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Old May 23, 2012, 05:44 PM
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Pull the wool over your eyes

Hablando literalmente:

No quiero engañarte = I don't want to deceive you.

Hablando idiomaticamente

¿Cómo se dice "I don't want to pull the wool over your eyes"? ¿Hay un dicho o frase idiomatica igual?
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Old May 23, 2012, 06:11 PM
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Hmmm... En México diríamos "verle la cara a alguien" -> "No quiero verte la cara".

Tal vez una expresión coloquial pero más internacional sería "tomarle el pelo a alguien": -> No quiero tomarte el pelo.

· No te estoy engañando; me voy a casar la próxima semana.
No te estoy viendo la cara; me caso la próxima semana.
No te estoy tomando el pelo; de verdad me caso la próxima semana.

· No trato de engañarlo, señor; este reloj es de oro.
No trato de verle la cara, señor; este reloj es de oro.
No trato de tomarle el pelo, señor; este reloj es de oro.
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