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Learning Croatian – Phrase of the Day

You know some basic Croatian, enough to get you by, but there is nothing that will impress more than knowing a local phrase or slang that you can slip into a conversation. Croatia Week has launched its ‘Word / Phrase of the Day’, where we will teach you a variety of words and phrases commonly used in Croatia, but not commonly found in language learning material.

Today’s Phrase

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Kititi se tuđim perjem

The phrase Kititi se tuđim perjem basically means to take credit for something someone else has done. The literal translation is – decorate with someone else’s feathers

Example:

“In the 1988 movie, Working Girl, Melanie Griffith plays a secretary whose idea is stolen by her boss. The boss is an example of someone who ‘Kititi se tuđim perjem’

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