すべりまくる

English translation: slip up big time

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Japanese term or phrase:すべりまくる
English translation:slip up big time
Entered by: KathyT

22:21 Oct 15, 2007
Japanese to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters / Conversation
Japanese term or phrase: すべりまくる
Context: 昨日の深夜番組に出た芸人がすべりまくってさ

Thanks in advance.
Narcis Lozano Drago
Spain
Local time: 11:25
slipped up big time
Explanation:
...if you want to maintain the "すべる" in there somehow, but you could also say something like:

totally sucked
lost the plot completely
just couldn't get it right
performed poorly
...etc., in varying degrees of nicety, depending on how it fits in with the rest of the text...
HTH a little...
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KathyT
Australia
Local time: 21:25
Grading comment
Thanks a lot, Kathy!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
3 +5slipped up big time
KathyT


  

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40 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +5
slipped up big time


Explanation:
...if you want to maintain the "すべる" in there somehow, but you could also say something like:

totally sucked
lost the plot completely
just couldn't get it right
performed poorly
...etc., in varying degrees of nicety, depending on how it fits in with the rest of the text...
HTH a little...

KathyT
Australia
Local time: 21:25
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 42
Grading comment
Thanks a lot, Kathy!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Keijiroh Yama-Guchi: Slipped up big timeとはなかなか良い翻訳ですね。
3 mins
  -> Thank you.

agree  sumire (X)
43 mins
  -> Thanks, sumire-san.

agree  casey
44 mins
  -> Thanks, casey.

agree  Drozjp: 「すべる」と聞くと関西人の血が騒ぎます。
1 hr
  -> おおきに.

agree  Maki Ahn (X): good one, kathy :)
17 hrs
  -> Thank you, Maki
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