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Old July 29, 2009, 10:16 AM
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Arrow Armar/montar una buena/la de San Quintín

In English? En español significa montar un revuelo bastante fuerte.
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Old July 29, 2009, 03:23 PM
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Ok I am not a native speaker.

But how about ' to raise a stink'? ot ' to make a stink' ?

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Verb1.raise a stink - take strong and forceful action, as to object or express discontent; "She raised hell when she found out that she would not be hired again"
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/raise+a+stink

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' to make a fuss' (perhaps more English than American?)
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2. complaint or objection: it was silly to make a fuss over seating arrangements
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/make+a+fuss

or even:
' to raise hell'
(this one is quite strong though..)
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Old July 29, 2009, 03:31 PM
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I think you´re on the ball, despite the fact that you´re not a native of the language.
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TO raise hell is the closest to the Spanish expression.
To make a fuss over sth is quite soft.
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TO raise hell is the closest to the Spanish expression.
To make a fuss over sth is quite soft.

True.. but the British love their understatements..
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Old July 29, 2009, 03:50 PM
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But I prefer the americans. HAHAHHAHHA
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