hit

English translation: success

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English term or phrase:hit
English translation:success

03:14 Jul 23, 2018
    The asker opted for community grading. The question was closed on 2018-07-26 14:54:07 based on peer agreement (or, if there were too few peer comments, asker preference.)


English to English translations [Non-PRO]
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters / hit
English term or phrase: hit
My mom and I stayed up almost all night making them. They're not a hit.


A girl try to persuade a guy to buy some of her cakes in a bake sale.

Thanks in advance,
Samer Jaatoul
Canada
Local time: 12:07
success
Explanation:
:)

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Note added at 28 mins (2018-07-23 03:42:42 GMT)
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in the sense of: nobody wants to buy them

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Note added at 29 mins (2018-07-23 03:43:54 GMT)
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they just don't sell and nobody gets enthusiastic about them

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Note added at 36 mins (2018-07-23 03:50:46 GMT)
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what a bummer

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Note added at 37 mins (2018-07-23 03:51:25 GMT)
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after all the effort but that's what it means

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Note added at 44 mins (2018-07-23 03:59:03 GMT)
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they're not a success with potential buyers
Selected response from:

David Hollywood
Local time: 13:07
Grading comment
Thanks a lot for your efforts.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
5 +7success
David Hollywood


Discussion entries: 2





  

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27 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +7
success


Explanation:
:)

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Note added at 28 mins (2018-07-23 03:42:42 GMT)
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in the sense of: nobody wants to buy them

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Note added at 29 mins (2018-07-23 03:43:54 GMT)
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they just don't sell and nobody gets enthusiastic about them

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Note added at 36 mins (2018-07-23 03:50:46 GMT)
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what a bummer

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Note added at 37 mins (2018-07-23 03:51:25 GMT)
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after all the effort but that's what it means

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Note added at 44 mins (2018-07-23 03:59:03 GMT)
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they're not a success with potential buyers

David Hollywood
Local time: 13:07
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 92
Grading comment
Thanks a lot for your efforts.
Notes to answerer
Asker: ِAnd if I said "You are not a hit". for the potential buyer. It makes any sense? Thanks,


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  philgoddard
19 mins
  -> thanks Phil

agree  Daryo: literally: we didn't hit the target - the target being to make something people want to buy.
1 hr

agree  Jack Doughty
1 hr

agree  Tony M: As in a popular record, for example, which becomes a 'hit'. Cf. the 'Hit Parade'
2 hrs

agree  Sarah Lewis-Morgan
5 hrs

agree  Tina Vonhof: Being met with enthusiasm is an essential element.
15 hrs

agree  EdithK
1 day 11 hrs
  -> thanks to all
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