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Learning Croatian sayings and phrases – #8

Learning Croatian sayings and phrases

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:

živi kao bubreg u loju

English: The saying živi kao bubreg u loju is used to describe someone living like a king –  one who has the good life, is carefree, enjoys all the spoils. The literal translation is: live like a kidney in fat (lard).

Words/conjunctions meanings

živi – live

kao – like

bubreg – kidney

u – in

loju – lard

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