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Old August 25, 2012, 01:06 AM
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I dare you

How do you say 'I dare you' in Spanish?

Just by itself, like - 'Go on, I dare you (to do it).'

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Old August 25, 2012, 01:55 AM
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Oxford dictionary again, extract from to dare:

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1 (challenge) to dare somebody to + inf retar or desafiar* a alguien a + infor a que + subj; they dared him to jump off the bridge lo desafiaron a tirarse or a que se tirara del puente; go on, dive in, I dare you! ¡anda, tírate! ¿a que no te atreves or a que no eres capaz?; she dared him to prove that it was not so lo desafió a que probara que no era así
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Old August 25, 2012, 12:19 PM
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Venga, a ver si te atreves.

Anda, no tienes h*evos.

A ver, a ver si eres capaz.

Adelante, te apuesto lo que quieras a que no lo haces.

Venga, atrévete.

Adelante, atrévete.

just you dare! = ¡atrévete y verás!
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And just for fun, how would you translate....

I double-dog dare you!


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Te reto a que hagamos tal o cual cosa.
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Somehow it sounds more fun in English....

I hear little kids use that term .... "I dare you"...."Well, I double-dog dare you!" and the bystanders going....ooooohhhh.

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I don't know. In my society, daring people is considered a very very low behaviour.
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Mmm...

I think of, "Tú (me desafías) ¿y cuántos más?"

"¡A ver qué pasa!"

Or... "me apuesto el doble a que no"... Definitely not as funny...

A ver quién es el niño bonito que sale con una expresión...
Me apuesto todo lo que quieras a que no la sacas...
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I don't know. In my society, daring people is considered a very very low behaviour.
We're talking about kids.......not adults!
Kids daring the other kid to kiss a girl or tell her she's pretty or ask the big guys if they can play ball with him, etc.

I am sure people in your "society" were kids once and played similar games, no?

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Mmm...

I think of, "Tú (me desafías) ¿y cuántos más?"

"¡A ver qué pasa!"

Or... "me apuesto el doble a que no"... Definitely not as funny...

A ver quién es el niño bonito que sale con una expresión...
Me apuesto todo lo que quieras a que no la sacas...
Me gusta la última.......
apuesto todo lo que quieras a que no..........

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Old August 25, 2012, 07:47 PM
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¡Me alegro!

(Me iba a jugar dos cenas a que no encontraba otra expresión... ¡pero me contuve a tiempo!)
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