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heather-lilmama April 20, 2007 09:33 AM

Need to know meaning
 
Hi,
I need to know what this means..... "como tu quieras, pero si tengo mucho sueno." I know the last part means they were very sleepy but what does the first part mean? Thanks for any help! I am really eager to learn more spanish!

LaBellaNovia April 21, 2007 07:08 PM

"cómo tu quieras"

trans: what do you want

Gerardo Mora April 23, 2007 12:28 PM

I think it's better: "as you wish"

Tomisimo April 23, 2007 12:50 PM

como tu quieras, pero si tengo mucho sueno.

Another good option might be "whatever you want, but I am really tired".

In the movie "Princess Bride", the line "as you wish" is translated "como desees".

celador May 06, 2007 04:20 PM

pero si tengo

Isn't that saying - but if i have

HAOLE BOY May 07, 2007 04:19 PM

yes, but remember with those kinds of personal feelings, i.e. hunger, thirst, tired, etc. the phraseology is in that form of 'tengo, tiene, etc.'

Tomisimo May 07, 2007 11:12 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by celador (Post 2839)
pero si tengo

Isn't that saying - but if i have

Yes, you're right because the OP left the accent mark off the word sí (yes).

So "pero sí tengo" would be "but I do have", and in this case, since we're dealing with tener sueño, it would be "but I am tired".


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