• “Ide k’o halva.” – when something goes without problems.
  • Šta hodaš k’o muha bez glave.” – When you are disoriented, not knowing what to do first.
  • Glava mu k’o cocinj bubanj. ” – True or abstract notion of someone with a BIG head.
  • Blehno k’o tele u šarena vrata. ” – When someone stares.
  • Brži mu jezik od pameti. ” – When someone is quick and says everything without thinking.
  • Jesi tup k’o ćuskija. ” – An insult, telling someone that they are not very bright.
  • Zatvori vrata, nisi se rodio na čamcu. ” – Usually said by elderly who are concerned about the heat. Close the door, you were not born on a boat (as boat does not have doors).
  • “Ko te ne zna skupo bi te platio ” – When someone ‘shines’ like a diamond but you know they are only cubic zirconia.
  • Svakom loncu poklopac ” – When you assume reputation that you can’t keep your mouth shut and tell everything to everyone.
  • Uzeti furseta. ” – When you think you are just the best, you are the big deal.
  • “Gluho i daleko bilo ” – When you get worried that something bad could happen to you or your family.
  • Od oka or Ofrlje – Bosnian woman do not use measuring cups, they rather pour a ‘bit’ of salt, a ‘bit’ of sugar… od oka means from one’s eye.
  • Jazuk ” – Too bad.
  • Pamet u glavu ” – Something your parents would tell you. Be well behaved.
  • “Takav mi grah pao ” – You may not necessarily like it, but you accept your faith.
  • Malo sutra” – Yeah, right! (eye roll)
  • Grdne rane ” – feeling sorry or complaining about oneself.
  • Izvaliti nešto “ – To make a joke,
  • ” Interesčija ” – A person who socializes with someone only because of their own private gain.
  • “Ćeif” – Something that you and only you enjoy in.
  • “Rahat ” – Free, joyful, stress free
  • ” Frajer ” Good looking man
  • Jaran ” – Buddy, Friend
  • ” Raja ” – Buddies, Friends
  • ” Fuj ” – Yuck, Ew
  • “Baš ” – Original, real, authentic
  • “Blamirati ” – To humiliate yourself, to make fun of oneself
  • Folirati se ” – To think highly of oneself
  • Sfušeriti “ – To do a bad job, to do something quickly just to get rid of it…
  • Šta fali “ – expression of a person who wants to do something even though they were told not to, translation: why not
  • Tobejarabi” – OMG, Asking God for forgivness
  • “Daj, ne zezaj!”– Are you serious
  • Kad na vrbi rodi grožđe ” – It will never happen.
  • Živ,a,o ” – A child that is hyper, cheerful, and busy