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Forum: Vocabulary February 07, 2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By Marsopa
I would say "Do something worthwhile."

I would say "Do something worthwhile."
Forum: Culture February 01, 2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,955
Posted By Marsopa
Thank you. I loved this, and learned a lot.

Thank you. I loved this, and learned a lot.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings April 20, 2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,572
Posted By Marsopa
How about this

What would it matter to me? or What difference would it for me if you are suspended?
Forum: Idioms & Sayings January 28, 2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,077
Posted By Marsopa
Seems like it should be de pa a pu...:rolleyes:

Seems like it should be de pa a pu...:rolleyes:
Forum: Vocabulary January 25, 2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By Marsopa
So saying

De haberlo dicho así....

Es lo único que se me ocurre. Seguiré pensando....:thinking:
Forum: Introductions January 05, 2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By Marsopa
Welcome

Welcome, Melaya!
ASL is also your native language? I have been trying to learn it for years, but I don't get much practice so it slips away.

Enjoy the forums!

Marsopa
Forum: Translations December 28, 2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,590
Posted By Marsopa
cracked

Yo diría agrietada o cuarteada también.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings December 08, 2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,307
Posted By Marsopa
I think that "tener una corazonada" is more like...

I think that "tener una corazonada" is more like "I've got a feeling or a hunch."

Where do you find all these idioms? I think we should add them all to the idiom dictionary. They are great.
Forum: Translations December 08, 2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,196
Posted By Marsopa
So...you just put in anything you want after "ni...

So...you just put in anything you want after "ni que?" Ocho cuartos, niño muerto, la mano del muerto, etc...

Sounds like you have to be pretty imaginative to use this idiom!:rolleyes:
Forum: Translations December 08, 2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,196
Posted By Marsopa
Can you guys put that in a sentence? I am a...

Can you guys put that in a sentence? I am a little confused.
:thinking:

Thanks,

Marsopa
Forum: Idioms & Sayings December 08, 2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,307
Posted By Marsopa
I ususally think of "cold" as going with feeling...

I ususally think of "cold" as going with feeling it in my bones. Maybe something like "I've also been through it," or "I have lived through that myself."

:) Marsopa
Forum: Idioms & Sayings December 07, 2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,646
Posted By Marsopa
Part and parcel of the job. The risks of...

Part and parcel of the job.

The risks of the trade.
Forum: Grammar December 03, 2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,579
Posted By Marsopa
tratarse de

I remember learning "este libro se trata de..." Is this wrong?

Marsopa
Forum: Vocabulary November 06, 2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,077
Posted By Marsopa
ahead of time

ahead of time would work fine. The letter arrived ahead of time.
Forum: Vocabulary November 04, 2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By Marsopa
Forensics

My kids participate in Forensics in school. Would this be "forense?"

Thanks,

Marsopa
Forum: Vocabulary November 04, 2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,285
Posted By Marsopa
Después de leer sus comentarios, me doy cuenta de...

Después de leer sus comentarios, me doy cuenta de la razón de mi confusión! Uso las dos palabras pero a veces me he sentido muy insegura, y por eso hice la pregunta.

Al fin del mes también...
Forum: Vocabulary November 04, 2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,285
Posted By Marsopa
Fin/final

Would anyone care to elaborate on the difference in usage between these two for "end." Thanks.

:)
Forum: Vocabulary October 14, 2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,252
Posted By Marsopa
Portaloo

We say portapotty...:)
Forum: Vocabulary October 14, 2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,654
Posted By Marsopa
It can be either Public Defender or District...

It can be either Public Defender or District Attorney, I believe.
Forum: Vocabulary October 05, 2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,045
Posted By Marsopa
I was thinking along the lines of Irmamar, but...

I was thinking along the lines of Irmamar, but this came up in an ob appointment and I had to quick interpret it on the spot. It had to do with "hanging on" another week for the baby to be born. ...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings October 05, 2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,725
Posted By Marsopa
God forbid

What would be a good way of translating this?

thanks,:)
Forum: Vocabulary October 02, 2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,134
Posted By Marsopa
Kitchen counter

mesa? Mostrador doesn't sound right...Barra?
Forum: Vocabulary October 02, 2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,161
Posted By Marsopa
And estafa?

And estafa?
Forum: Vocabulary October 02, 2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,161
Posted By Marsopa
Scam???

What would be best?

Chantaje? (bribe...) I can't think of anything else.:thinking:
Forum: Vocabulary October 02, 2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,045
Posted By Marsopa
Me encajan

Me encajan las uñas...What would this most likey mean, off the top of your head?

Thanks.

Marsopa (I swear I can't find my last post that I thought I posted a couple days ago... Oh well.):)
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