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Old August 24, 2017, 07:04 PM
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JPablo JPablo is offline
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Southern California
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Native Language: Spanish (Castilian, peninsular)
JPablo is on a distinguished road
It can be used, but it means something different, i.e., to eat all the food...

dar buena cuenta

1. loc. verb. Dar fin a algo o consumirlo. Dio buena cuenta DE la comida.|BaBHQBF

Or "Ali dio buena cuenta de Foreman, en Manila"... ;-)
Lo propio de la verdad es que se basta a sí misma, aquel que la posee no intenta convencer a nadie.
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