Drop Dead

02:57 Feb 3, 2006
English to Urdu translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Idioms / Maxims / Sayings / Expression
English term or phrase: Drop Dead
HI, I am translating an English novel in Urdu in which this expression has been used only too often. I need an equivalent expression in Urdu which expresses the same. I dont want the literal meaning.
Rubena Durrani
Local time: 18:00

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5get lost
syed ahmed
4 +1fana ho ja



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drop dead
fana ho ja

It really depends on the context and who is saying, but you can use any of the famous urdu bad-dua to replace this. e.g. mardood, mar ja kambakht, keeRhe parheN. You may know more than me. ;-)

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Native speaker of: Native in UrduUrdu, Native in HindiHindi
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Asker: Hi Kashif , Thanks a lot for your prompt answer. I do happen to know all this terms that you have written. But I am sorry they dont click to me as the perfect alternative to this phrase. I asked here in sheer desperation in hope of getting something which didnt occur to me. Thanks anyways

Asker: Hi Kashif, This term has been used often in the text I am translating but I am perplexed at a point where theres nothing else to support it. Like theres this couple having a conflict. She goes to his office to pick a fight but after talking to him she is so disgusted , she leaves . Says nothing else just "Drop Dead Steve!" so I wanted something appropiate.

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drop dead
get lost

bhool jao. shakal mat dikhana.

Example sentence(s):
  • ab mujhay kabhi apni shakal nahin dhikana.
syed ahmed
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