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меня местный прокурор пошлет на три буквы: я для него никто

English translation: the local prosecutor will tell me to go to hell: to him, I'm a nobody.

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01:48 Aug 10, 2000
Russian to English translations [PRO]
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Russian term or phrase: меня местный прокурор пошлет на три буквы: я для него никто
the term "poshlyot na tri bukvy" is the one I am wondering about. Does it mean "tell someone to go to hell"?
stephen harris
Local time: 05:36
English translation:the local prosecutor will tell me to go to hell: to him, I'm a nobody.
Explanation:
Oh, don't be coy. "tri bukvy" = khui!
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Summary of answers provided
nathe local prosecutor will tell me to go to hell: to him, I'm a nobody.Marcus Malabad
narude euphemismAlexander Kudriavtsev
naYes, it is.vab
naYes, it is.vab


  

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17 mins
Yes, it is.


Explanation:
"Tri bukvy" stands for three letters of a well-known unquotable word in Russia. So, the expression in general is close to English "tell someone to go to hell". You understood it right.

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17 mins
Yes, it is.


Explanation:
"Tri bukvy" stands for three letters of a well-known unquotable word in Russia. So, the expression in general is close to English "tell someone to go to hell". You understood it right.

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1 hr
rude euphemism


Explanation:
"tri bukvy" in Russian can be described as a "four-letter word". So this is a low euphemism for "go and fuck yorself" that can be translated as "go to hell" though I myself would have tried to find something more coloful like "bug off", "frig off", etc.

Alexander Kudriavtsev
Local time: 08:36
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in BelarusianBelarusian
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5 hrs
the local prosecutor will tell me to go to hell: to him, I'm a nobody.


Explanation:
Oh, don't be coy. "tri bukvy" = khui!


    Reference: http://www.notam.uio.no/~hcholm/altlang/ht/Russian.html
Marcus Malabad
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