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Old August 01, 2009, 03:58 PM
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Donde dije digo digo diego???

Yo sé que no la va a traducir pero, si alguien puede ponerla en otras frases me apreciaría mucho.

Entonces cuando se usaría la expresión "Donde dije digo digo diego"

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Old August 02, 2009, 04:42 AM
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Se usa cuando quieres corregir algo que has dicho o escrito anteriormente. Por ejemplo:

El lunes es el día de descanso semanal.

Perdón, donde dije digo, digo Diego. El domingo es el día de descanso semanal.

A mí me gusta mucho esta expresión
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Old August 03, 2009, 04:19 AM
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Uso real. Como ha dicho irmamar
A - Con este aumento del 10% de las ventas nuestros beneficios disminuirán
B- Perdón? ha dicho disminuirán?
A- Lo siento, donde dije digo digo Diego. Los beneficios aumentarán.


Pero es muy usada en política, irónicamente:
Ejemplo:
Periodista: Sr Presidente, usted dijo que la crisis sólo afectaría al 5% de la población
Presidente: Yo dije que afectaría al menos al 5% de la población
Periodista (riendo): Sí, ahora donde dije digo digo Diego........

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Hehe..

Me parece una expresión muy útil..
Pero a la vez me parece casi imposible para pronunciar..

Se dice 'un trabalenguas'?
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Es para desdecirse de alo. Como se dice en inglés desdecirse de algo.
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The dictionary says desdecirse de algo means to go back on one's word, but that's not what I understood this saying to mean. To go back on one's word means you've said you'd do one thing but then did another. You, in essense, broke a promise.
I understood donde dije digo digo Diego to mean retirar lo dicho. If that's the correct meaning, the English equivalents are 'to take back what one has said' or 'to stand corrected'.
You'll also hear my bad, followed with the correction.
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I'm not sure, but this expression makes me think of somebody who is a turncoat. It would imply a purposeful change, not an innocent slip of the tongue.
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Oh, then in that case desdecirse de algo is a good equivalent.
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I think so.
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