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"bitkom" & "blato"

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  • Helen Fedor
    bitkom nabity [literally means????] cramped jam-packed no room to swing a cat (dostat sa) z blata do kaluz~e [literally: to get yourself out of the
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      "bitkom nabity" [literally means????]
      cramped
      jam-packed
      no room to swing a cat


      "(dostat' sa) z blata do kaluz~e"
      [literally: to get yourself out of the mud and into a puddle]
      (get) out of the frying pan (and) into the fire


      "vytiahnut' niekoho z blata"
      [literally: to pull someone out of the mud]
      let/get someone off the hook
      save someone's bacon
      save the day

      Helen
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