A great way to discover and integrated into the Slovenian culture is through its idioms. And they are everywhere in my daily life.
Recently, we’ve been doing some significant shopping and indeed, price, quality and needs are three important factors. Then, the other day, my husband told me:
- Nisem dovolj bogat, da bi poceni kupoval – I am not rich enough that I would buy cheap things
At first, I found it quite contradictory because, logically, if you are tight on money, you would tend buy cheaper things, no?
But what we should really understand from it is that “I am not rich enough that I can afford to buy it again”, with the logic that “cheaper” things are not good quality and will break faster, thus needing to be replace.
Therefore, nisem dovolj bogata da, bi poceni kupovala.
Let’s speak like Slovenians,