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Old April 15, 2009, 06:51 AM
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Aguardar como aqua de mayo

Does this mean to hold precious, or to hold sacred?
Me ayuda si corrige mis errores. Gracias.
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Old April 15, 2009, 07:59 AM
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como agua de mayo = just what is needed, very welcomed (because it was eagerly awaited), spring showers

venir como agua de mayo = to be just what the doctor ordered, to be a godsend, to be just what was needed
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Old April 15, 2009, 10:00 AM
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The word aguadar is merely a usages in my country.
We are building the most important dare for my life and my family feature now we are installing new services in telecoms.
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Old April 15, 2009, 10:16 AM
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I agree with Rusty.

"Aguardar como agua de mayo" is to expect something very eagerly.
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Old April 15, 2009, 11:39 AM
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Agree, is expect something very eagerly, is waiting like the farmers do for the spring showers
A common one
"Espero mi nómina como agua de mayo, que tengo que comprar muchas cosas"
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