Yiddish: She wants the saucer from heaven.

זי װיל דאָס טעלערל פֿון הימל.

Zi vil dos telerl fun himl.

She wants the saucer from heaven.

She wants the moon. (She is impossibly demanding.)  SOURCE: Bernstein, Jüdische Sprichwörter und Redensarten. Compare:

Er derlangt ir dos telerl fun himl. | .ער דערלאַנגט איר דאָס טעלערל פֿון הימל
He hands her the saucer from heaven. (He gives her everything she wants.)

SOURCE: Furman, Yidishe Shprikhverter un Rednsartn

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