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15:54 Dec 7, 2001
English to Malayalam translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: So much to do, so little time
This phrase is used when one has too much to do and very little time in which to do it.
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5Othiri cheyyanum ithiri samayavum
P_K_Warrier
4Kurachu samayavum , kure adhikam cheyyanum/kurachu samayam ,kure adhikam cheyyan,Kavya


  

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Kurachu samayavum , kure adhikam cheyyanum/kurachu samayam ,kure adhikam cheyyan,


Explanation:
Word by word translation of the above is difficult .So idea can be conveyed as,
"Kurachu samayavum ,kure adhikam cheyyanum"(Kurachu=little;Samayam =time;So much=kure adhikam/orupaadu(both are correct)to do=cheyyan

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Othiri cheyyanum ithiri samayavum


Explanation:
This is a really interesting question.
The literal translation read like this:
Othiri = A lot
Cheyyanum = to do and
Ithiri = A little
Samayavum = time given.
I have tried to make it a bit rhythmatical without compromising the meaning. Hope you will like it.
Thanks



    Reference: http://www.proz.com/translator/46185
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