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Old May 30, 2013, 05:59 AM
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Pero seguro que te viene bien pa' comprar algo

But sure that it's okay for you to buy something. ?

Sorry I couldn't come up with a better translation.
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Old May 30, 2013, 06:46 AM
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"que te viene"

Is talking about an opportunity or something that's "coming up" from above as by chance, or like in this case (without anymore context) is saying as you translated, but it isn't clear.
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Old May 30, 2013, 09:30 AM
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I was going to give him something for free but he insisted to give me money and he responded with that phrase.

Fortunately I found a source where I'm constantly exposed to Spanish, but they don't really care about grammar and orthography.
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It was a way to say. Thank you, but I am sure you can dispose of that in your benefit (more than I)

It could be taken the wrong way...
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It was a way to say. Thank you, but I am sure you can dispose of that in your benefit (more than I)

It could be taken the wrong way...
He was very friendly so I think he didn't mean it wrong.

Thank you very much for your help, chileno.
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Old May 30, 2013, 11:04 AM
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"Venirle bien algo a alguien" means that it's something opportune happening to you, that you can benefit from it, or that it fits/suits you.

- Ese dinero extra me vino bien para irme de vacaciones.
- El nuevo trabajo de Juan le vino bien para que saliera de su depresión.
- ¡Qué bien te va ese vestido!

Your friend's offer was well-intended: "You will certainly find it useful to buy something".
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"Venirle bien algo a alguien" means that it's something opportune happening to you, that you can benefit from it, or that it fits/suits you.

- Ese dinero extra me vino bien para irme de vacaciones.
- El nuevo trabajo de Juan le vino bien para que saliera de su depresión.
- ¡Qué bien te va ese vestido!

Your friend's offer was well-intended: "You will certainly find it useful to buy something".
Is there a dictionary for "venirle bien..."? I'm sick of German-Spanish, so many things are missing.
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You might find "venir bien" in a very comprehensive bilingual dictionary, but you can always check the DRAE. Browsing the many entries of verbs with many meanings like "venir" may take long, but you're likely to find what you are looking for.
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@AdA Thank you for it.

I'm going to write this hear so I don't have to create another thread.

tengo k salir k avia kedao a i media

I have to go to prepare.... Sorry I don't know the rest, I can't even come up with any idea at "kedao a i media".

lo decimos los que somos de malaga mucho

We say it what we are... Even my translation sounds stupid.
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tengo k salir k avia kedao a i media
= Tengo que salir. Que había quedado hora y media.
I have to leave. I've stayed an hour and a half. (corrected past perfect to present perfect)

Lo decimos los que somos de Málaga mucho.
Those of us from Málaga say it a lot.
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