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It's not like it's happening to you.

English translation: it's not really your problem

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English term or phrase:It's not like it's happening to you.
English translation:it's not really your problem
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05:56 Dec 3, 2003
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: It's not like it's happening to you.
"Blame it on me," I said. "Everyone will believe it if you blame it one me."
"Ben, calm down," she interrupted. It's not like it's happening to you. Do you think you and I have nothing in common anymore?"
vkan
it's not really your problem
Explanation:
She's saying that the narrator can't really empathise with her, as it is not something that is happening to him - he can be more objective, but also cannot imagine what it's really like, to have this problem.
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NancyLynn
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Local time: 05:17
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5 +2it's not really your problem
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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2
it's not like it's happening to you.
it's not really your problem


Explanation:
She's saying that the narrator can't really empathise with her, as it is not something that is happening to him - he can be more objective, but also cannot imagine what it's really like, to have this problem.

NancyLynn
Canada
Local time: 05:17
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 473

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