unless I chipped in a chip

Slovak translation: pokiaľ (ja) nepridám (svoju čiastku)

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English term or phrase:unless I chipped in a chip
Slovak translation:pokiaľ (ja) nepridám (svoju čiastku)
Entered by: Maria Chmelarova
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16:56 Nov 29, 2009
English to Slovak translations [PRO]
Business/Commerce (general)
English term or phrase: unless I chipped in a chip
And I realized that the whole empire was likely to come crashing down unless I chipped in a chip. And in order to protect the jobs of the people who worked for the airline, and protect the jobs of the people who worked for the record company, I had to sell the family jewelry to protect the airline.
Katarina R.
pokiaľ (ja) nepridám (svoju čiastku)
Explanation:
čiastku (vo forme financií)... Ak sa nemylim v texte sa pise o šperkoch.
symbol. - účasť na niečom a pod.;
"chip in" - contribute money, help, or advice,
1." If we all chip in we'll have enough to buy a suitable gift".
" Everyone chipped in with ideas for the baby shower".

2.In poker and other games, to put up chip or money as one's bet.
" I'll chip in another hundred but that's my limit".
(v.) has one meaning- contribute to some cause

Mark Twain used this term in Roughing It (1872) " I'll be there and chip in and help, too".




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s radostou, M.
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Maria Chmelarova
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Maria, velmi pekne vam dakujem, moc ste mi pomohla
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unless i chipped in a chip
pokiaľ (ja) nepridám (svoju čiastku)


Explanation:
čiastku (vo forme financií)... Ak sa nemylim v texte sa pise o šperkoch.
symbol. - účasť na niečom a pod.;
"chip in" - contribute money, help, or advice,
1." If we all chip in we'll have enough to buy a suitable gift".
" Everyone chipped in with ideas for the baby shower".

2.In poker and other games, to put up chip or money as one's bet.
" I'll chip in another hundred but that's my limit".
(v.) has one meaning- contribute to some cause

Mark Twain used this term in Roughing It (1872) " I'll be there and chip in and help, too".




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Note added at 1 day2 hrs (2009-11-30 19:21:41 GMT) Post-grading
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s radostou, M.

Maria Chmelarova
Local time: 09:29
Native speaker of: Slovak
PRO pts in category: 11
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Maria, velmi pekne vam dakujem, moc ste mi pomohla
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