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30 Hilarious Literal Translations Of Phrases In Foreign Languages

Published 4 weeks ago

Oh, the joys of learning a foreign language – just when you seem to get a firm grip on the basics, it suddenly hits you with phrases that have no direct translation into the English language. And while they might sound like random word salad when translated word-for-word, you quickly realize that some of them are hilariously accurate.

Someone from the Facebook group Monolinguals are the worst asked other members to share some direct translations of common words and phrases in their native languages and the results are absolutely hilarious. Grab some elephant fart and check out the funny translations in the gallery below!

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Aušrys Uptas

One day, this guy just kind of figured - "I spend most of my time on the internet anyway, why not turn it into a profession?" - and he did! Now he not only gets to browse the latest cat videos and fresh memes every day but also shares them with people all over the world, making sure they stay up to date with everything that's trending on the web. Some things that always pique his interest are old technologies, literature and all sorts of odd vintage goodness. So if you find something that's too bizarre not to share, make sure to hit him up!

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