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You are viewing sentences showing use of /chiz/ 'what's-his/her-face' when unable to remember a person's name.

Hesitation: remembering names, filler phrases - Hesitation: remembering names, chiz

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شرمنده من ندارم. چرا از چیز یکی قرض نمی‌گیری؟

sharmande, man nadāram. Cherā az chiz yek-i gharz nemigiri?

Sorry I don't have one. Maybe you could borrow one from what's-his-name? (Submitted by webmaster for Mehdi Torabian on Nov 14, 2011)

This example is in Spoken style. See verbs of this sentence: گرفتن، داشتن

چرا از چیز نمی‌پرسی؟

cherā az chiz nemiporsi?

Why don't you ask what's-his-name / what's-her-name? (Submitted by webmaster for Mehdi Torabian on Oct 28, 2011)

See verbs of this sentence: پرسیدن

اعصابم بهم ریخته بود به چیز گفتم بیخی شو منم هر ۲ تا خطمو خاموش کردم.

a:sāb-am be-ham rikhte bud be chiz goftam bikhi (i.e. bi-khiāl) show man-am do tā khatt-am o khāmush kardam

I couldn't take it anymore/ my nerves were frayed. I told what's-his-face to just forget it and I silenced both my cell phones (lines). (Submitted by Connie on Nov 16, 2011)

This example is in Spoken style. (source) See verbs of this sentence: گفتن، کردن، شدن، ریختن، به‌هم ریختن، خاموش کردن، بی‌خیال شدن

چیز اومده بود اینجا، باهات کار داشت، گفتم که یک ساعت دیگه بیاد.

chiz umade bud injā, bā-h-āt kār dāsht, goftam ke yek sā`at-e dige biyād

What's-his-name / What's-her-name came (had come) here, he/she had some business with you, I told him/her to come in an hour. (Submitted by webmaster for Saber on Oct 31, 2011)

This example is in Spoken style. See verbs of this sentence: آمدن، گفتن، داشتن


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