drag them up hill down dale with questions

11:57 Dec 18, 2020
English to Polish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: drag them up hill down dale with questions
kontekst: I'm always amazed when I see other teachers of this staff letting students drag them up hill and down dale with questions that don't advance the topic.

propozycja: studenci nieustannie wciagaja w pytania , ktore nie poruszaja tematu.
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Lola S


Summary of answers provided
3 +1zasypywać pytaniami
Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
3 +1zarzucają ich bezładnie pytaniami
mike23
3nieustannie/bez przerwy/cały czas (zbijają z tematu) pytaniami
geopiet


  

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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
zasypywać pytaniami


Explanation:
Propozycja.

Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
United States
Local time: 02:01
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 102

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  mike23: Tak. Może nawet "zasypują ich całą masą pytań".
3 hrs
  -> Dziękuję Michale. Pozdrawiam.
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5 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
zarzucają ich bezładnie pytaniami


Explanation:
zarzucają ich bezładnie pytaniami/ (całą) masą pytań, które nic nie wnoszą do tematu/które nie posuwają tematu do przodu

"I can certainly understand their perspective in all this, but I
am always amazed when I see other teachers of this stuff letting students
drag them up hill and down dale with questions that don’t
advance the cause
. Waking up isn’t a theoretical subject one masters
through study and comprehension, it’s a journey one makes—a battle
one fights. Teachers want to be popular and appear wise, so they
answer whatever questions anyone thinks to ask
, as if they were teaching the next generation of teachers rather than helping people wake up.
https://onedropinthewell.wordpress.com/argument-that-enlight...

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Note added at 5 hrs (2020-12-18 17:48:34 GMT)
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Mamy elementy: drag sb + up hill and down dale (with questions)

Wrażenie jest jakby "przeciągali" tych nauczycieli siłą gdzie się tylko da, (w górę i w dół), zarzucając ich pytaniami bez większej organizacji/od lewa do prawa, podczas gdy tak naprawdę pytania te, nie posuwają dyskusji do przodu.

https://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/up hill and down dale

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Note added at 5 hrs (2020-12-18 17:50:22 GMT)
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Opcja 2: zarzucają ich całą masą najrozmaitszych pytań

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Note added at 5 hrs (2020-12-18 17:51:09 GMT)
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... przeróżnych pytań

mike23
Poland
Local time: 08:01
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 35

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
8 hrs
  -> Dziękuję Frank. Pozdrawiam.
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2 days 12 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
nieustannie/bez przerwy/cały czas (zbijają z tematu) pytaniami


Explanation:
up hill and down dale (in British English)

strenuously and persistently

- https://www.collinsdictionary.com/us/dictionary/english/up-h...

geopiet
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 236
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