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[1] κόβω φλέβα -> slice one's vein, slit one's wrist, slash one's wrist, dig, be crazy about, to kill for, be bored to death, be bored stiff, be bored shitless

[2] κοψοφλεβίστικος -> dead boring

[3] κατεβάζω παροχή -> go into shutdown

[4] το 'χαμε μεριά, το κάναμε φόρτωμα -> to add insult to injury | it never rains but it pours | when it rains, it pours | bad things come in threes | bad luck comes in threes | portent of evils to come | misfortunes never come singly | when sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions

[5] ήτανε στραβό το κλήμα, το 'φαγε κι ο γάιδαρος -> to add insult to injury | it never rains but it pours | when it rains, it pours | bad things come in threes | bad luck comes in threes | portent of evils to come | misfortunes never come singly | when sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions

[6] σαν έρθει ένα κακό, καρτέρα κι άλλο -> it never rains but it pours | when it rains, it pours | bad things come in threes | bad luck comes in threes | portent of evils to come | misfortunes never come singly | when sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions

[7] κουραβελτόσημο -> shagging, dose, dose of the clap, clap, the clap, the brophys, cock-rot, venereal disease (VD)

[8] ησυχιοκρατία -> pacificationism;

[9] τι του λείπει του ψωριάρη, σκούφια με μαργαριτάρι -> just what we needed | just what we need | we may be starving, but we're big spenders | a nice kettle of fish | a fine kettle of fish | how do you like that | the last thing I need | the fat is in the fire | need something like a hole in the head

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