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Translation Assistance => English→Modern Greek Translation Forum => Idioms/Expressions/Slang => Topic started by: crystal on 19 Jan, 2012, 14:05:33

Title: I don't want to wear out my welcome → δεν θέλω να σας γίνω μπάστακας, δεν θέλω να κατσικωθώ, δεν θέλω να σας γίνω βάρος, χωρίς να θέλω να σας γίνω βάρος, δεν θέλω να καταχραστώ τη φιλοξενία σας, χωρίς να θέλω να καταχραστώ τη φιλοξενία σας, το 'χω κάνει σπίτι μου
Post by: crystal on 19 Jan, 2012, 14:05:33
I don't want to wear out my welcome → δεν θέλω να σας γίνω μπάστακας, δεν θέλω να κατσικωθώ, δεν θέλω να σας γίνω βάρος, χωρίς να θέλω να σας γίνω βάρος, δεν θέλω να καταχραστώ τη φιλοξενία σας, χωρίς να θέλω να καταχραστώ τη φιλοξενία σας, το 'χω κάνει σπίτι μου

Fig. a phrase said by a guest who doesn't want to be a burden to the host or hostess or to visit too often. Mary: Good night, Tom. You must come back again soon. Tom: Thank you. I'd love to. I don't want to wear out my welcome, though. Bob: We had a fine time. Glad you could come to our little gathering. Hope you can come again next week. Fred: I don't want to wear out my welcome, but I'd like to come again. Bob: Good. See you next week. Bye. Fred: Bye.
http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/I+don't+want+to+wear+out+my+welcome

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