olyan kemény kritikát kapott, hogy azt nem teszi zsebre

English translation: he received such a hard criticism that it knocked him off his feet

08:56 Jul 1, 2013
Hungarian to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Hungarian term or phrase: olyan kemény kritikát kapott, hogy azt nem teszi zsebre
Egy közéleti hír kapcsán szeretném a "nem teszi zsebre" vagy az "egy könnyen nem teszi zsebre" kifejezést angolra fordítani.
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English translation:he received such a hard criticism that it knocked him off his feet
Explanation:
-knock one off one's feet
-[hard to deal with] - he is not going to deal with it easily

elvontabb: he was hit by such criticism, that it knocked the air out of his lungs..
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Celestine Barna
Hungary
Local time: 03:54
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A nem teszi zsebre számomra és talán nem csak nekem azt is jelenti, hogy a kritikát nem lehet elrejteni, elkenni, csak úgy elmenni mellette mintha mi sem történt volna. Ezt egyik változat sem adja vissza. A harmadik pedig inkább a mellbevágó kritika fordítása lehetne.
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5he received such a hard criticism that it knocked him off his feet
Celestine Barna


  

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he received such a hard criticism that it knocked him off his feet


Explanation:
-knock one off one's feet
-[hard to deal with] - he is not going to deal with it easily

elvontabb: he was hit by such criticism, that it knocked the air out of his lungs..

Celestine Barna
Hungary
Local time: 03:54
Native speaker of: Native in HungarianHungarian, Native in IgboIgbo
Grading comment
A nem teszi zsebre számomra és talán nem csak nekem azt is jelenti, hogy a kritikát nem lehet elrejteni, elkenni, csak úgy elmenni mellette mintha mi sem történt volna. Ezt egyik változat sem adja vissza. A harmadik pedig inkább a mellbevágó kritika fordítása lehetne.
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neutral  János Untener: probably "harsh criticism" instead of "hard criticism"
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