wylać dziecko z kąpielą

English translation: to throw out the baby/to throw the baby out with the bathwater

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Polish term or phrase:wylać dziecko z kąpielą
English translation:to throw out the baby/to throw the baby out with the bathwater
Entered by: Caryl Swift

21:59 Mar 2, 2007
Polish to English translations [PRO]
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Polish term or phrase: wylać dziecko z kąpielą
czy ktoś zna ang. odpowiednik tego idiomu?
Magczer
Poland
Local time: 14:05
to throw out the baby with the bathwater
Explanation:
Poor thing.

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Note added at 7 mins (2007-03-02 22:06:28 GMT)
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http://tinyurl.com/2bgkbc ( a few examples in context) :-)
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Caryl Swift
Poland
Local time: 14:05
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thank you
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3 +5to throw out the baby with the bathwater
Caryl Swift


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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +5
to throw out the baby with the bathwater


Explanation:
Poor thing.

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Note added at 7 mins (2007-03-02 22:06:28 GMT)
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http://tinyurl.com/2bgkbc ( a few examples in context) :-)

Caryl Swift
Poland
Local time: 14:05
Works in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 83
Grading comment
thank you

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Krzysztof Raczkowiak: throw the baby out with the bathwater jakoś lepiej mi brzmi:)
2 mins
  -> The height of cruelty . . . Thank you :-)

agree  Joanna Borowska
9 mins
  -> Thank you :-)

agree  allp
49 mins
  -> Thank you :-)

agree  joanna_j
19 hrs
  -> Thank you :-)

agree  Piotr Rypalski
2 days 11 hrs
  -> Thank you :-)
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