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31898Re: [Czechlist] Help: Trpet pro paradu

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  • Gerald Turner
    Sep 15, 2006
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      Suffering for fashion.

      Gerry

      On 15/09/06, Coilin O Connor <coilinoc@...> wrote:
      >
      > Thanks, Valerie.
      > I was kind of hoping we had something snappier in English.
      > I remember once attending an aerobics class many years ago (don't ask how
      > I got myself into such a situation!) and the instructor kept barking "No
      > pain, no gain!" whenever people started slacking off.
      > I wonder would that also work in this context?
      > Coilin
      >
      >
      > Valerie Talacko <valerie@... <valerie%40valerietalacko.com>>
      > wrote:
      > The expression is 'you have to suffer to be beautiful.'
      >
      > Valerie
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: coilinoc
      > To: Czechlist@yahoogroups.com <Czechlist%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Friday, September 15, 2006 10:49 AM
      > Subject: [Czechlist] Help: Trpet pro paradu
      >
      > Hi there,
      > A colleague of mine asked for help with the following:
      >
      > existuje v anglictine nejaky obrat pro rceni:
      > "Trpet pro paradu"? (Jakoze nosit modni, ale nepohodlne veci, nebo si
      > kvuli stihlemu pasu nechat vyoperovat zebra atd...)?
      >
      > I know in English people can "suffer for their art" but I'm racking my
      > brains to come up with an expression that corresponds to this. I have
      > a feeling there must be something, but I can't think of anything
      > offhand.
      > Are there any NSers out there who have any ideas?
      > MTIA
      > Coilin
      >
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