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    drain hole = σιφόνι

    Good morning friends, Could someone please help me with the best word or phrase for a drain hole that one would drill in to a balcony so that too much water wouldn't accumulate and flood in to an apartment? I see a number of options but am not sure which one is best: φρεάτιο αποχέτευση αγωγός...
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    weightlifter = αρσιβαρίστας, αθλητής άρσης βαρών

    Hello friends, I am wondering what some colloquial expressions are for a "weight lifter"? The kind of person who goes in to a gym and lifts weights. I'm looking for colloquial expressions that weight lifters might use themselves when they are referring to their sport. Thank you.
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    welder

    Hello friends, Can someone tell me what the colloquial word/ phrase is for a welder as in the person who uses a torch to attach pieces of metal together? I am looking for the word that street people might use. Thank you.
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    A 5-euro bill= "Τάλιρο" ?

    A 5 drachme coin used to be called a "Τάλιρο". Would a 5-euro bill be referred to the same way? Thank you.
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    Family or Class Reunion

    The phrases "Family Reunion" or "Class Reunion"-- what would be the closest equivalent in Greek, friends? "Οικογενειακή Συγκέντρωση" sounds a little odd. I'm wondering if there is something more appropriate? Thank you. Cosmas
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    not at all surprising = καθόλου απροσδόκητα, διόλου απροσδόκητα

    Good morning friends, Is the right way to say "I heard the very good but not at all suprising news that your daughter got in to the University of Athens" "άκουσα τα πολύ καλά αλλά καθόλου απροσδόκητα νέα ότι η κόρη σου μπέικε στο Πανεπιστήμιο Αθηνών." Thanking you in advance... Cosmas
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    Symbol for "times" in Greek

    Good morning friends, In English the symbol for "times" is "x". For example, 3 x 4 = 12. In Greek would you use "χ" or "*" or something else? Thanking you in advance...
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    χέρωμα > οχύρωμα = fortification

    Can someone please articulate to me what the word "χέρωμα" means? I am seeing it in book about the geography of a hilly town and having trouble finding its definition in the dictionaries. Thank you.
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    disturbing the peace = διατάραξη κοινής ησυχίας

    Hello friends, What is the closest phrase in Greek to "Disturbing the Peace" which in English is used both as a legal phrase for when recurring noise disturbs a neighbor like a barking dog and colloquially? I am wondering if there is one phrase used in both a legal and colloquial context or if...
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    I want to meet you discreetly

    Two for one day, if I may :-) -- If you want say "I want to meet you discreetly" or "Privately" to have a conversation that's discreet, the only word I can think of is "διακριτικά" but I'm not sure that's right. Any thoughts would be appreciated. "Θέλω να σας δω διακριτικά"
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    thickness

    The words for measurement are length, width and thickness. In Greek they are Μήκος, Πλάτος και Πάχος right? There are no others right? If you want to specify the dimensions of a picture frame, though, or a painting, you would want to say length, height and thickness. Would you use Πλάτος for...
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    I have credit

    "I have credit" is an important concept in today's day and age :-) . When used simply enough to mean "I have credit at the pharmacy because I returned a product I didn't like" or for "I have credit at the St George Hotel for a reservation I didn't use last year during the pandemic" to "I have...
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    Industrial Engineer/ Industrial Designer

    An industrial engineer is someone who has a high-end job in factories with very sophisticated machines and robots. What would the closest equivalent be in Greek, friends? Also industrial designer - as in the person who designs cars, for example. Thank you.
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    Storage Facility for Art

    Would anyone be able to tell me what the proper phrase is for the kind of "storage facility for art" where paintings are kept in a secure, climate-controlled environment? I would really appreciate it. I'm looking for one on the internet but don't know what to call it :oops: Thank you.
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    Love Story in Greek

    This one should be an easy one but what would be the best phrase for a "love story" in Greek as in films? For example, the famous movie from the early 70's called "Love Story" how would one translate it in to Greek? Thank you.
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    to collect stamps = κάνω συλλογή γραμματοσήμων, μαζεύω γραμματόσημα

    What would the expression in modern Greek be for someone who collects stamps? I'm looking for the colloquial expression - preferably a verb - not the noun for someone who is a philatelist. It wouldn't be "Ο Γιάννης μαζεύει γραμματόσημα" would it? That doesn't sound right.
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    digital file = ψηφιακό αρχείο, ηλεκτρονικό αρχείο

    Hello friends, I wonder if someone could tell me what the proper phrase in Greek is for a "Digital File" as in the file that was used to create a pdf. If it was a Microsoft Word file, for example, it would be the actual Word file that was used to generate a pdf? Thank you. Cosmas
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    She is our architect

    3rd for one day, guys. I hope that's okay. I believe I may have asked this before but cannot find the thread. If I have a female architect how would I refer to her? "Η Μάρω είναι η αρχιτεκτόνισσά μας" sounds a little crude. Am I right or should I just do it? Alternatively could one say "Η...
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    to stream a show

    A second one today, if I may. Streaming has become a very important activity with Covid and I am wondering how one uses this word in Greek. I have a feeling it's the same word but if one wanted to use it as a verb to say "I want to stream this movie by Aliki Vouyouklaki" how would one do it...
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    to sharpen a knife = ακονίζω ένα μαχαίρι

    Good morning everyone from the east coast of the United States. How would one say "To sharpen a knife" in modern Greek? Or is there anyone in town who can sharpen our knives? Thank you. Cosmas
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