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Old October 23, 2007, 08:53 AM
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tal para cual

Dose tal para cual mean something for everyone or two of a kind or two of a kind or something else altogether.
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Old October 23, 2007, 07:55 PM
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It means 'two of a kind' or 'made for each other'.

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Old October 24, 2007, 06:01 AM
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Muchas gracias por esa información.
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Rusty's answer it's perfect."to be made for each other".

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Is the meaning the same as:

<De tal palo, tal astilla>

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Old January 17, 2008, 09:35 AM
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No, "de tal palo, tal astilla" is like "The father is a good person, and so are they children" or "The SONY cameras are good, the new SONY cameras are also good"

Ejemplo:
- Mira que bien juega a fútbol Juan
- Que no te extrañe. Es hijo del famoso delantero XXX
- Ah, claro. De tal palo, tal astilla.

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Old January 17, 2008, 12:34 PM
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De tal palo tal astilla

A chip off the old block as we say in English
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thanks Poli, I didn't know the english one, it's like a direct translation
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"like father, like son" works pretty good for "de tal palo, tal astilla", although I probably prefer poli's suggestion.
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