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Old November 12, 2015, 12:13 PM
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"He has the opposite problem"

Americans will often say "he has the opposite problem".

For example, let's say I am bored because I have too much free time on my hands. Then I might say that my friend has the opposite problem, meaning that he has no free time and therefore is unable to do the fun things he would like to do.

I'm not sure how to say this in Spanish. The only thing I can think of is not quite a direct translation "Para el es al contrario."
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(Es) lo contrario para él.
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Old November 27, 2015, 01:41 PM
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Yo diría algo así como:

A él le pasa lo contrario.
Lo contrario le pasa a él.
Tiene el problema contrario.

"Para él es al contrario" es entendible en un habla coloquial.

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