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Old September 29, 2009, 04:05 PM
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Lightbulb Contra viento y marea

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Old September 29, 2009, 04:35 PM
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Yo lo he visto y pienso que significa, "come what may"
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Old September 29, 2009, 05:25 PM
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No, contra viento y marea es luchar a pesar de las adversidades. Come what may yo lo taduciría por venga lo que venga o algo así, no sé puede que esté equivocado.
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going against the wind
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fighting the waves
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to paraphrase Cervantes: fighting windmills

all will be understood by most English speakers
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