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Forum: Translations June 24, 2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,717
Posted By mekdroid
Hi there! In Spain using Castellano instead...

Hi there!

In Spain using Castellano instead of Spanish is just a bit of political correctness ... basically the idea is that all the languages of Spain are Spanish, including Basque (an...
Forum: Culture June 24, 2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,145
Posted By mekdroid
He,he! That is why we have the endings that...

He,he!

That is why we have the endings that indicate sex in Spanish! The problem is that we apply them to everything, including a good many things that would best be left neutral. Some non-native...
Forum: General Chat June 24, 2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,561
Posted By mekdroid
Hi there! Yes, I have to admit that the...

Hi there!

Yes, I have to admit that the switch to a democratic system was a relief (I was there when it happened), basically because at the very end the entire fascist political rigmarole was...
Forum: General Chat June 24, 2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 17,627
Posted By mekdroid
Soy un bicho raro ... nacido en Cuba, educado...

Soy un bicho raro ... nacido en Cuba, educado primero en España hasta los 18 y después en los Estados Unidos, así que una mezcla del demonio. Cuba en realidad no tiene un dialecto porque a los pobres...
Forum: General Chat June 23, 2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 17,627
Posted By mekdroid
Tienes razón, en Español la diferencia entre los...

Tienes razón, en Español la diferencia entre los distintos dialectos es bastante pequeña. En general, mi experiencia en la América Latina es que las pocas palabras que no entendía es porque habían...
Forum: General Chat June 23, 2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,561
Posted By mekdroid
I am probably going to get stones from both...

I am probably going to get stones from both sides, but here it goes:

I grew up in Spain during Franco's regime, so my point of view is that of someone with first-hand, personal experience. Back...
Forum: Translations June 23, 2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,356
Posted By mekdroid
Hola! La mejor traducción depende del contexto en...

Hola! La mejor traducción depende del contexto en el que estén estas frases ... por ejemplo:

1. Don't look at it like it is forever.
Literal: No {pienses | te creas} que esto va a durar para...
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