Helaas, pindakaas

Helaas, pindakaas!

If you have bad luck, or somebody else has, you can use one of the following expressions. The one at the bottom is used for instance when somebody has missed a chance. It’s quite informal but very common!

Jammer, niets aan te doen


That’s too bad. Nothing we can do about it.

Dat is pech hebben!


What a pity!

Helaas, pindakaas!


(litt.: That’s too bad, peanut butter!)That’s just too bad!

Note: By the way, do you know you can actually buy Helaas Pindakaas? Visit www.helaas.com to see for yourself.

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