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xaali bastan

‘to lie’ ‘to blow hot air’ xaali bastan, as explained by our lovely Sadaf ❤ We have been treated to its origins as well, based on the words of Persian Professor Kazzazi It carries a similar meaning to the English idiomatic expression ‘to blow hot air.’ The idea that someone is talking empty-talk, over-exaggerating about […]

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Tare ham xord nakardan

Couldn’t give a fig / wouldn’t even spit on s.o if they were on fire Click on the ‘open in new tab’ option on our download button to follow along with the soundbite, see the translation, learn key vocabulary words and learn a grammar point or two.. Thanks to Sadaf Gholampour