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Forum: Vocabulary January 17, 2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Ambarina
Happy New Year! to you all. Personally, I...

Happy New Year! to you all.

Personally, I think whisky should be drunk neat (if it’s good, that is ;)). As Mr. Flynn from “A Quiet Man” once said: “When I drinks whisky, I drink whisky. When I...
Forum: Vocabulary November 18, 2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,618
Posted By Ambarina
Nunca había oido el uso de muesca en el sentido...

Nunca había oido el uso de muesca en el sentido que mencionas. Abollar, rayar, raspar sí, para los daños que puede sufrir la carrocería del coche. Abolladura es cuando la chapa del coche queda...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings November 10, 2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,631
Posted By Ambarina
Algunas sugerencas. It fell on deaf ears. ...

Algunas sugerencas.

It fell on deaf ears.
He/she didn't take a blind bit of notice.
Forum: Vocabulary November 10, 2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,282
Posted By Ambarina
Thank you :) I've been speaking Spanish for far...

Thank you :) I've been speaking Spanish for far too long ;)
Forum: Vocabulary November 10, 2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,282
Posted By Ambarina
Alterations done

Alterations done
Forum: Translations October 26, 2010, 07:44 AM
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Posted By Ambarina
The first sentence (Así lo dicen y otorgan)...

The first sentence (Así lo dicen y otorgan) refers to the text of the deed which presumably goes before and agreed to by the parties.
The second sentence: A free translation would be...Aware of...
Forum: Grammar June 01, 2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,069
Posted By Ambarina
We're nothing of the sort ;) It's just that...

We're nothing of the sort ;)
It's just that there are some people out there that think what's spoken in Spain is right and everything else is wrong. Angelica's examples sound like gibberish to me...
Forum: Introductions June 01, 2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 966
Posted By Ambarina
Bienvenida

Bienvenida
Forum: Vocabulary June 01, 2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,147
Posted By Ambarina
It can also mean "tell me what/whatever you need,...

It can also mean "tell me what/whatever you need, love"
Forum: Grammar June 01, 2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,279
Posted By Ambarina
Having read the rest of this thread, let's see if...

Having read the rest of this thread, let's see if I can make head or tail of this according to the definitions given in your book:
Marla se vuelve muda cuando le hablo de su novio = volver due to...
Forum: Introductions June 01, 2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By Ambarina
Bienvenido

Bienvenido
Forum: Introductions June 01, 2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,563
Posted By Ambarina
Bienvenido

Bienvenido
Forum: Vocabulary by Topic May 31, 2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,835
Posted By Ambarina
:D Can more or less understand 2 & 3. "Canna...

:D
Can more or less understand 2 & 3. "Canna mick head na teel" o' the first one. (Sorry to any Scots out there for my feeble attempt :))
Forum: Idioms & Sayings May 31, 2010, 04:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,262
Posted By Ambarina
Birds of a feather...perhaps?

Birds of a feather...perhaps?
Forum: Introductions May 24, 2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,825
Posted By Ambarina
Bienvenida

Bienvenida
Forum: Idioms & Sayings May 12, 2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,480
Posted By Ambarina
...y punto. ...punto. ...punto y final. ...

...y punto.
...punto.
...punto y final.
...y punto pelota.
Various ways to say the same thing; as you said, and that's final/that's all/the last word,etc. But the last one is colloquial, at least...
Forum: General Chat May 04, 2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,485
Posted By Ambarina
Seguro que te será fácil escribir 125 palabras...

Seguro que te será fácil escribir 125 palabras sobre los temas que has enumerado. Describir un evento cultural que te haya sorprendido, la familia, algo que se haga de diferente manera en Buenos...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings April 29, 2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,580
Posted By Ambarina
In this case literally "had its head cut off",...

In this case literally "had its head cut off", i.e the Great Depression of the thirties and later bombings soon put an end to it (la explosión jubilosa).
rematar = to finish off, kill
:)
Forum: Idioms & Sayings April 29, 2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,580
Posted By Ambarina
Cabecera can have several meanings, Poli. Head...

Cabecera can have several meanings, Poli.
Head of a table, head of a bed, where a river begins, title of a text, etc.
Any context?
Forum: Practice & Homework April 29, 2010, 05:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,525
Posted By Ambarina
Es hora de cenar

Es hora de cenar
Forum: General Chat April 27, 2010, 03:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,493
Posted By Ambarina
Wow! Sí que son curiosas. No lo había oido nunca....

Wow! Sí que son curiosas. No lo había oido nunca. Cuánto nos queda por aprender sobre el cerebro.
Forum: General Chat April 22, 2010, 02:14 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 62,654
Posted By Ambarina
Hace una hora. ¿Cuándo fue la última vez que...

Hace una hora.
¿Cuándo fue la última vez que montaste en bici?
Forum: Vocabulary April 21, 2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,391
Posted By Ambarina
A float, as far as I know, is like Pjt said,...

A float, as far as I know, is like Pjt said, motorised, usually on a lorry. A paso isn't, it's carried. But it's the only translation for the word that I've seen so far.
Forum: Vocabulary April 19, 2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,366
Posted By Ambarina
Here too. Está fichado por la policía or tiene...

Here too. Está fichado por la policía or tiene ficha policial.
I guess that in a job it's the same thing because the company has a record of when you get into work and leave.
Forum: Vocabulary April 19, 2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,366
Posted By Ambarina
Términos usados en España :):)

Términos usados en España


:):)
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