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Old November 02, 2011, 11:07 AM
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How do we translate "levantar" in the following context?

My best friend me levanto a mi novia, when I went to Paris for one year.
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Old November 02, 2011, 12:05 PM
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Old November 02, 2011, 03:21 PM
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The Mexican equivalent: "...me bajó a mi novia"
It seems our colloquialisms here just went for the opposite.

Also there is "...me voló a mi novia".
"Volar" is the colloquial synonym of "robar".
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Also there is "...me voló a mi novia".
"Volar" is the colloquial synonym of "robar".
¿Que sea un 'francesismo'? Robar = voler.
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Old November 03, 2011, 07:37 AM
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Old November 03, 2011, 09:37 AM
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¿Que sea un 'francesismo' galicismo ? Robar = voler.
Sí, es altamente probable.
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Sí, es altamente probable...
...el 'galicismo'

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Uy, pues dice el DRAE que el error es mío y que "francesismo" es también correcto (por feo que me suene).
Así que no solo en italiano.
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Uy, pues dice el DRAE que el error es mío y que "francesismo" es también correcto (por feo que me suene).
Así que no solo en italiano.
No te des cabezazos contra los ladrillos, que en este mundo hay trampas para todos
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