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Old August 12, 2009, 09:25 PM
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Question Chop and change

To chop and change
To change your mind and plans all the time, to be fickle, confusing.

Anyone know a good Spanish equivalent for this?
"Roam with young Persephone.
With the morrow, there shall be
One more wraith among your number"
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Old August 12, 2009, 10:54 PM
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I'm not familiar with the phrase "To chop and change". I don't think it's used in the United States.
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It's British and Australian. It may be equivalent to our 'bouncing back and forth (between ideas)'.
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ser muy cambiante
cambiar continuamente
ser muy inestable
ser un veleta
ser más variable que el tiempo

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