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Old April 17, 2010, 12:06 PM
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Por si fuera poco

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Can you tell me what this means: "Por si fuera poco".

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Old April 17, 2010, 12:07 PM
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As if that weren't enough...
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Old April 17, 2010, 12:19 PM
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As if that weren't enough...
As if it weren't enough. Right?
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Old April 17, 2010, 12:22 PM
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Anyway, I have now got the meaning of the expression. Thank you!
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As if it weren't enough. Right?
Quizás. Depende del contexto. "Por si fuera poco que X, Y" => "If it weren't enough that X, Y". "X. Por si fuera poco, Y" => "X. If that weren't enough, Y".
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Quizás. Depende del contexto. "Por si fuera poco que X, Y" => "If it weren't enough that X, Y". "X. Por si fuera poco, Y" => "X. If that weren't enough, Y".
Como si eso no fuera poco = As if that weren't enough

Como si fuera poco = as if it weren't enough

I am not talking about chromosomes Ok.
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