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Quien tiene un amigo tiene un tesoro

 

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Old November 27, 2009, 03:40 PM
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He who has a friend has a treasure maybe ??

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An English saying: They are rich who have true friends
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I believe the original title of the film with Bud Spencer and Terence Hill, which was translated as the title of this thread was originally "A Friend is a Treasure" (1981)
In Italian, "Chi trova un amico, trova un tesoro".

Hey, it reminds me too, the song that goes, "algo se muere en el alma cuando un amigo se va..." (But that's another subject, even if somewhat related.)
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¿Trova = tener o encontrar?
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Así es, la versión italiana equivale a literalmente a "quien encuentra a un amigo, encuentra un tesoro".

The English one: "Un amigo es un tesoro".
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trovare = to find (encontrar)
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Así es, la versión italiana equivale a literalmente a "quien encuentra a un amigo, encuentra un tesoro".

The English one: "Un amigo es un tesoro".
Ok, gracias Rusty and JPablo.
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