What is the Translation of Al Hapanim (עַל הַפָּנִים) from Hebrew to English?

“Al Hapanim” is a Hebrew colloquial expression that translates to “terrible” or “awful” in English. It’s often used informally to describe something that is extremely bad, disappointing, or unpleasant.

Examples of Al Hapanim (עַל הַפָּנִים) in Hebrew

When something is “al hapanim,” it means it didn’t meet your expectations, and you’re expressing your dissatisfaction or disappointment. This phrase is commonly used in everyday conversations when discussing experiences, products, or situations that didn’t turn out as well as hoped. For example, if someone asks how a meal at a restaurant was, and you didn’t enjoy it, you might respond with “Al hapanim”.

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