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02:45 Dec 13, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: latchkey kid
term used for children who come home to empty houses because parents work

Summary of answers provided
5 +1ninos llaveroYolanda González
4Niño de la llave
Juan Pablo Solvez Beneyto



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Niño de la llave

Lo he encontrado en Español en

Juan Pablo Solvez Beneyto
Local time: 15:39
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 1202
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171 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
ninos llavero

In Madrid at least, this is how they are called.

Note added at 1771 days (2006-10-19 13:01:20 GMT)

I don't knw why the ñ was turned into a n??

Yolanda González
Local time: 15:39
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 39

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agree  Fabio Descalzi
1596 days
  -> Thanks Fabio
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