Slang expressions #2

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Ez nem (egy) nagy szám. [ˈez nɛm eɟ nɑɟ saːm]

Translation::: It’s not (a) big number.
Meaning::: It’s not a big deal. It’s nothing special.

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Nem nagy szám ez a szám. [ˈnɛm nɑɟ saːm ez ɑ saːm]

Translation::: This number is not a big number.
Meaning::: This song is nothing special. (This song didn’t impress me.)

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szám [ˈsaːm] – number
szám [ˈsaːm] – song (slang)
szám [ˈsaːm] – my mouth
száj [ˈsaːj] – mouth
egy [ˈeɟ] – one; a/an
nagy [ˈnɑɟ] – big; large

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