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Old July 10, 2009, 08:42 AM
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Arrow Dar de sí

como se dice en inglés?
1. Dar de sí por ejemplo el dinero, me da mucho de sí me dan 50 euros de propina y me dura un siglo.
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El dinero que da mucho de sí se dice 'goes a long way'.

This phrase - dar de sí - has many different translations in English. If you can think of other examples, we can offer translations.

Por ejemplo, la ropa que da de sí 'gives a little'; it'll stretch with wear.
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Los días dan mucho de sí en verano ??
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Los días dan mucho de sí en verano ??
Tengo una pregunta. Esta frase significa simplemente que los días son más largos en verano o significa que los días rinden más?
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Tengo una pregunta. Esta frase significa simplemente que los días son más largos en verano o significa que los días rinden más?
I thought about both of those meanings, as well.

Summer days are lengthened (to ...)
Summer days lend themselves to ...
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Si ambos usos.
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