This is a statement comparing one's mom to a light bulb that was flickering

02:02 Jun 16, 2015
Farsi (Persian) to English translations [PRO]
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings / هم پای مهتابی، مامان دم گرفته بود
Farsi (Persian) term or phrase: This is a statement comparing one's mom to a light bulb that was flickering
I believe that this statement is allegorical.
Alan K


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5The fluorescent lamp and my mom were both dying.
Ehsan Zaheri
5To be dying out/ Someone who is about to die
Ramak Milani


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To be dying out/ Someone who is about to die


Explanation:
To be dying out/ Someone who is about to die

Ramak Milani
United States
Local time: 16:13
Native speaker of: Farsi (Persian)
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This is a statement comparing one\'s mom to a light bulb that was flickering
The fluorescent lamp and my mom were both dying.


Explanation:
The verb \'to die\' can be used for human beings as well as machines, etc that stop working.

Ehsan Zaheri
Iran
Local time: 23:43
Native speaker of: Native in Persian (Farsi)Persian (Farsi)
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