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Old April 21, 2016, 02:00 PM
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Lio de cuerdecitas

Here is a phrase from Tintin comic book.

CONTEXT: The captain has hit his head accidentally on a tent

PHRASE: Cuando se fabricaran tiendas que se tengan de pie sin todo ese lio de cuerdecitas.

MY TRANSLATION: When will the build tents you can set your foot in without all this ??

Can't translate lio de cuerdecitas in any dictionary.
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cuerdecitas is the plural diminutive of cuerda (rope), in this case, the use of a diminutive doesn't mean they're small but the captain shows contempt about them.
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Old April 26, 2016, 02:09 PM
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Aha! Now I see, that does make sense.

Gracias por ayudarme.
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