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ROBINDESBOIS October 12, 2009 05:19 AM

A mans a man for a that
 
Likewise I saw it this morning Im uncapable of understanding it. Any help ?

Perikles October 12, 2009 05:47 AM

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Originally Posted by ROBINDESBOIS (Post 55823)
Likewise I saw it this morning Im uncapable of understanding it. Any help ?

It is Robert Burns, and it's not usually worth trying to understand it. In this case, however, it's saying that a man is a man regardless of social or wealth status. Egalitarianism. :)

pjt33 October 12, 2009 09:11 AM

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Originally Posted by ROBINDESBOIS (Post 55823)
Likewise I saw it this morning Im uncapable of understanding it. Any help ?

a' is short for all here. "For all that" :approx: "a pesar de todo eso".


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