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Old June 28, 2009, 11:07 AM
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Hola, " tener culo de mal asiento" aunque coloquial, se usa bastante, quiere decir que alguien, no asienta la cabeza, o que no puede estar quieto en un sitio. Sabe alguien la traduccion para ambos significados?
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...mal asiento

sounds like a person "who can't sit still".

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Old June 28, 2009, 11:40 AM
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One meanign would be that one, the other one is someone who never settles down .
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Here are some equivalents:

"To not be able to sit still"
"To not be able to stand still"
"To have ants in one's pants"
"To fuss and fidget"
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Quizas tiene almoranas jjejeje.


I don't know what does it mean. But it sound pretty vulgar.
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Quizas tiene almoranas jjejeje.


I don't know what does it mean. But it sound pretty vulgar.


Yes, it's a bit coarse, but very common in Spain.
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Old June 28, 2009, 02:06 PM
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Las almorranas (o las hemorroides) se dice hemorrhoids en inglés. We also say 'piles'.

This medical condition is painful (itchy, at least), and can certainly be a good reason to squirm in your seat.
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