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Learning Croatian: Phrase of the Week

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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…

Our ‘Word / Phrase of the Week will teach you a variety of words and phrases commonly used in Croatia, but not commonly found in language learning material.

Mi o vuku, a vuk na vrata (me o vookoo, a vook na vrata)

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The phrase Mi o vuku, a vuk na vrata is basically the Croatian equivalent of ‘speak of the devil’…to be talking about someone, who then will appear. The literal translation of the phrase is – While we are talking about the wolf, the wolf is on the doorstep.

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