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18:58 May 31, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: cumples cinco anos
to be 5 years old

Summary of answers provided
naSee the esplanation partclaudi
naYou turn five.
naYou are five years old
Clara Albornoz
naYou're five years old...Monica Ochoa



31 mins
You're five years old...

It seems to me this comes frome a letter, birthday card etc., If so, the translation would depend very much on the previous or remaining text... "Hoy cumples 5 años" = "You're five years today"; "...!!CUMPLES 5 AÑOS!!!..." "You're 5 years old"; "...mañana cumples cinco años"... "You'll be 5 tomorrow"...and so on and so forth...Good Luck!

Monica Ochoa
PRO pts in pair: 32
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1 hr
You are five years old

this is in present simple tense.
Good luck

    Collins Cobuild, Spanish Language, editon 2.000
Clara Albornoz
PRO pts in pair: 4
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2 hrs
You turn five.

Based on the tense given.....and after normalization into english, this would be the direct translation...


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PRO pts in pair: 149

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Joseph Royal: this is the most correct
1 hr

gcaddy: not for a five year old! and not in present tense
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See the esplanation part

cumples cinco años means this:
1-you have 5 years old
2-Today you turn into a five year old person
3-You have 5 yaers old until today

This are the things that "cumples cinco años" means. Well, my native lenguage is spanish. I hope this were very hopeful for you. Ell, as we say good bye in spanish , Adios. :)

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