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But he’s been having a hell of a time recently. He’s had a wee cancer scare.

Polish translation: Niezle sie ostatnio przerazil. Myslal, ze ma raka.

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22:08 Jan 22, 2002
English to Polish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: But he’s been having a hell of a time recently. He’s had a wee cancer scare.
But he’s been having a hell of a time recently.
He’s had a wee cancer scare.


p.s. wee here means little.
Ivona
United States
Local time: 15:57
Polish translation:Niezle sie ostatnio przerazil. Myslal, ze ma raka.
Explanation:
ewentualnie: Jego zycie bylo ostatnio istnym pieklem.

zastanawiam sie tylko, czy jest do tego jeszcze jakis szerszy kontekst, bo tego zwrotu 'to have a hell of the time' uzywa sie zwykle w sensie pozytywnym: bawi sie jak nigdy dotad, odpuszcza sobie za wszystkie czasy, itd.
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agusia
Local time: 21:57
Grading comment
That's true. But in this case it was meant literally, so thank you!
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4Niezle sie ostatnio przerazil. Myslal, ze ma raka.agusia


  

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Niezle sie ostatnio przerazil. Myslal, ze ma raka.


Explanation:
ewentualnie: Jego zycie bylo ostatnio istnym pieklem.

zastanawiam sie tylko, czy jest do tego jeszcze jakis szerszy kontekst, bo tego zwrotu 'to have a hell of the time' uzywa sie zwykle w sensie pozytywnym: bawi sie jak nigdy dotad, odpuszcza sobie za wszystkie czasy, itd.


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Local time: 21:57
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Grading comment
That's true. But in this case it was meant literally, so thank you!
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