Slang expressions #19


Kimentünk beülni. [ˈkimentynk bɛylni]

Translation::: We went outside to sit in.
Meaning::: We went out to the town to sit into a bar, drink and talk.

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menni [ˈmenːi] – to go
átmenni [ˈaːtmenːi] – to (go) cross; to come cross/through; to pass (an exam)
bemenni [ˈbɛmenːi] – to go in(side)
elmenni [ˈɛlmenːi] – to leave
felmenni [ˈfelmenːi] – to go up
kimenni [ˈkimenːi] – to go out(side)
lemenni [ˈlemenːi] – to go down
rámenni [ˈraːmenːi] – to go on(to); to visit a website
szétmenni [ˈseːtmenːi] – to come apart; to unravel; to split up

átment a vizsgán – (s)he passed the exam
bement a boltba – (s)he went into the shop
elment – (s)he left
elment a városba – (s)he went to the town
felment a hegyre – (s)he went up to the top of the hill
kiment az udvarra – (s)he went outside to the backyard
kiment a városba – (s)he went out to the town
kiment a házból – (s)he left the house
lement a földszintre – (s)he went downstairs
ráment a jégre – (s)he went onto the ice (e.g. of the lake)
ráment a weboldalra – (s)he visited the website
szétmentek – they split up

ülni [ˈylni]
1) to sit
2) to serve time; to be in jail [used in slang]

átülni [ˈaːtylni] – to change seat; to stand up from a place you were sitting and sit down at some other
beülni valahova [ˈbɛylni vɑlɑhovɑ] – to go out to the town into a bar to drink and talk
beülni valamibe [ˈbɛylni vɑlɑmibɛ] – to sit into something
[e.g.: Beültem ebbe a fotelbe. – I sat into this armchair.]

felülni [ˈfelylni]
1) to sit down at a place that is high(er)
[e.g.: Felült a lóra. – (S)He sat up on a horse.]
2) to get the desired effect (e.g. of a joke) [used in slang]
[e.g.: Felült az átverésnek. – (S)He has been punk’d/joked.]

kiülni [ˈkiylni] – to sit out
[e.g.: Jóidőben kiültünk az udvarra. – When the weather was good, we would sit out to the backyard.]

leülni [ˈleylni] – to sit down (somewhere)
ráülni [ˈraːylni] – to sit on (something)

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