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English translation: You are right

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15:32 Oct 7, 2001
Greek to English translations [Non-PRO]
Greek term or phrase: Opa
I think it is an exclamation of happiness, but would like to know the definition of this Greek term.
Julia
English translation:You are right
Explanation:
You are right, Julia: it is an exclamation. It is used in several ways:

1. often used when dancing to express satisfaction and psychic euphoria
2. Used in the sense of "Ooops!", e.g. when doing an abrupt movement
3. Used in the sense of "Stop", i.e. instead of saying "Stop!" to someone, e.g. when directing a driver how to park, get into a confined space such as boat, etc. in order to tell him/her to stop.
4. Expressing surprise, in the sense of "hey!" as in "Hey, what's this?"
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Daphne b
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Local time: 14:26
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You are right


Explanation:
You are right, Julia: it is an exclamation. It is used in several ways:

1. often used when dancing to express satisfaction and psychic euphoria
2. Used in the sense of "Ooops!", e.g. when doing an abrupt movement
3. Used in the sense of "Stop", i.e. instead of saying "Stop!" to someone, e.g. when directing a driver how to park, get into a confined space such as boat, etc. in order to tell him/her to stop.
4. Expressing surprise, in the sense of "hey!" as in "Hey, what's this?"


Daphne b
Sweden
Local time: 14:26
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in pair: 89
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