to be a fool for one's pains

Slovak translation: somar, hlupak, trulo

10:23 Sep 24, 2003
English to Slovak translations [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: to be a fool for one's pains
be left to carry the can, to be a fool for one's pains

der Dumme sein
svtl
Slovak translation:somar, hlupak, trulo
Explanation:
der Dumme - somebody who is foolish in a stupid way, not clever

to be a fool for one´s pains - can mean also somebody who is laughed at:
vyjst na posmech
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somar, hlupak, trulo


Explanation:
der Dumme - somebody who is foolish in a stupid way, not clever

to be a fool for one´s pains - can mean also somebody who is laughed at:
vyjst na posmech

Nina Varon
United States
Local time: 12:11
Native speaker of: Native in SlovakSlovak

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agree  Nuru: also dilino or gíco
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