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Forum: Vocabulary September 08, 2019, 06:52 AM
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You're right in this case, I think, because than...

You're right in this case, I think, because than is followed by an expression that works as a noun, though it was intended in a sort of contrasting way (would you say "he claims not to own anything...
Forum: Vocabulary July 29, 2019, 07:42 PM
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They might, but generally patadura is used with...

They might, but generally patadura is used with the dancing and tronco with the different sports. They evoke different images: a patadura moving limitedly and out of compass, as if his legs are...
Forum: Vocabulary July 29, 2019, 02:44 PM
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Posted By aleCcowaN
Klutz means log in Yiddish, and in Argentina we...

Klutz means log in Yiddish, and in Argentina we use the same word (tronco) to describe a person who is unable to play sports, as the term describes a person who is clumsy and not agile at all.
Forum: Vocabulary July 02, 2019, 03:45 PM
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Posted By aleCcowaN
Yes, poli, thank you. I have thought about klutz...

Yes, poli, thank you. I have thought about klutz in the beginning but I've heard it also used to describe a dumb person which is not the case with a "patadura", who is only unable to perform graceful...
Forum: Vocabulary July 01, 2019, 03:11 PM
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Posted By aleCcowaN
Thank you, poli. Is there some expression...

Thank you, poli.


Is there some expression from the realm of sports? Un patadura is also the kind of player who aims at a ball and always kick it in a way it goes in an unintended direction.
Forum: Vocabulary June 22, 2019, 12:17 AM
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Posted By aleCcowaN
Patadura

Is there any short expression to say a person is "un patadura" ("stiff-legged" in dancing, like Ryan Gosling in LA LA Land) different than the extreme "having two left feet"?
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