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18:50 Oct 25, 2006
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English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Poetry & Literature / agradecería si me ayudaran con esta frase, porque no me gusta como suena literlamente
English term or phrase: I made a promise never to settle
I made a promise never to settle
Why didn’t I keep it?
daydreamer
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Summary of answers provided
4 +4Prometí que nunca sentaría cabeza
Ana Paula Rodríguez, CT
4 +1prometí jamás afincarme / establecerme / quedarme en el mismo lugar
Caro Friszman
4prometí que nunca hecharía raíces/que nunca me conformaría
María Susana Hernández
3hice la promesa de nunca acomodarme
Maria Garcia


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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
i made a promise never to settle
prometí jamás afincarme / establecerme / quedarme en el mismo lugar


Explanation:
Alguanas ideas.. También "prometí no --- jamás/nunca"

Caro Friszman
Local time: 15:36
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 141

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Laura D: ...quedarme en el mismo lugar
4 hrs
  -> Muchas gracias, Laura
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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
i made a promise never to settle
Prometí que nunca sentaría cabeza


Explanation:
Necesitaría más contexto, pero creo que ésta es la idea.
Saludos =).

Ana Paula Rodríguez, CT
Argentina
Local time: 15:36
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 11

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Walter Landesman
19 mins
  -> Muchas gracias, Walter.

agree  fanifranco
47 mins
  -> Gracias, fanifranco =)

agree  Romina Berardi
47 mins
  -> ¡Gracias, Romina!

agree  Carlos González-Rivera, CT
2 days4 hrs
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11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
i made a promise never to settle
hice la promesa de nunca acomodarme


Explanation:
o de nunca asentarme, o de nunca establecerme, o incluso, si el contexto lo permite, de nunca estancarme

Maria Garcia
Local time: 20:36
Works in field
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in category: 28
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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
i made a promise never to settle
prometí que nunca hecharía raíces/que nunca me conformaría


Explanation:
Más opciones!

María Susana Hernández
Local time: 15:36
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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