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Old August 12, 2009, 10:25 PM
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Question Change horses midstream

To change horses midstream
To make major changes while things are already going on, up and running, when it's more or less too late.(Big changes badly timed or too late).

Anyone know a good Spanish equivalent for this?
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Old August 13, 2009, 05:39 AM
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Yo diría algo así como:

Cambiar de parecer a medio camino.

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"cambiar sobre la marcha"
hacer algo "sobre la marcha"
Cuando comenzó el espectáculo detectamos varios problemas, tuvimos que correjirlos sobre la marcha.

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¡Me gusta esto de 'sobre la marcha' especialmente!

¡Muchas gracias!
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Sobre la marcha se usa mucho, pero no implica "major changes " It can be unimportant ones too.
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