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Old December 08, 2009, 04:06 AM
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Lightbulb Sentirlo en carne propia

Sentirlo en carne propia significa que es como si algo te afecta directamente. ENGLISH?
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I ususally think of "cold" as going with feeling it in my bones. Maybe something like "I've also been through it," or "I have lived through that myself."

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To be "chilled to the bone" is one thing, but here "to feel it in one's bones"
is just right, I would think.
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I thought feel it in my bones was "tener una corazonada".
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I think that "tener una corazonada" is more like "I've got a feeling or a hunch."

Where do you find all these idioms? I think we should add them all to the idiom dictionary. They are great.
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In fact, it´s idioms that I use, or I hear my mum use them.
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sentirlo en carne propia = to experience it firsthand / to experience it oneself / to get a taste of something (firsthand) / to get a feel for something (firsthand)

Fue necesario sentirlo en carne propia para entenderlo.
= He had to experience it firsthand to appreciate it.
= He had to get a taste of it himself in order to appreciate it.
= He had to experience it himself to understand it.
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