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Old November 24, 2009, 06:38 PM
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significa tener a alguien loco por tí. English?
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Old November 24, 2009, 06:55 PM
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You've got them eating out of the palm of you hand.
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Old November 25, 2009, 02:59 AM
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How interesting, sometimes I think that Spanish and English have a lot in common. Thanks POLI.
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How interesting, sometimes I think that Spanish and English have a lot in common. Thanks POLI.
A huge number of these expressions are probably loan translations, i.e. one language has borrowed a metaphor from the other. It is sometimes difficult to know which way round, but it does not necessarily mean that the languages have a lot in common just because they steal each other's ideas.
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¿Hay una expresión parecida para decir '(living) hand to mouth'?
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Yes, living from hand to mouth is an expression that means just making enough money to survive and not a penny more.
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Yes, living from hand to mouth is an expression that means just making enough money to survive and not a penny more.
Ah vale ¡gracias, Sr poli!
¿Hay una expresión por esto en español también?
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