Turkish slogans and translations

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Selection from Twitters, gezi slogans, and politicians expressions

Turkish expressions, idioms, slang, translated into American English
The “vocabulary” of the prime minister:
Prime Minister Erdoğan described the thousands of protestors as “bunch of looters” and Twitter users as “provocateurs”.
Cut off one’s air : ümüğünü sıkarım
Looters: Çapulcular
Marauder, Looter: Çapulcu
Provocateurs: Provakatörler
Marginal groups: Marjinal gruplar
Drunkards: Ayyaşlar

Beat the pan until burn out light bulb: Tava çatlayana, Ampül patlayana kadar
Tear gas makes your skin better: Biber gazı cildi güzelleştirir.
If you have TOMA, we have UEFA trophy.
uefa-kupasi
I could not find slogan : Slogan bulamadım
That is enough I am going to call the police: Yeter artık polis çağırcam
Destroy government, built shopping mall: Hükümet yıkılsın yerine AVM yapılsın
We are struggling to hold hundreds of thousands penguins in Antartica, glaciers are melting! : Yüzbinlerce pengueni Antartika’da zor tutuyoz. Buzullar eriyo :(
When you get angry, you became more beautiful Turkey: “Sinirlenince çok güzel oluyorsun Türkiye”
I went to resist ( to protest ) , I will be back: Direnmeye gittim gelecem.
direnmeye-gittim-gelicem
I have not washed last 3 days, send me TOMA : 3 gündür yıkanmıyorum toma gönderin.
“Everyday I’m Çapuling!”
The Turkish word “çapul” has many meanings, including pillage, rage, looting, plunderer, maraud..
Protesters adopted this new made up catchphrase, which brings us to the term “çapuling,” alternatively spelled in many social media postings as the anglicized “capuling” or “chappuling.”

Revolution will not be on TV: Devrim televizyonlardan yayınlanmayacak
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Taksim Solidarity: Taksim Dayanışması

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TOMA is a heavy police vehicle, it shoots water cannon. TOMA, Toplumsal Olaylara Müdahele Aracı cümlesinin kısaltılmış halidir. Panzer aracına benzer. Gaz, boya, köpük ve su püskürterek barikatları aşan, balistik korumalı bir araçtır.

More info: http://gezipark.nadir.org/index_eng.html
http://www.ibtimes.com/what-capuling-everyday-im-capuling-turkish-protest-video-goes-viral-1291541

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