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Old August 14, 2009, 08:55 PM
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Esperaba que llegara el fin

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¿En inglés es así?
He was waiting to die


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Old August 14, 2009, 09:35 PM
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Hola
¿En inglés es así?
He was waiting to die


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Sí. Una traducción un poco más acertada sería: "He was waiting for the end to come".
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Old August 14, 2009, 09:36 PM
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It depends on the context; he could be expecting the end of a situation or wait for the end of his agony --either death or a happier ending to suffering.
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Old August 21, 2009, 12:07 AM
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Sí. Una traducción un poco más acertada sería: "He was waiting for the end to come".


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It depends on the context; he could be expecting the end of a situation or wait for the end of his agony --either death or a happier ending to suffering.
No veo en que puede influir el contexto si es totalmente clara la sentencia. Lliteralmente significa lo que dijo Tomisimo; aunque en el contexto este esperando la muerte, otra traducción modificaría mucho el texto sin necesidad.

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For me the context is always important.
"El preso miraba montar la horca en el patio mientras esperaba que llegara el fin"
He was waiting to die, his was waiting for his own end to come
"El encargado de la tienda aceptó no pedir cosas nuevas mientras esperaba que llegara el fin (de la crisis)"
The shopper agreed no to ask for new item while he was waiting for the end to come.
Has no real pain, only a delayed status.
You can use the same sentence and the same Tomisimo's good translation, but the context is always good to know.
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Hola
¿En inglés es así?
He was waiting to die


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I was the end come to me.


I'm not very sure of my answer.
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I was the end come to me.
I wish the end would come


I'm not very sure of my answer.
Alguno consejo
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Alguno consejo
"Un consejo"

A question: wouldn't it be I wished the end would come?
Or even: I wished the end to come
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"Un consejo"

A question: wouldn't it be I wished the end would come?
Or even: I wished the end to come
oh lo siento había olvidado que la cita original fue en el tiempo pasado Tienes razón aquí.
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"I wished the end to come" is correct?
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