wtopa

12:05 Apr 17, 2012
Polish to English translations [PRO]
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Polish term or phrase: wtopa
Jaki proponują państwo odpowiednik w jęz. angielskim dla słowa wtopa - in. przypał (ale nie w rozumieniu osoby, tylko sytuacji). Chodzi o to, co może powiedzieć np. paser, po nalocie policji - jest wtopa.
Jakub Olearski
Ireland
Local time: 15:25


Summary of answers provided
5shambles
Bartosz Piechaczek
5cock-up
Anna Sznajder
4bummer
kamilw


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33 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
shambles


Explanation:
What a shambles!

Kolejna propozycja. Bardzo często używał tego określenia BHPowiec na budowie w Londynie, na której pracowałem xxx lat temu, gdy ktoś coś sp... zrobił nie tak.

Bartosz Piechaczek
Poland
Local time: 16:25
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
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bummer


Explanation:
Jak nie chcemy użyć fuck, bo wtopa i przypał mają mniejszy ciężar emocjonalny :)
Bummer też jest znany po obu stronach.
Trochę podobnych kontekstów około-policyjno-kryminalnych:
http://www.insurance-forums.net/forum/homeowners-insurance-f...
http://www.insidesocal.com/crime&courts/2010/01/post-26.html
http://rightwingnews.com/liberals/bummer-some-la-occupiers-f...
http://www.sacbee.com/2012/03/26/4366045/feds-crackdown-is-a...

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"A close friend of mine, who happens to supply myself and probably half the party people on this side of town had the cops tipped off by some dirty cunt. Of course the cops raided him and busted him.
He's now very worried about what's going to happen to him, and I'm wodering if there's anyone with similar previous experience that can give us some sort of idea. He was found with *ALOT* pills and uncut meth, scales, bags, cash....
(...)
Anyway, my other thoughts are this: sentance time related to drug offences has been proven to be related politically (my partner did some stuff at uni on comparative heroin / speed convictions back in the 'clean up cabrammatta days' in 1st year criminal law) and E is on the hitlist, so bummer there."
http://www.bluelight.ru/vb/archive/index.php/t-56953.html?s=...

kamilw
Local time: 16:25
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1 day 7 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
cock-up


Explanation:
Chiefly British Slang
A blunder; a mess.

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/cock-up



Example sentence(s):
  • The Tories say there has been an "appalling administrative cock-up" and say ministers should "come clean".

    Reference: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/education/8259758.stm
Anna Sznajder
Poland
Local time: 15:25
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