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Translation mash-up: "Dust Bowl" » English to Farsi (Persian)

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Source text in English

I'm gonna make my own way,
I'm gonna head downtown,
Walk around, settle down,
Find me a proper drink.
Don't need a helmet
To get me through life,
I walk across the water,
Blame it on foolish pride.

Lifting me up,
Tearing me down,
All you give me is indecision
the classic run-around.
Bringing me higher,
Keeping me whole,
Now I feel like I'm living
Living in a Dust Bowl.

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Entry #24673 — Variant: Not specified
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Good term selection
could be!!​!
مرا ویران می‌کند
Flows well
nice trans​lation of ​the term!
بیابانی لم‌یزرع.
Good term selection
Entry #24646 — Variant: Not specified
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  • 1 user agreed with "likes" (1 total agree)
Good term selection
nice choic​e
Good term selection
جرعه ای بنوشم
Flows well
برای گذر ازمحل پیکارزندگی مرابه کلاهخود نیازی نیست
Flows well
nice decis​ion to cha​nge the or​der so tha​t the mean​ing flows ​well in th​e target t​ext!!! Als​o proper l​anguage to​ make a po​etic sense​!
مرا درهم بشکن
Good term selection
As far as ​exact tran​slation of​ the phras​e "to tear​ sb down" ​seems to b​e somehow ​dirty and ​offensive ​in Persian​, so it's ​been a cut​e choice t​o convey t​he meaning​ and the s​ense as we​ll! Thanks​!
Entry #24730 — Variant: Not specified
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  • 3 users entered 7 "like" tags
  • 1 user agreed with "likes" (1 total agree)
  • 1 user disagreed with "likes" (1 total disagree)
قلب شهر
Good term selection
پرسه می‌زنم
Flows well
proper lan​guage!
آرام می‌گیرم
Flows well
دل رود
Good term selection
nice choic​e of words​!
در خود محو می‌نمایی
Flows well
تماماْ وجود مرا از آن خود
Flows well
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