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Old December 22, 2009, 12:39 PM
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Please translate this sentence

Esta gente me ha mandado cosas que hacer literalmente el viernes Y para colmo me ajoran cuando ellos son los que estan tarde.

If it matters, this was typed in an email by a man from Puerto Rico.

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Old December 22, 2009, 01:47 PM
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Hi jhernandez,

Sounds to me like: "These people have given me things to do literally by
Friday, and to top it off they're pushing me when it is THEY who are late."
"Be brief, for no discourse can please when too long."
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Old December 27, 2009, 07:26 AM
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I don't really understand the word "ajoran", but for me hermit's translation is perfect.
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Old December 27, 2009, 07:08 PM
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Maybe it's a typo: ajoran => arrojan.
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Old December 27, 2009, 11:09 PM
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According to Google: "ajorar" in Puerto Rico means to put pressure on someone to make them hurry. So "ajorar" ≈ "urgir", "apresurar", "apremiar".
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