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Old July 07, 2009, 12:48 PM
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Arrow Las armas las carga el demonio

como se dice en inglés?
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Old July 07, 2009, 01:24 PM
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como se dice en inglés?
In American English we don't have a direct translation. Gun crazy is a phrase for is a phrase for someone who goes crazy wielding a weapon.

In English spoken in India there is a saying that translates it: The monkey's
got the knife.
It's a very illustrative phrase, but in the US only immigrants from India and their friends know it.
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En España se usa para decir no juegues con el arma, porque por un descuido o error se te puede disparar sin querer, porque las carga el demonio.
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En España se usa para decir no juegues con el arma, porque por un descuido o error se te puede disparar sin querer, porque las carga el demonio.
This is not a set saying, just a piece of advice I've often heard that is similar in meaning to the Spanish phrase: "Always treat a gun as if it were loaded".
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In English we say: Don't play with fire. You'll get burned.
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