Translation for 'pat on the back' from English to Bulgarian
pat on the back {noun}потупване {ср} по гърба
Partial Matches
unverified to put sth. on the back burner [fig.] {verb}отлагам нщ. [несв.]
at the back {adv}отзад
small of the back {noun}
кръст {м} [място на гърба]
to / on the left {adv}откъм лявата страна
to / on the right {adv}на дясно
on the sly {adv}крадешком
to put on the table {verb}слагам на масата
unverified on the large side {adj}доста голям
on the right-hand side {adv}от дясната страна
On the off chance that ... За малко вероятния случай, че ...
unverified to spill the beans on sb./about sth. {idiom} [coll.] разказвам (раздрънквам) всичко за нкг./за нщ.
There is not a single soul on the streets.Няма жива душа по улиците.
back {adv}назад
back {noun}гръб {м}
back {adv}обратно
to set back {verb}връщам назад
unverified back and forth {adv}напред-назад
unverified back and forth {adv}нагоре-надолу
unverified back and forth {adv}насам-натам
Back off! [coll.]Не се меси! [Стой настрана!]
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Usage Examples English
  • Everyone who has been involved no matter how big or small should sit back and give themselves a pat on the back.
  • Barracuda then gives Oswald a friendly pat on the back, which due to his hemophilia kills him.
  • Instead of waiting on-stage to shake hands with the host, the band immediately left the stage, leaving Rove McManus with a simple pat on the back from Steven Morrison.
  • , Wallace infamously sprays the players during his post-match address, threatening to "spew up" if he saw the players get a pat on the back or told it was a good effort after a narrow loss following a dismal first quarter.
  • A critic from "The Times of India" wrote that "the director deserves a pat on the back for attempting a novel subject, and a socially relevant theme even if he only managed to partially pull it off".

  • A critic from "Deccan Herald" wrote  "A dragged out climax and the Kailash Kher song do mar the pleasure but chartbuster numbers shot well, dialogue and artwork that know today’s youths’ pulse all deserve a pat on the back.
  • Saibal Chatterjee of NDTV wrote: The director deserves a pat on the back for not casting a regular actor in the role of a character with Down Syndrome.
  • Giving someone a pat on the back or a hug for example.
  • The "Homeless Grapevine" was listed as a "notable entry" in the 2006 Knight-Batten Awards with the comment "A pat on the back for job well done".
  • A June 1950 editorial in "The New York Times" thanked Lober and the Art Commission, saying that they "deserve a pat on the back for their careful and painstaking work" in preserving the city's heritage for future generations.

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