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Old October 17, 2010, 12:17 PM
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el tiene la sonrisa linda

claro que es lindo


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Old October 17, 2010, 12:21 PM
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he has the smile beautiful (I don't know if it's ok in English, but it's the literal translation. The "natural" translation would be he has a beatiful smile = él tiene una sonrisa linda

sure he is beautiful
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Old October 17, 2010, 12:39 PM
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Better 'handsome' instead of 'beautiful' for a man?
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Old October 17, 2010, 12:53 PM
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Not really - a man's smile can be beautiful. He has a beautiful smile is my only suggestion. smile beautiful is not English, nor is the beautiful smile.
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Old October 17, 2010, 02:56 PM
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If a woman says "claro que es lindo" about a man, is it a good thing?
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Old October 17, 2010, 03:43 PM
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Sure! She's acknowledging that the man is "handsome"....but sometimes a woman might say "él es muy lindo" and not be referring to his looks but to his actions or behavior or simple gestures that make him "lindo".

For example,

Mi novio me trajo flores. ¡Es tan lindo!

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Old October 17, 2010, 11:54 PM
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Can someone help me understand this conversation.

person 1: el tiene la sonrisa linda. y que es eso atras? se ve lindo
person 2: Mi apartamento; claro que es lindo

Is person 2 talking about the apartment or the man after "mi apartamento;". The man person 1 mentioned.
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Old October 18, 2010, 03:15 AM
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The only way I can understand this conversation is that person 2 is showing some photographs to person 1. The first photo is a boyfriend?, who has a nice/beautiful smile. The photo underneath it is of an apartment. The secondo 'lindo' could be either the man's smile or the apartment, it is ambiguous, although I would guess the apartment because it is nearest.
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The only way I can understand this conversation is that person 2 is showing some photographs to person 1. The first photo is a boyfriend?, who has a nice/beautiful smile. The photo underneath it is of an apartment. The secondo 'lindo' could be either the man's smile or the apartment, it is ambiguous, although I would guess the apartment because it is nearest.
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Old October 18, 2010, 04:28 AM
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Italian?
I've just listened to some of La Traviata, and it has rubbed off. My previous post makes no sense anyway, because the smile is linda, and the apartment is lindo, so the apartment is meant.
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