apa sâmbetei

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The exact translation is "Saturday's waters".

Noun[edit]

apa sâmbetei

  1. (literally) Saturday's waters
  2. (idiomatic) "for nothing", "to no result", or that what you have done was destroyed or is rendered useless after you finish it.

Usage notes[edit]

The most common form of usage is S-a dus pe apa sâmbetei (Translation: "It has been taken by Saturday's waters").