roller-coaster

Polish translation: kolejka górska (w wesołym miasteczku)

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English term or phrase:roller-coaster
Polish translation:kolejka górska (w wesołym miasteczku)
Entered by: Araksia Sarkisian

03:51 Jan 30, 2002
English to Polish translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: roller-coaster
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Araksia Sarkisian
Poland
Local time: 14:18
kolejka górska (w wesołym miasteczku)
Explanation:
w wesolym miasteczku znaczy to co innego niż w górach. I tak się chyba mówi?
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Jakub Szacki
Poland
Local time: 14:18
Grading comment
Thank you,although it's too long compared with the original "roller-coaster"...lol
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1I wouldn't translate it
Lota
4 +1kolejka górska (w wesołym miasteczku)
Jakub Szacki
5huśtawka
pidzej


  

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19 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
I wouldn't translate it


Explanation:
I have seen it in Polish books (fiction) as rollercoaster.

Lota
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4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
huśtawka


Explanation:
but only if use is figurative as in the Am. Heritage Dict. def. 2 below, you can use "huśtawka", if literary - stick to roller coaster:
roller coaster n. 1. (...) 2. Something, such as an action, event, or experience, that is marked by abrupt, extreme changes in circumstance, quality, or behavior: “the demographic roller coaster caused by the baby boom” (American Demographics).

pidzej
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4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
kolejka górska (w wesołym miasteczku)


Explanation:
w wesolym miasteczku znaczy to co innego niż w górach. I tak się chyba mówi?

Jakub Szacki
Poland
Local time: 14:18
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in pair: 1857
Grading comment
Thank you,although it's too long compared with the original "roller-coaster"...lol

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Piotr Grabias: That's it !
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