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Forum: Idioms & Sayings November 11, 2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By JPablo
I give a couple of additional ideas... ...

I give a couple of additional ideas...

"Well, he is so cripple-minded that he just can't fathom it."

Bueno, tiene una mentalidad tan paranoica que no puede comprenderlo...

Bueno, tiene...
Forum: Vocabulary November 07, 2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By JPablo
In Spain is common to say, Una loncha de...

In Spain is common to say,

Una loncha de jamón serrano.

Una loncha de tocino.

Una loncha de beicon.

Una loncha de queso.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings November 04, 2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By JPablo
Thank you, Rusty! We can always count on you...

Thank you, Rusty!

We can always count on you to light our days! :) :thumbsup:
Forum: Idioms & Sayings November 02, 2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By JPablo
Question The living daylights out of someone

http://www.tomisimo.org/idioms/en/to-knock-the-living-daylights-out-of-someone-3499.html

I know the meaning of this idiom and I have used it here and there... (well, look at my "signature"...
Forum: Vocabulary November 02, 2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By JPablo
"Cinco dólares justos" is what I would use in...

"Cinco dólares justos" is what I would use in Spain...

Well, not really, I would use "Cinco EUROS justos"... ;-)

Never heard the Mexican usage with "cerrados"... Interesting!
Forum: Translations November 02, 2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By JPablo
Ahí va un intento (a bote pronto y sin pensar...

Ahí va un intento (a bote pronto y sin pensar mucho) por si te ayuda:

THE POET'S ISLE.
LA ISLA DEL POETA (¿DE LA POETISA?)

by REBECCA S. NICHOLS.

All night long, my soul is haunted
By a...
Forum: Grammar November 02, 2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By JPablo
Al menos en España nosotros diríamos "¿Qué fruta...

Al menos en España nosotros diríamos "¿Qué fruta te gusta más?"... Pero si te doy a elegir entre un plátano y un melocotón te puedo decir: ¿Cuál quieres?.

Un camarero te va a preguntar:

--¿Qué...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings November 02, 2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By JPablo
I agree with the suggestions. But I would...

I agree with the suggestions.

But I would use something like:

LoboAlfaPlus

Or

PerroAlfaPlus...
Forum: Culture October 21, 2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By JPablo
¡Fenomenal!

¡Fenomenal!
Forum: General Chat July 16, 2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,201
Posted By JPablo
Yes, I agree with Poli on that. But then,...

Yes, I agree with Poli on that.

But then, the conversation will flow with ease, and you could go back and forth, as long as the level of "agreement" increases with the increased communication.
Forum: General Chat July 16, 2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,201
Posted By JPablo
Bob, the point here is like the Golden Rule: ...

Bob, the point here is like the Golden Rule:

Intenta tratar a los demás como te gustaría que te trataran a ti.

Intenta no hacer a los demás lo que no querrías que te hicieran a ti.

Sure,...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings July 11, 2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By JPablo
Yes, indeed. lo fichó el FC Barcelona — he...

Yes, indeed.

lo fichó el FC Barcelona — he was signed (up) by FC Barcelona

Fichar por alguien - un club o una compañía o empresa - to join somebody, some club, some company...

It is an...
Forum: General Chat June 29, 2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,244
Posted By JPablo
:eek: :D:D ¡¡Madre mía!! :D:D:D Muy...

:eek:

:D:D ¡¡Madre mía!! :D:D:D

Muy bueno... :applause:

Ufff..., ¡lo que nos hemos reído! :D:D:D
Forum: Vocabulary June 29, 2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By JPablo
¡Gracias, Malila!

¡Gracias, Malila!
Forum: Grammar June 29, 2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By JPablo
In Spain, "colegio" and "escuela" are practically...

In Spain, "colegio" and "escuela" are practically synonymous. That is "school".

(Escuela, however can combine into "Escuela de Artes y Oficios" - Arts and
Crafts school, and other combinations...
Forum: Vocabulary June 25, 2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By JPablo
In Spain we use "arcén". ...

In Spain we use "arcén".

http://dle.rae.es/?id=3S4e8AZ

https://es.oxforddictionaries.com/translate/spanish-english/arcen


En Argentina, Paraguay y Uruguay: banquina.
...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings June 10, 2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By JPablo
Sí, como dice el DRAE: echando leches ...

Sí, como dice el DRAE:

echando leches

1. loc. adv. vulg. Muy deprisa.

http://dle.rae.es/?id=N2tsDWF

También:
Forum: Idioms & Sayings May 16, 2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By JPablo
Sí, la verdad es que es bueno, este refrancico......

Sí, la verdad es que es bueno, este refrancico... ;) :D
Forum: Vocabulary May 16, 2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By JPablo
Pues, sí. Aunque "siempre" es un término muy...

Pues, sí. Aunque "siempre" es un término muy absoluto, y el mundo da muchas vueltas.

Lo cierto es que no espero irme a Marte con un Falcon 9, ni nada por el estilo... ;-)

¡Saludos, Robin!
Forum: Vocabulary May 16, 2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 837
Posted By JPablo
Yes, it is a register somewhat literary, but it...

Yes, it is a register somewhat literary, but it is not uncommon.

Here are a couple of examples, just using Google,

El huracán María azotó Puerto Rico con tal fuerza que dejó a la isla...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings May 06, 2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By JPablo
Robin, aparte de lo que se anotó en su día, aquí...

Robin, aparte de lo que se anotó en su día, aquí tienes un enlace que explica la idea de forma bastante cabal:

http://hombrerefranero.blogspot.com/2009/07/reunion-de-pastores-oveja-muerta.html
...
Forum: Introductions May 05, 2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,272
Posted By JPablo
¡Bienvenido a los foros! ¡Disfruta...

¡Bienvenido a los foros!

¡Disfruta aprendiendo!
Forum: Vocabulary May 05, 2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By JPablo
Thank you. ¿Eh? ¡Eh! ¿Uh? ¡Uh! ¡Sí,...

Thank you.

¿Eh? ¡Eh! ¿Uh? ¡Uh!

¡Sí, sigo en EE. UU.!

Bueno, sin ponerme purista, sí, sigo en USA...

Es solo que soy muy consciente de las recomendaciones de la FUNDÉU:
Forum: Grammar April 26, 2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By JPablo
¡I agree with Angelica!

¡I agree with Angelica!
Forum: Vocabulary April 26, 2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By JPablo
Wikipedia, Oxford, Rusty... :) Canons of...

Wikipedia, Oxford, Rusty... :)

Canons of beauty follow the evolution of fashion and are dependent on the evolution of physical decoration techniques such as hairdressing or make up.
...
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