait.
("יעופו נוצות וניצוצות" would have worked...)

In a wider sense, "Fur will fly" means there will be trouble ("צרות צרורות"), but no help here either in terms of "fur" or "tail".

BUT - when you pitch for a game and try to market it, you don't really mean "trouble" anyway. You want to use "action", "adventure", etc.

Hence - I suggest - הרפתקאות מסמרות זנב
(מסמרות פרווה will not work as well, IMHO)

If you insist on battles and/or troubles, use:
צרות והרפתקאות מסמרות זנב
מלחמות והרפתקאות מסמרות זנב
or something of the sort.
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Ron Armon
Israel
Local time: 01:03
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Great answer, thank you and sorry for the late reply.
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Fur will fly
הרפתקאות מסמרות זנב


Explanation:
I'm quite sure there's no appropriate idiom/proverb in Hebrew.

"Fur will fly" means there will be battles and quarreling between parties, and that may be conveyed in Hebrew as "עד ש)יעופו ניצוצות)"
but it wouldn't work with "fur" or "tail" or any "squirrely" trait.
("יעופו נוצות וניצוצות" would have worked...)

In a wider sense, "Fur will fly" means there will be trouble ("צרות צרורות"), but no help here either in terms of "fur" or "tail".

BUT - when you pitch for a game and try to market it, you don't really mean "trouble" anyway. You want to use "action", "adventure", etc.

Hence - I suggest - הרפתקאות מסמרות זנב
(מסמרות פרווה will not work as well, IMHO)

If you insist on battles and/or troubles, use:
צרות והרפתקאות מסמרות זנב
מלחמות והרפתקאות מסמרות זנב
or something of the sort.

Ron Armon
Israel
Local time: 01:03
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in HebrewHebrew
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Great answer, thank you and sorry for the late reply.

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