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reja (feminine noun (la)) — grating, grid, gridiron, grille, bars. Look up reja in the dictionary

¿De qué sirve una reja en la ventana cuando no pones seguro a la puerta?
What good are the bars on the window when you don't lock the door?
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Old June 03, 2009, 09:35 AM
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Cuando alguien está en la cárcel, se dice que está "entre rejas". No sé si esta expresión se usa en inglés.
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Old June 03, 2009, 09:56 AM
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Cuando alguien está en la cárcel, se dice que está "entre rejas". No sé si esta expresión se usa en inglés.
Diríamos "behind bars" en inglés.
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Old June 03, 2009, 10:06 AM
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Diríamos "behind bars" en inglés.
Veo que sí. Bueno, vosotros "detrás" y nosotros "entre"
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Old June 03, 2009, 10:22 AM
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Veo que sí. Bueno, vosotros "detrás" y nosotros "entre"
Cuando traduzco "entre rejas" a inglés, me da la imagen de hombres gordos atascados entre las rejas.
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Old June 03, 2009, 11:24 AM
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En México se dice "estar tras las rejas".
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En México se dice "estar tras las rejas".
También en chile.
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