dupa yesich.. boyish, benshich

Polish translation: dupa jesteś, dupa będziesz

00:10 Apr 18, 2010
Polish language (monolingual) [PRO]
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Polish term or phrase: dupa yesich.. boyish, benshich
grandfather used to say this often. sounded like this was a familiar saying maybe dirty words or a old dirty saying?? not sure but would really like to know? maybe it was you are an asshole today you will be an asshole tomorrow and you were an asshole yesterday? thanks for any help!!
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Selected answer:dupa jesteś, dupa będziesz
Explanation:
Probably this. Literally it means "you're an wimp/wuss/loser and you'll remain a ..."
"Dupa" is ass/arse but in this context it is more like what I wrote above. "Asshole" is closer to the Polish word "dupek".

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Note added at 17 mins (2010-04-18 00:27:52 GMT)
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or "dupa jesteś, dupa byłeś, dupa będziesz" - "you are, were and will remain..."
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4 +2dupa jesteś, dupa będziesz
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dupa jesteś, dupa będziesz


Explanation:
Probably this. Literally it means "you're an wimp/wuss/loser and you'll remain a ..."
"Dupa" is ass/arse but in this context it is more like what I wrote above. "Asshole" is closer to the Polish word "dupek".

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Note added at 17 mins (2010-04-18 00:27:52 GMT)
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or "dupa jesteś, dupa byłeś, dupa będziesz" - "you are, were and will remain..."


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agree  M.A.B.: ;)
10 hrs
  -> dzięki :)

agree  Rafal Korycinski: dupa jesteś, byłeś, będziesz - You are, were, and will be a loser
1 day 22 hrs
  -> dzięki!
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