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English translation: most current, most hip, most interesting

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14:17 Dec 3, 2003
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
Marketing
English term or phrase: what is meant by *most happening* here:
YYY (name of radio station), the most happening radio station launched ZZZ(name of programme) in the country on 2nd November.
Rajesh
English translation:most current, most hip, most interesting
Explanation:
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happening
adjective 1. having reached a pinnacle of coolness; having all elements and aspects working together perfectly; better than the best; absolutely cool; really going off: This place is really happening; What a happenin\' jacket; happenin\' party; How ya doin\'? Happenin\'.
http://www.macquariedictionary.com.au/anonymous@B265489474 0...
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ntext
United States
Local time: 06:02
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Thank you very much for your suggestion.

I am sincerely grateful to other answerers as well for their wonderful help.
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Summary of answers provided
4 +6the coolestxxxIanW
4 +1most current, most hip, most interestingntext
4 +1liveliest, most up-to-dateGordon Darroch
4Up to date / popular /excitingroguestate
3 +1where most of the action is
EdithK


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
where most of the action is


Explanation:
which has more to offer than any other station

EdithK
Switzerland
Local time: 13:02
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 278

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  chica nueva: happening (informal) = describes a place that is extremely fashionable and exciting eg Ask Caroline - she knows all the happening clubs in town. Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary
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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
liveliest, most up-to-date


Explanation:
this phrase is used all the time in selling things to young people in that "hey kids, we're speaking your language" way which advertising execs love...

Gordon Darroch
Local time: 12:02
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 16

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agree  NancyLynn
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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Up to date / popular /exciting


Explanation:
That might give you an idea

roguestate
Local time: 14:02
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 8
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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +6
the coolest


Explanation:
It means "the coolest", where things are really happening (man!)

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As in the following example:
\"The evening had all the elements of a real happening party. At least 200 guests packed the hall and had a genuinely good time - but with a very special warm undertone that grew as the night wore on and the scope of goodwill gradually became apparent to us all.\"

http://www.burlingtonchiefs.com/NewsF.htm

xxxIanW
Local time: 13:02
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 235

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  vigbazsi: that's it, man! :)
0 min
  -> Yo, man, gimme some skin!

agree  Pike
2 mins

agree  nyamuk: They play hella sick tunes!
7 mins

agree  NancyLynn
14 mins

agree  Heidi Stone-Schaller
16 mins

agree  Clauwolf
28 mins
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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
most current, most hip, most interesting


Explanation:
*

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Note added at 5 mins (2003-12-03 14:22:44 GMT)
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happening
adjective 1. having reached a pinnacle of coolness; having all elements and aspects working together perfectly; better than the best; absolutely cool; really going off: This place is really happening; What a happenin\' jacket; happenin\' party; How ya doin\'? Happenin\'.
http://www.macquariedictionary.com.au/anonymous@B265489474 0...

ntext
United States
Local time: 06:02
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 379
Grading comment
Thank you very much for your suggestion.

I am sincerely grateful to other answerers as well for their wonderful help.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Heidi Stone-Schaller
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