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Old October 02, 2009, 04:10 AM
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Salir a flote significa remontar, recuperarse de una mala situación tanto económica como sentimental.
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Salir a flote significa remontar, recuperarse de una mala situación tanto económica como sentimental.
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Despite the bad economic situation and my divorce I´m staying afloat.


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also, "to keep one's head above water.".

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After all problems and penuries I´m back on my feet .

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Penury es una palabra que terminaron de usar en el siglo 19 (por lo menos
en EEUU) Es mejor decir: I solved my problems, paid my debts/ paid my bills and I'm back on my feet./ and I got by with my head above water.
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After all problems and penuries I´m back on my feet .
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