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Old April 18, 2012, 06:02 AM
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Exclamation Rendir cuentas

Mi amiga es libre de hacer y deshacer, no tiene que rendir cuentas con nadie. Yo tampoco doy contiendas a nadie de lo que hago.

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Old April 18, 2012, 07:18 AM
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Mi amiga es libre de hacer y deshacer, no tiene que rendir cuentas con nadie. Yo tampoco doy contiendas a nadie de lo que hago.

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My friend is free to do as she pleases, and doesn't have to kowtow ( or bow down or modify my behavior for) to anyone. Neither do I.
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rendir cuentas = be accountable/give an accounting

no tiene que rendir cuentas con nadie =
she doesn't have to give an accounting to anybody/anyone
she doesn't have to explain herself (her actions) to anyone
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