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TATIL VE PARA ODULLU ODULLU YALAKALIK YARISMASI

English translation: Flattery competition , Free Holiday and Mony Prizes

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Turkish term or phrase:TATIL VE PARA ODULLU ODULLU YALAKALIK YARISMASI
English translation:Flattery competition , Free Holiday and Mony Prizes
Entered by: 1964
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09:24 Jun 4, 2001
Turkish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Turkish term or phrase: TATIL VE PARA ODULLU ODULLU YALAKALIK YARISMASI
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Karen Watkins
Flattery competition , Free Holiday and Mony Prizes
Explanation:
Either it is a joke or a mistake .
Means a competition of buttering people up with Prizes free holiday and Money.
İn fact yalakalık may mean other things, none of the better sound than this.

If it is true I would like to get more information perhaps I will participate for a free holiday.
Selected response from:

1964
Turkey
Local time: 13:04
Grading comment
The translation was received quickly and was in line with the later translations. Thank you for your prompt response. It was very helpful.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1Flattery competition , Free Holiday and Mony Prizes
1964
na +1Flattery Contest with Holiday and Money PrizeAZRA AKARTUNA
naBROWN-NOSING CONTEST: VACATION AND CASH PRIZES UP FOR GRABS
Gregory Key


  

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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
Flattery competition , Free Holiday and Mony Prizes


Explanation:
Either it is a joke or a mistake .
Means a competition of buttering people up with Prizes free holiday and Money.
İn fact yalakalık may mean other things, none of the better sound than this.

If it is true I would like to get more information perhaps I will participate for a free holiday.


1964
Turkey
Local time: 13:04
Native speaker of: Native in TurkishTurkish
PRO pts in pair: 356
Grading comment
The translation was received quickly and was in line with the later translations. Thank you for your prompt response. It was very helpful.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  shenay kharatekin
639 days
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1 day 7 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
Flattery Contest with Holiday and Money Prize


Explanation:
It must be a strange kind of contest. I hope that helps. Good luck.

AZRA AKARTUNA
Turkey
Local time: 13:04
Native speaker of: Native in TurkishTurkish
PRO pts in pair: 19

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  shenay kharatekin
638 days
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1 day 21 hrs
BROWN-NOSING CONTEST: VACATION AND CASH PRIZES UP FOR GRABS


Explanation:
"Yalakalik" is anything one does to curry favor with a superior. It has a derogatory connotation that I think is best captured by "brown-nosing". The word itself is suggestive of "yalamak", to lick.

Gregory Key
United States
Local time: 03:04
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 19
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