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good luck sayings


Honeybee 7 | 26  
28 Mar 2007 /  #1
Is there anything Poles say to one another before, a driver's test?

Or something similar to "THIRD TIMES A CHARM"

and what would be appropriate if he's failed his test?

Thanks, Melissa
Grzegorz_ 51 | 6,163  
28 Mar 2007 /  #2
Is there anything Poles say to one another before, a driver's test?

No idea. Simple good luck is powodzenia.
daffy 23 | 1,508  
28 Mar 2007 /  #3
polish is great for multiple use words like Prosze!!

i love that about it.

like we say yes, ya, yea, yeah, ya ya. and in polish its.....tak (im told, plain simple tak - no variant)
Aga76 - | 35  
28 Mar 2007 /  #4
-powodzenia
-wszystkiego dobrego
-duzo szczescia
-polam nogi (break a leg)-it's also a good luck saying
OP Honeybee 7 | 26  
28 Mar 2007 /  #5
what do the others mean? Related:

"Good luck" interpretation in Poland

Hi one question: if someone says powodzenia, meaning "Good luck", in Poland, does it mean they wish you good luck and don't ever want to see you again?

No, although that meaning can be conveyed by a cold or sarcastic tone of voice upon delivery. Otherwise, it is a sincere wish for your success.

'Powodzenia!', sometimes 'Sto lat!' may be used to wish luck, i.e. congratulate. Normaly, one hears either one or the other, depending on the context. 'Take it easy!' in the sense of 'Good luck, take care!' may be rendered 'Trzymaj siÄ™!' as well.

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