Proverbs – part 2

P 1.Ide kao alva.                                 To sell very fast 2. Ko o čemu, baba o uštipcima.  To harp forever on the same string 3. Ni po babu, ni po stričevima.      Without fear or favor 4. Nekad bilo, sad se pripoveda.     It’s only a memory now. 5. Bolje ikad, nego nikad.                 Better late than never. 6. Obećavati…

Sayings, proverbs and phrases

Kad na vrbi rodi grožđe.                                    Once in a blue moon. Ko prvi – tome djevojka.                                   First come – first served. Ko rano rani dvije sreće grabi.                         Early bird catches the warm. Od inata nema goreg zanata.                          Spite is the worst characteristics. Dići prašinu.                                                          Ti kick up dust. Svakog gosta tri dana dosta.           After 3 days guest and…

Survival phrases

    Replies To Questions Replies to questions Odgovori na pitanja Yes Da No Ne True Tačno Sure Sigurno Sure Naravno Certainly Svakako Alright U redu OK (informal) Važi I think so Mislim da je tako I know Znam I don’t know Ne znam Maybe Možda Perhaps Možda Probably Vjerovatno I’ll see Vidjeću That depends…

Useful phrases for beginners

  Dobro jutro – Good morning Dobar dan – good afternoon Dobro veče – good evening Laku noć – good night Doviđenja – good bye (formal) Prijatno – good bye (informal),  also: bon apetit Zdravo – Hello and good bye Ćao – Hello and good bye (informal) Hvala – Thank you Nema na čemu –…

Medical expressions

  Verb to hurt in Montenegrin is boljeti. Just as in English, the body part that is painful is the subject of the sentence. Accordingly, if it is one body part that is hurting, the verb will be in the third person singular, and if more than one part is involved, the verb will be…

Useful expressions

  Ne razumijem.  I don’t understand. Molim te/ Molim Vas.     Please Možete li da ponovite?      Can you repeat, please? Izvinite!    Excuse me. Nije moguće!   It is not possible. Slažem se! I agree. Baš lijepo što ste ovdje!     It is so nice that you are here. Kako si/ ste?       How are you? Dobro!     I am well.…