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Polish Idioms


Here are 10 phrases only Polish people understand

Myśleć o niebieskich migdałach - Think of blue almonds
Daydreaming

Owijać prawde w bawełnę - Wrap the truth with cotton
Beat around the bush

Miec muchy w nosie - Has flies up his nose
To sulk or have one's panties in a bunch

Wypchaj się sianem - Get stuffed with hay
Get lost or Get stuffed

Wziąć coś na ząb - Take something on the tooth
Snacking

Owijać prawde w bawełnę - Wrap the truth with cotton
Beat around the bush

Szukać dziury w całym - Look for a hole in the whole
Nit picky

Mówić prosto z mostu - Tell it straight from the bridge
Speaking bluntly

Urwać się z choinki - Fell from the Christmas tree
Living under a rock or Space cadet

Robić dobrł minę do złej gry - Put on a good face for a bad game
Grin and bear it

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