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And sometimes in large cities you will get 2 streets with the same name but in different areas of the city. Very confusing !!!
That happens sometimes over here too. But they will be slightly different, like Madision Ave, Madison St, Madison Blvd, Madison Ct, Madison Cr, Madison Rd. etc.
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Yes, it sometimes happen, for example in my country above all in my state the street has names very strange, as names of animals, in my state has namers of animals that of people died, look this name of a street Ave. Ballena, colony caracol, when I'm living the street a name of a person very famous the name is Colony Morelos, the names of the street some are very strange, but we can't to do nothing about it, we don't change the names, if I can change the name of a street, I'll call him, street Gael and another street I'll call him Gael, both names are of my children's well good bye.
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Yes, it sometimes happens. For example in my country, above all in my state, the streets have very strange names-- names of animals. look this name of a street Ave. Ballena, colony caracol. Colony Morelos is named after a famous person, but some ofthe names of the streets are very strange. We can't to do anythinf about it,because we don't change the names. If I can change the name of a street, I'd call it, Gael Street and another street I'd call Gael, both names are of my children. Well, good bye.
Jorge parece que tienes dos hijos llamado Gael
Es bueno que tu ciudad tiene nombres como Avenida Ballena y Colonia Caracol porque tu ciudad es muy marítimo.
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Old September 12, 2008, 05:59 PM
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Jajaja, yes Poli I have had one mistake with the names of my children's, I'm sorry the name of my other child is Luis Angel, I'd like put them the name of my children's to the street of any City or Country.
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Yes, it sometimes happen, for example in my country above all in my state the street has names very strange, as names of animals, in my state has namers of animals that of people died, look this name of a street Ave. Ballena, colony caracol, when I'm living the street a name of a person very famous the name is Colony Morelos, the names of the street some are very strange, but we can't to do nothing about it, we don't change the names, if I can change the name of a street, I'll call him, street Gael and another street I'll call him Gael, both names are of my children's well good bye.
Una nota: No puedes traducir colonia como colony en este contexto. No existe un equivalente de colonia.
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Then I can to say street, instead of colony.
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No, street is calle.Colonia is more like neighborhood.
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Right. You can translate "colonia" as "neightborhood" or even "part of the city", but in addresses, it's not used at all.
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Then, I must to say neighborhood instead street or colony.

When I need to say I'm living in a neighborhood here in Carmen City.
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