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Old July 14, 2009, 07:11 AM
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Dar por hecho

to give for made no tiene significado en inglés. Creo que significa-
to take for granted pero no estoy seguro como se puede usar en un frase. Se puede decir, Dimos por hecho que siempre haría sol en el verano.
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Otro sinónimo sería asumir, asumió que haría sol etc...
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to give for made no tiene significado en inglés. Creo que significa-
to take for granted pero no estoy seguro como se puede usar en una frase. Se puede decir, Dimos por hecho que siempre haría sol en el verano.
Una pequeñísima corrección.

Sí, significa to take for granted.
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Dimos por hecho que siempre haría sol en el verano.
it's Ok
others:
Dimos por hecho que España ganaría la copa Confederaciones


Hola Juan, me puedes lelvar este sobre al buzón de correos
-Dalo por hecho
(menaing: no problem, I will do it for sure)

saludos
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To give for made something is the translation literal of your question.

Anyhow I believe that must to exist other means for that.

I will wait that a native explain it.
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To give for made something is the translation literal of your question.

Anyhow I believe that must to exist other means for that.

I will wait that a native explain it.
No entiendo muy bien lo que dijiste pero....

dar por hecho = take for granted or take it as a done deal

Remember what I told you before, you cannot make literal translations and expect them to make sense. So....

to give for made something is a bad literal translation as it doesn't make sense.

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Agree, to take for granted
it's Ok
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Dimos por hecho que España ganaría la copa Confederaciones


Hola Juan, me puedes lelvar este sobre al buzón de correos
-Dalo por hecho
(menaing: no problem, I will do it for sure)

saludos
Gracias.
Es estes dichos que confunde, si no los saben. Voy a apuntar estes dichos.
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Gracias.
Es estes Son estos dichos los que confunden, si no los saben. Voy a apuntar estes estos dichos.
Small corrections above.
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Hola Juan, me puedes lelvar este sobre al buzón de correos
-Dalo por hecho
(menaing: no problem, I will do it for sure)
A good translation of "dalo por hecho" in this case would be.

Consider it done.
You can count on it.
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