Elsüt

OHWAD-Basic words

 

Elsüt

 

Meaning:

To shoot (a gun) & to tell the punch line of a joke

 

Pronunciation:

 

Memory hook:

AL SHOOTs.

 

 

Example sentences:

Ezt már háromszor elsütötted…

You already told this joke thrice…

[This(acc.) already thrice shot-you…]

 

Fegyvert fogni egy dolog, de elsütni egészen más téma.

It’s one thing to hold a gun, but to shoot it is a whole new level.

[Gun(acc.) hold one thing, but shoot wholly other topic.]

 

Related terms:

el – away

süt – to bake & to shine (sun)

kisüt – to bake a raw dough & to start shining (sun) & to come up with a new solution / idea

átsüt – to bake something thoroughly, to make sure it doesn’t stay raw & to shine through (sun)

megsüt – to finish baking something until it’s ready

fegyver – gun

 

 

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