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00:10 Apr 3, 2002
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Spanish term or phrase: lava los platos
lava los platos
LaShanda Kee
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1wash the dishes
Thierry LOTTE
5wash up the dishes
Codrut Tudor
5wash or also very common, DO the dishes
Hardy Moreno
5wash the dishes
Catherine Navarro


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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
wash the dishes


Explanation:
none
basical

Thierry LOTTE
Local time: 11:57
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 67

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxR.J.Chadwick: Or just: "wash up" or "do the washing up"
119 days
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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
wash or also very common, DO the dishes


Explanation:
It's your turn to do the dishes.
Can I wash the dishes.

Hardy Moreno
Local time: 04:57
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 75

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Elena Vazquez Fernandez: Take a look at this http://www.proz.com/glossary/175527. We didn't translate the whole text there and she has asked each sentence again one by one.
31 mins
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57 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
wash the dishes


Explanation:
clean the dishes, wash the dishes, do the dishes

Catherine Navarro
United States
Local time: 05:57
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 24
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9 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
wash up the dishes


Explanation:
The exact translation of "lavar' with respect to the dishes is 'wash up". You use only "wash" when you refer to yourself, to pieces of clothes, etc. "Do the dishes" is more informal and is used especially in AE.

Codrut Tudor
Romania
Local time: 12:57
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian
PRO pts in pair: 23
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