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Old October 25, 2019, 09:52 AM
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Dejarme con el pastel/marrón

how can I say dejarme con el pastel/marrón?.
When we are in a bad situation and someone leaves and let us alone to solve the problem.
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Old October 25, 2019, 05:49 PM
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One possibility is: to leave someone in the lurch.
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Old October 27, 2019, 09:38 PM
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If the phrase is not meant to be negative, as to leave me in a lurch is, the I think the best translation is to let me figure it out, or to keep it more idiomatic, to leave me with a tough nut to crack.
Me ayuda si corrige mis errores. Gracias.
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