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Old September 24, 2009, 06:18 AM
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No habia que echar campanas al vuelo

Does this mean :there was no cause for a big celebration
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hey poli - i know the phrase in spanish as "echar las campanas a vuelo".

your translation is ok - like "no need to make a big deal of it.".

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No echar las campanas al vuelo means not to anticipate things. I would say.
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What would be a synonym in Spanish for "No echar las campanas al vuelo"?
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"Echar campanas al vuelo" es celebrar con júbilo. En el sentido que Robin dice, es celebrar algo antes de tiempo.
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"Echar campanas al vuelo" es celebrar con júbilo. En el sentido que Robin dice, es celebrar algo antes de tiempo.
In that sense, then I would say:

No habia que echar campanas al vuelo.
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