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Old May 11, 2009, 02:03 PM
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Lyric translation

I was looking at a song ("Where did you sleep last night?" - Nirvana) and was wondering how to translate this line:

"I will shiver the whole night through."

I translated it as:
"Me calofriaré por todo de la noche."

Is there a better translation?
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Old May 11, 2009, 03:02 PM
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Tiritaré toda la noche (caused by cold)
Tendré escalofríos toda la noche (caused by horror et al)
Me estremeceré toda la noche (caused by pleasure)
Temblaré toda la noche (caused by cold, nerves, pleasure)
Depends on what causes the shivers
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Old May 11, 2009, 06:07 PM
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I agree with Ambarina's suggestions, although I would use "me estremeceré"... it can be applied to both, pleasant and unpleasant sensations.
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Lo siento, pero, tengo una pregunta rápid. ¿Qué significa "sufrío"? ¿Es solo sufrir conjugó, o otra palabra? Lo sé significa "suffer" en Inglés
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Old May 12, 2009, 03:39 AM
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Lo siento, pero, tengo una pregunta rápid. ¿Qué significa "sufrío"? ¿Es solo sufrir conjugó, o otra palabra? Lo sé significa "suffer" en Inglés
Me imagino que será "sufrió" he/she/it suffered. El acento va sobre la letra o.
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Tiritaré toda la noche (caused by cold)
Tendré escalofríos toda la noche (caused by horror et al)
Depends on what causes the shivers
Sí. "Me di donde tú dormías anoche. En los pinos. En los pinos. Donde el sól no brilla nunca. Tiritaré toda la noche."
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Sí. "Díme donde dormiste anoche. En los pinos. En los pinos. Donde el sól no brilla nunca. Tiritaré toda la noche."
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ah, can you only put the pronoun before the verb if there's two of them? "Me lo dí" (tell me it)
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ah, can you only put the pronoun before the verb if there's two of them? "Me lo dí" (tell me it)
I think you're getting confused between the verbs/tenses of Decir and Dar.

Díme is the imperative- (you) Tell me
Me lo dí= I gave it to me

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Dar-Yo dí, tu diste, él dió
Decir - Yo dije, tu dijiste, él dijo

Imperative
Dar-Dá
Decir-Dí
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Fazor, mire a esta pagina http://www.conjugation.org/

Es buena por conjugar los verbos
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