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letapes al hakirot

English translation: climb up (the) walls

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Hebrew term or phrase:letapes al hakirot
English translation:climb up (the) walls
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17:52 Dec 25, 2001
Hebrew to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Hebrew term or phrase: letapes al hakirot
Hu kvar lo yahol lehakot. Hu kvar metapes al hakirot.
Orly Har-Zion
Climbing on the walls/going crazy
Explanation:
Hi Orly,
Literal translation is: "He can't wait any longer. He's already climbing on the walls". l'tapes al hakirot simply means "going crazy" because of something.
HTH,
Michal
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Michal Circolone
United States
Local time: 02:30
Grading comment
I guess I'll accept all of the translations!!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +5Climbing on the walls/going crazy
Michal Circolone


  

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19 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +5
Climbing on the walls/going crazy


Explanation:
Hi Orly,
Literal translation is: "He can't wait any longer. He's already climbing on the walls". l'tapes al hakirot simply means "going crazy" because of something.
HTH,
Michal

Michal Circolone
United States
Local time: 02:30
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in HebrewHebrew
PRO pts in pair: 48
Grading comment
I guess I'll accept all of the translations!!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Suzan: Correct, but I always hear it as "climbing the walls" without "on the". :)
4 mins

neutral  Moshe Devere: This is an English idiom that has been imported and translated to Hebrew!
1 hr

agree  Dana Cohen: climbing walls or climbing up walls, yes.
1 hr

agree  John Kinory: Agree with Devere. And with 'climbing the wall(s)'.
5 hrs

agree  Simon Charass
8 hrs

agree  Noah
8 hrs
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