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Learning Croatian sayings and phrases – #11 

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Is the Croatian language hard to learn? If you ask most people new to the language they would say it definitely is. 

But that does not mean you still can’t impress locals and make a few people laugh by learning some well-known Croatian sayings or phrases.

In this series we will teach you commonly used sayings in Croatia which are not typically found in language learning material.

Today’s saying:

Kititi se tuđim perjem

English: The phrase Kititi se tuđim perjem means to take credit for something someone else has done. Taking credit when it is not due.

The literal translation is – decorate with someone else’s feathers.

Words/conjunctions meanings

Kititi – decorate, make nicer 

tuđim – someone else’s

perjem – feathers

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