Есть телега?

English translation: Do you have Telegram?

Russian term or phrase:Есть телега?
English translation:Do you have Telegram?
Entered by: Dylan Edwards

08:00 May 20, 2018
Russian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Slang
Russian term or phrase: Есть телега?
From an exchange of text messages:

- есть телега? такое желательно в закрытом мессенджере продолжать

- бля, Сань, давай без чс, я без плохих намерений, и не желаю
Dylan Edwards
United Kingdom
Local time: 18:31
Do you have Telegram?
телега is slang for Telegram, the messenger being blocked in Russia right now
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Eric Spreat
Russian Federation
Local time: 21:31
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5 +5Do you have Telegram?
Eric Spreat
4Есть донос?
Vladyslav Golovaty



16 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +5
Do you have Telegram?

телега is slang for Telegram, the messenger being blocked in Russia right now

Eric Spreat
Russian Federation
Local time: 21:31
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
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Thank you
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Asker: Thanks. That throws completely new light on it!

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agree  Victoria Batarchuk
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agree  Rashid Lazytech
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agree  olganet
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agree  danya
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agree  Natalia Chetvernina
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36 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Есть донос?

Письменное сообщение или донесение в официальные органы, содержащее отрицательную характеристику кого-либо или чего-либо, ложные обвинения кого-либо в чём-либо; донос.
т.е. "заложили" =донесли, накатали телегу
напр.: телега — ТЕЛЕГА, и, ж. 1. Легковая машина. На своей телеге рассекает (ездит, катается). 2. Донос, жалоба, наговор; сплетня, слух (обычно ложный). На тебя телега пришла. 3. Ложь, дезинформация. Да ну, телега какая то. Катить (или накатать) телегу на кого… … Словарь русского арго https://russian_argo.academic.ru/7159/накатать_телегу

Note added at 41 mins (2018-05-20 08:42:22 GMT)

so it is not this: https://www.maximonline.ru/blogs/history/2013/11/15/shopping...
but this one: выражение "накатать телегу" стало синонимом доноса. https://e-mir.livejournal.com/377576.html

    Reference: http://enc-dic.com/russian_argo/Nakatat-telegu-9902.html
Vladyslav Golovaty
Local time: 20:31
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Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
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