Hanging out the passenger side

Discussion in 'Italian-English' started by mr.Bungle, Jul 31, 2008.

  1. mr.Bungle New Member

    Italian
    Hi Everybody,
    Can somebody please explain this line to me? I was reading TLC no scrubs' lyrics and I just didn't get the meaning/the implications of it.
    These are the verses:
    A scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me
    Hangin out the passenger side
    Of his best friends ride
    tryin to holla at me

    this is my translation:
    uno "scrub"(strofinaccio non mi suona bene) è un ragazzo che non può ottenere/ricevere amore da me
    sedendo/divertendosi sul posto del passeggero(is it right???)
    della macchina dei loro migliori amici
    che tentano di provarci con me

    Anyway excuse me, if you find them offensive or impolite; I didn't write them I'm just eager to know about their meaning.
    Thank you in advance
     
  2. TrentinaNE Senior Member

    USA
    English (American)
    I think "hanging out" is meant quasi-literally here. The "scrub" has stuck his head and more out of the passenger-side window of his friend's car (perhaps like this ;)) to "holler" at the singer.

    Elisabetta
     
  3. london calling Senior Member

    SALERNO, ITALY
    UK ENGLISH
    Ciao!
    Un perdente è uno con cui non ci starei mai che si sporge dal finestrino dell'auto del suo migliore amico e che comunque ci prova con me.

    Più o meno!

    NB Controlla su urbandictionary.com
     
  4. mr.Bungle New Member

    Italian
    Thank you very much!
     

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