Thread: Soportar
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Old January 11, 2010, 08:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Perikles View Post
To me, to say
I am fed up with ... does not mean quite the same as I cannot bear ... or I cannot tolerate ...

I am fed up with that loud music means it annoys you,whereas I cannot bear that loud music means you are going to do something about it like kill the neighbour. Which of these is nearer to no soporto (if you detect a difference?)
Interesting. In my mind, I agree there's a difference between the two ("Fed up" verses "cannot bear/tolerate") but to me it would be that to be "fed up" means it's something that you usually don't mind, but there's been too much of it. "Cannot bear/tolerate", on the other hand, gives me the impression it's something you just don't like at all.
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