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Old January 20, 2010, 11:47 AM
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@Lou Ann: As Hernán said, "zarpar" is exclusively associated with a maritime ship.

And although metaphores have a wide range of usage, I don't recommend it for using it with Mexican students: a "maestro barco" (literally a "boat teacher") is a lazy and often corrupt one. Saying "zarpemos" could be interpreted as a cynical statement that you're one of those teachers.
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