Пешком поедешь?

English translation: Are you taking the car? (See discussion)

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Russian term or phrase:Пешком поедешь?
English translation:Are you taking the car? (See discussion)
Entered by: Amy Lesiewicz

18:13 Aug 5, 2015
Russian to English translations [PRO]
Slang / Colloquial language
Russian term or phrase: Пешком поедешь?
A husband-to-wife question asked when she says that she will go to work for a day in the metropolitan downtown area from the suburbs and he wants to know whether she would drive her car to the parking-meter zone or would prefer to grab a taxi or make use of public transport.
Oleg Lozinskiy
Russian Federation
Local time: 11:19
Are you taking the car?
Explanation:
Sort of asking the opposite, but it seems the most natural way to ask in English.
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Amy Lesiewicz
United States
Local time: 04:19
Grading comment
Thank you, Amy.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



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3 +4Are you taking the car?
Amy Lesiewicz


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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +4
Are you taking the car?


Explanation:
Sort of asking the opposite, but it seems the most natural way to ask in English.

Amy Lesiewicz
United States
Local time: 04:19
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thank you, Amy.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  GaryG
0 min

agree  Mikhail Kropotov: The Russian question is humorous as it's obviously impossible literally to "drive on/by foot." I might say, "You driving or walking today?"
2 mins

agree  Margarita Sivets
11 mins

agree  Sarah McDowell
6 hrs
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