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¿Las aguas convergen o el agua converge?

English translation: the waters converge

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Spanish term or phrase:Las aguas convergen
English translation:the waters converge
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16:13 Jul 4, 2008
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Spanish term or phrase: ¿Las aguas convergen o el agua converge?
¿Las aguas convergen o el agua converge? es lo que quiero saber. Would it be the water converges or the waters converge. Water is singular hence the question or is it one of these ambiguous nouns? Thank you for the help
xxxcw010
Local time: 15:58
the waters converge
Explanation:
Although, without a context, I don't know if there's a better way of saying this or not. But anyway. Good luck! :)

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Note added at 9 mins (2008-07-04 16:23:44 GMT)
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Reflection: Prosperous Way Down- [ Traducir esta página ]In some places the waters converge - for example, the many tributary streams that combine to form the Mississippi River at New Orleans. ...
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Shoot Toronto V event: Shoot Experience: photography treasure hunt- [ Traducir esta página ]G. "Where the waters converge" H. H2O I. Holy water J. "Water water everywhere but not a drop to drink." Is this the future? ANSWERS ...
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The History Around Front and Church in Toronto- [ Traducir esta página ]... as 'Meeting Place' or 'Where the waters converge,' but because those early people had no written language its true translation is highly debatable. ...
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Seatuck Cove House | The Hampton's most elegant waterfront bed and ...- [ Traducir esta página ]Where the waters converge…where the gentle flow of Moriches Bay meets Seatuck Cove, there you’ll find The Seatuck Cove House, Long Island’s most elegant ...
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Penn Publishing Ltd.- [ Traducir esta página ]... Iroquois, and Mississauga First Nations as to'ron'to, a Huron word interpreted as "meeting place" and "where the waters converge." The arrival of French ...
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The St. Lawrence Market (1), Toronto History, Victorian Market ...- [ Traducir esta página ]With that loud pop the area, which for generations had always been a good place to fish, known to them as to’ron’to (where the waters converge), ...
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Note added at 1 hr (2008-07-04 17:56:14 GMT)
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Yep...Now we have more context, and as some colleagues are commenting, it would sound much nicer as follows:
'Like waters converging and waves that caress...'
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Kate Major
Spain
Local time: 22:58
Grading comment
cheers
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
4 +17the waters converge
Kate Major


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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +17
the waters converge


Explanation:
Although, without a context, I don't know if there's a better way of saying this or not. But anyway. Good luck! :)

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Note added at 9 mins (2008-07-04 16:23:44 GMT)
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Reflection: Prosperous Way Down- [ Traducir esta página ]In some places the waters converge - for example, the many tributary streams that combine to form the Mississippi River at New Orleans. ...
4thtransition-reflection.blogspot.com/2008/05/prosperous-way-down.html - 88k - En caché - Páginas similares

Shoot Toronto V event: Shoot Experience: photography treasure hunt- [ Traducir esta página ]G. "Where the waters converge" H. H2O I. Holy water J. "Water water everywhere but not a drop to drink." Is this the future? ANSWERS ...
www.shootexperience.com/events/info/47 - 23k - En caché - Páginas similares

The History Around Front and Church in Toronto- [ Traducir esta página ]... as 'Meeting Place' or 'Where the waters converge,' but because those early people had no written language its true translation is highly debatable. ...
www.cestwhat.com/history/frontandchurch.html - 15k - En caché - Páginas similares

Seatuck Cove House | The Hampton's most elegant waterfront bed and ...- [ Traducir esta página ]Where the waters converge…where the gentle flow of Moriches Bay meets Seatuck Cove, there you’ll find The Seatuck Cove House, Long Island’s most elegant ...
www.seatuckcovehouse.com/pages/seacove_house.html - 21k - En caché - Páginas similares

Penn Publishing Ltd.- [ Traducir esta página ]... Iroquois, and Mississauga First Nations as to'ron'to, a Huron word interpreted as "meeting place" and "where the waters converge." The arrival of French ...
www.penn.co.il/City Series/Toronto/Toronto.htm - 7k - En caché - Páginas similares

The St. Lawrence Market (1), Toronto History, Victorian Market ...- [ Traducir esta página ]With that loud pop the area, which for generations had always been a good place to fish, known to them as to’ron’to (where the waters converge), ...
www.travelandtransitions.com/stories_photos/to_stories_stla... - 45k - En caché - Páginas similares


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Note added at 1 hr (2008-07-04 17:56:14 GMT)
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Yep...Now we have more context, and as some colleagues are commenting, it would sound much nicer as follows:
'Like waters converging and waves that caress...'

Kate Major
Spain
Local time: 22:58
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 52
Grading comment
cheers

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Giovanni Rengifo
2 mins
  -> Thank you Giovanni, grazie. :)

agree  Noni Gilbert: Has to be plural for convergence to be possible... Unless, as you say, you change the words altogether.
5 mins
  -> Yes, knew someone would explain this more succinctly than I would! :)

agree  Ligia Dias Costa
6 mins
  -> Gracias Ligia, obrigada. :)

agree  Henry Hinds
14 mins
  -> Thank you Henry :)

agree  Maru Villanueva
14 mins
  -> Gracias Maru :)

agree  Steven Huddleston: Plural, of course! (I often converge with myself, but I'm weird that way...)
17 mins
  -> There's a surreal start to the weekend Steve! Thanks. :)

agree  Carol Chaparro
17 mins
  -> Gracias Carol :)

agree  Egmont
44 mins
  -> Gracias AVRVM :)

agree  E. David Curiel: Yes! I would say *waters converging* in the context you gave.
59 mins
  -> Cheers David, have a good weekend :)

agree  Andres Pacheco
1 hr
  -> Muchas gracias Andres, :)

agree  Robert Mota
1 hr
  -> Muchas gracias Robert :)

agree  Mónica Sauza
1 hr
  -> Muchas gracias Monica :)

agree  Nelida Kreer
4 hrs
  -> Thank you Niki-K :)

agree  Carla_am
11 hrs
  -> Gracias Carla_am :)

agree  Marina56: ok
17 hrs
  -> Gracias Marina :)

agree  Erika Vega
1 day3 mins

agree  Cristina Morales Burgess
1 day5 hrs
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