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Old February 10, 2009, 06:24 AM
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Tal y como

I think it means all in all, or resulta que,or in the final analysis, but I'm not sure.
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Depending on the context, it can mean:
exactly
just as
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Old February 10, 2009, 09:18 AM
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Can you use tal y como the way you may use desde luego or cómo no, or claro.
I don't think so, but ...
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tal y como es = exactly like it is
tal y como se puede ver = (just) as you can see
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It's better with context. The suggestions are good.
"todo salió tal y como prometí"
All went just as I promised.
"El robo al banco salió tal y como se planificó"
The bank's robbery went just as expected.
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¿Dónde has escondido el dinero, Sos?
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Ya lo gastó. ¿No tomaste cuenta de las muchas vacaciones que tuvo?
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Vaya, me habeis descubierto....
¿Por cuanto dinero olvidaríais todo?
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Vaya, me habeis descubierto....
¿Por cuanto dinero olvidaríais todo?
No, se dice "Ahora que sepáis, tendré que mataros".
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