Colorful Croatian Expressions
If you are learning Croatian so that you can speak with your Croatian friends, relatives, colleagues or maybe your Croatian in-laws… knowing some Croatian expressions might give you some brownie points!
For example: do you know how to say It’s raining cats and dogs in Croatian? (Warning: do not take a dictionary and translate literally or you’ll end up with something really, really weird!) Or if someone tells you in Croatian Izvodiš bijesne gliste! (The dictionary is not your friend here either, as the literal translation is: You are acting like crazy earthworms 😀 😀 😀 ) But, what were they really telling you? Well, keep clicking and find out!
We had a lot of fun preparing these expressions for you. Many of them made us literally roll on the floor from laughter! We hope you have the same side effects! Enjoy learning Croatian with colorful Croatian expressions!
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#6 Colorful Croatian Expressions: Prošla baba s kolačima
Prošla baba s kolačima Literal translation: The old lady with cakes has gone away. The English...
5# Colorful Croatian Expressions: Kao grom iz vedra neba
Kao grom iz vedra neba Literal translation: Like a thunderbolt from the clear sky. The English...
#4 Colorful Croatian Expressions: Lijeva kao iz kabla
Lijeva kao iz kabla Literal translation: It's pouring as from the bucket. The English equivalent...
#3 Colorful Croatian Expressions: Napet k’o puška
Napet k'o puška Literal translation: Tense as a shotgun. The English equivalent is: Like a coiled...
#2 Colorful Croatian Expressions: Bilo pa prošlo
Bilo pa prošlo Literal translation: It was, and then it passed. The English equivalent is: That's...
#1 Colorful Croatian Expressions: Kad je bal, nek je maskenbal
Kad je bal, nek je maskenbal Literal translation: When it is a ball, let it be a masked ball. The...
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