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Bilet kesmek

English translation: issue a ticket

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Turkish term or phrase:Bilet kesmek
English translation:issue a ticket
Entered by: Hellinas
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19:41 Aug 21, 2014
Turkish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings / Idiom
Turkish term or phrase: Bilet kesmek
bilet kesmek. The context about booking tickets for a train journey:-
Haydarpaşa'dan Köprüye vapur biletinizi kestim.
Said by the ticket official who is selling the ticket to the purchaser.
Hellinas
Local time: 20:06
issue a ticket
Explanation:
I issued you a ship ticket from Haydarpasa to Köprü.
gibi...
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ATIL KAYHAN
Turkey
Local time: 23:06
Grading comment
'Ferry ticket' is more idiomatic in English. And thanks to James for giving me the Istanbul slang meaning. With five peer agreements, this translation of Atil's exactly fits the context. Thanks to all as ever.

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3 +5issue a ticket
ATIL KAYHAN


  

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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +5
issue a ticket


Explanation:
I issued you a ship ticket from Haydarpasa to Köprü.
gibi...

ATIL KAYHAN
Turkey
Local time: 23:06
Native speaker of: Native in TurkishTurkish
PRO pts in category: 84
Grading comment
'Ferry ticket' is more idiomatic in English. And thanks to James for giving me the Istanbul slang meaning. With five peer agreements, this translation of Atil's exactly fits the context. Thanks to all as ever.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Harold Lemel: Yes...definitely
14 mins

agree  tanert: Yes. But ferry ticket may sound better than ship.
2 hrs

agree  Tim Drayton
5 hrs

agree  James Dirgin: No...Bilet Kesmek is Istanbul slang for "giving someone a hard time or attitude"...
9 hrs

agree  Alp Berker: there are slang representattions of this see: https://eksisozluk.com/bilet-kesmek--372496 but not in this context. "cutting (issuing) a ticket" is correct
17 hrs
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