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Old September 08, 2016, 06:41 AM
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Más Buena Que el Pan

People,

Más buena que el pan ...

Does this only have a sexual reference, or does it just imply that the person is very nice?

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Old September 08, 2016, 09:39 AM
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The bread, in a religious sense, is sacred, so "ser más bueno(a) que el pan" talks about a good person incapable of causing any harm.
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Old September 08, 2016, 04:56 PM
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Angelica,

Thank you for your explanation, now I get it.
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Yes, but in Spain if someone says "Está más buena que el pan", it means that she is attractive... if you say "ES más buena que el pan" it means she is a very good and moral person...
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Hmmm ... how interesting, JPablo.

I will be careful with my comments!
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