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Old October 14, 2009, 02:15 AM
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Dejar el listón muy alto = Que el que viene detrás tiene difícil superar a esa persona.
Poner el listón muy alto= Exigir mucho
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Dejar el listón muy alto: To pull the ladder up after you?
Poner el listón muy alto: to set the bar high.
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Dejar el listón muy alto: To pull the ladder up after you?
Poner el listón muy alto: to set the bar high.
The second one is a perfect translation.
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