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Forum: Translations April 26, 2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,035
Posted By Wahooka
Is it possible that my comic book is full of...

Is it possible that my comic book is full of incorrect Spanish phrases?

I pulled that phrase straight out of the comic book itself.
Forum: Translations April 26, 2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By Wahooka
Aha! Now I see, that does make sense. ...

Aha! Now I see, that does make sense.

Gracias por ayudarme.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings April 26, 2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,850
Posted By Wahooka
Okay, thanks. I thought "valga" means "to...

Okay, thanks.

I thought "valga" means "to be worth something".

How did you arrive at that?
Forum: Translations April 26, 2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By Wahooka
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Translations April 26, 2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 889
Posted By Wahooka
So it means "I already insisted that you go...

So it means "I already insisted that you go there" ?
Forum: Translations April 26, 2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,010
Posted By Wahooka
Okay, thanks, still a bit confused, I'll work on...

Okay, thanks, still a bit confused, I'll work on it.

If you can translate into an English sentence, that might be easier for me,
but maybe there is no literal translation.
Forum: Translations April 26, 2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,459
Posted By Wahooka
Thanks, I don't know how to use Spanish accents...

Thanks, I don't know how to use Spanish accents on this website but I'll try to learn.

Gracias por ayudarme!
Forum: Translations April 21, 2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By Wahooka
¿Acaso chillo yo?

Here is another phrase from Tintin comic book.

CONTEXT: He is yelling at someone who knocked into him.

PHRASE: Oiga, oiga... le ruego que sea mas educado. ?Acaso chillo yo?
Forum: Idioms & Sayings April 21, 2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,850
Posted By Wahooka
No hay es que ni pero que valga (No hay (ni) pero que valga)

Here is another phrase from Tintin comic book.

CONTEXT: Captain is yelling at Tintin.

PHRASE: No hay es que ni pero que valga.

This is a tough one to translate!
Forum: Translations April 21, 2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 889
Posted By Wahooka
Ya que te empeñas en ir allá

Here is another phrase from Tintin comic book.

CONTEXT: He is talking about recruiting a guide to go hiking with.

PHRASE: Ya que te empenas en ir alla.
Forum: Translations April 21, 2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,459
Posted By Wahooka
Mira que suerte la mía de toparme con...

Here is another phrase from Tintin comic book.

CONTEXT: They are about to go on a hike.

PHRASE: Mira que suerte la mia de toparme con un tipo que no hace mas que echarseme encima.

...
Forum: Translations April 21, 2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,010
Posted By Wahooka
Debí dormirme andando

Here is another phrase from Tintin comic book.

CONTEXT: The Captain has hit a tree and passed out and then awakens.

PHRASE: Debi dormirme andando.
Forum: Translations April 21, 2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By Wahooka
Lio de cuerdecitas

Here is a phrase from Tintin comic book.

CONTEXT: The captain has hit his head accidentally on a tent

PHRASE: Cuando se fabricaran tiendas que se tengan de pie sin todo ese lio de...
Forum: Translations April 21, 2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,035
Posted By Wahooka
Va a la cabeza con un minuto...

Here is a phrase from Tintin comic book.

CONTEXT: They are walking up a long winding path towards a river.

PHRASE: Haddock va a la cabeza con un minuto de adelanto sobre el peloton.
Forum: Translations April 20, 2016, 11:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,863
Posted By Wahooka
Okay, I will post them soon. Thanks!

Okay, I will post them soon. Thanks!
Forum: Translations April 20, 2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,863
Posted By Wahooka
Do you guys really think I should start 10...

Do you guys really think I should start 10 different threads for each phrase?

I will do it, but I hope they don't think I'm spamming the website.

When you see the sentences, you will see they...
Forum: Translations April 18, 2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,863
Posted By Wahooka
I am encountering so many difficult sentences in...

I am encountering so many difficult sentences in my Spanish comic book. Every page has a sentence that I don't understand, even if I know what the words mean.

I have about 10 more, and I'm...
Forum: Translations April 09, 2016, 11:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,863
Posted By Wahooka
1. Don't understand your hint - His or her? ...

1. Don't understand your hint - His or her?

2. Yes, I think I now understand. thanks.

3. Sorry, not "I have heard it" but "and he has said it to me".



Thanks, understanding what "hay...
Forum: Translations April 04, 2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,863
Posted By Wahooka
Thanks very much for the translations. I...

Thanks very much for the translations.

I have a few more puzzling ones from the comic book:


1. Si te parece lo intentaremos, pero estoy seguro de su respuesta.

(I translate this as: "If...
Forum: Translations February 14, 2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,863
Posted By Wahooka
"What an annoying place he has chosen" Is...

"What an annoying place he has chosen"

Is that a good translation?

He is angry that a bull is blocking his path.

What about the second phrase?

"Esta si que es buena"?
Forum: Translations February 13, 2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,863
Posted By Wahooka
Yes, google sometimes can help, and sometimes you...

Yes, google sometimes can help, and sometimes you can figure out what the expression means using logic.

I was reading my Spanish comic today, and came across a few more, hope you dont mind...
Forum: Translations February 09, 2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,863
Posted By Wahooka
Yes, I believe I spelled everything correctly,...

Yes, I believe I spelled everything correctly, except leaving out the important accent for future tense.

Thanks for the translations.

Using a dictionary doesn't work to translate expressions,...
Forum: Translations February 07, 2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,863
Posted By Wahooka
Thanks, that helps a lot. Any idea about...

Thanks, that helps a lot.

Any idea about "puede que no".

I think it means "maybe so", but I have no idea how I would have figured that out from the literal translation :)
Forum: Translations February 06, 2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,863
Posted By Wahooka
Having trouble with Spanish Expressions

Hola! Que tal?

I'm reading a Spanish comic book, and I'm having some trouble with Spanish expressions which translate very strangely into English.

For instance:

puedo que no = I can that no...
Forum: Grammar February 13, 2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 829
Posted By Wahooka
Gracias un otra vez!

Gracias un otra vez!
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