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Old October 06, 2009, 07:29 AM
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it translates directly: I moved the earth and sky to meet him
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It translates even more directly as 'I moved heaven and earth to ...'.
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¿Es encontralo o encontrarlo?
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It was a typo. A pronoun can never be attached to a conjugated verb. It should be "encontrarlo".
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@Bob & Tacuba: title has been corrected.
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It was a typo. A pronoun can never be attached to a conjugated verb. It should be "encontrarlo".
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@Bob & Tacuba: title has been corrected.
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