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Old August 30, 2013, 12:03 PM
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Question Cuándo por sobre las orejas, cuándo por sobre el trasero

Story by Alfonso Camín:

Ese burro era un catedrático en dar saltos y en tirar al jinete, cuándo por sobre las orejas, cuándo por sobre el trasero, despidiéndolos con dos coces y yéndose lejos, a trote largo, las orejas altas, los ojos avizores y un gran relincho victorioso.



Okay so he was good at knocking off the rider, sometimes knocking them forwards and sometimes knocking them backwards?


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Sometimes the rider fell over the donkey's ears, sometimes over the donkey's rear.
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Story by Alfonso Camín:

Ese burro era un catedrático en dar saltos y en tirar al jinete, cuándo por sobre las orejas, cuándo por sobre el trasero, despidiéndolos con dos coces y yéndose lejos, a trote largo, las orejas altas, los ojos avizores y un gran relincho victorioso.



Okay so he was good at knocking off the rider, sometimes knocking them forwards and sometimes knocking them backwards?


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Correct.

Strangely enough, that could be translated as "if it wasn't this way, it was this other way" and it conveys the idea that it was always happening.

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Last edited by chileno; August 31, 2013 at 09:01 AM. Reason: Added the the sentence that starts with "Strangely"
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