Eyeballs? Schmyballs!

02:22 Feb 17, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Marketing
English term or phrase: Eyeballs? Schmyballs!
The complete text talks about eCommerce. I suppose it is slang.
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Summary of answers provided
na¡absurdo! / ¡ridículo!
Dyran Altenburg (X)
na¿ojos? ¡de los piojos!
ottilia nesbit (X)
naglobos de ojos, ¡qué va!
Robert Anderson
naglobos de ojos, nada!
Katriana Vader
naeyeball: globo del ojo, globo ocular.
Monica Castell


  

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2 hrs
eyeball: globo del ojo, globo ocular.


Explanation:
Un poco de contexto ayudaría

Monica Castell
Spain
Local time: 02:04
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in CatalanCatalan
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4 hrs
globos de ojos, nada!


Explanation:
yes it is slang. it really doesn't translate very well. good luck

Katriana Vader
United States
Local time: 17:04
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5 hrs
globos de ojos, ¡qué va!


Explanation:
It has long been a custom in the USA to deride something (a word, an idea, etc.) by repeating it after the speaker, then following it with the last part of the derided word with the prefix, "schm.." The prefix may be in imitation of German or Yiddish. Anyway, the word beginning with "schm..." implies "nonsense!" or even "balderdash!," if you are of that linguistic heritage. Luck...schmuck!

Robert Anderson
Local time: 18:04
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6 hrs
¿ojos? ¡de los piojos!


Explanation:
"shmyballs " es una distorción de la palabra clave, en una manera peyorativa/graciosa usando un prefijo de origen idish ampliamente conocido en los EE UU
La frase sugerida mantiene la brevedad y consonancia del original

ottilia nesbit (X)
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16 hrs
¡absurdo! / ¡ridículo!


Explanation:
Probably refers to something preposterous.

Dyran Altenburg (X)
United States
Local time: 20:04
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 43
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