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03:51 Jul 6, 2007
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Idioms / Maxims / Sayings / Songs
English term or phrase: crooked mile
La traduccion que necesito es de "HE walked the crooked mile"
Damian Lopez
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1ver frase
Cecilia Gowar
4 +1la milla torcida
Patricia Baldwin


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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
la milla torcida


Explanation:
la milla torcida

Patricia Baldwin
United States
Local time: 00:17
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 12

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agree  Salloz: Claro, es la vieja rima infantil: Había un hombre torcido que andó una milla torcida; encontró un centavo torcido... etc.
9 hrs
  -> siiiiiiiii:))))) Hola y muchas gracias por tu agrí.
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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
ver frase


Explanation:
"Me ha tocado sortear dificultades".
En este caso, lo traduciría así. Obviamente, habría que tener más contexto, pero "crooked mile" se refiere generalmente a eso, aunque "crook" tiene también un significado de "deshonesto".

Cecilia Gowar
United Kingdom
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

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agree  María José Cerdá
5 hrs
  -> Gracias María José!
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Changes made by editors
Jul 6, 2007 - Changes made by Monika Jakacka Márquez:
Term askedCrooked mile » crooked mile


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