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23:57 Feb 20, 2006
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Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Slang
Spanish term or phrase: desubicada
Alguien que dice algo que no corresponde a la situacion...
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Summary of answers provided
4somebody who's "not with it"; somebody who's "not with the program"
Carmen Schultz
4out in left fieldRefugio
3out of place
marisa cancellaro
3clueless
swisstell


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clueless


Explanation:
:-)

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without a clue

swisstell
Italy
Local time: 01:13
Native speaker of: German
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
out in left field


Explanation:
in US English, a baseball metaphor

Refugio
Local time: 16:13
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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somebody who's "not with it"; somebody who's "not with the program"


Explanation:
my take on it ...

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in simple language (not so slang), you can say:
"disoriented" or "out of place" kind of like the equivalent of
'en la luna'

Definition
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desubicado, -a adj AmL out of place fig, disorientated Brit, disoriented Am

(from Diccionario Cambridge Klett Compact)


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estar en la Luna.
Estar en la luna (the first meaning is similar to desubicarse)
1. fr. Estar fuera de la realidad, no darse cuenta de lo que está ocurriendo.
2. fr. coloq. Estar distraído, no enterarse de lo que se está tratando.


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def . of estar en la luna from el DRAE

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desubicar.

1. tr. Situar a alguien o algo fuera de lugar. U. m. c. prnl. U. m. en América.
2. prnl. Bol., Guat. y Ven. Dicho de una persona: Perder la orientación y no saber dónde se encuentra o qué dirección tomar.



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Carmen Schultz
Local time: 18:13
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
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out of place


Explanation:
maybe...

marisa cancellaro
Local time: 20:13
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Carmen Schultz: a las 4 horas de salir el Kudoz, puse "out of place"--no hay bronca si no lo viste pero lo digo porq' NO agrega nada nuevo al foro ya que es repetido
8 days
  -> realmente no lo habia visto, solo vi tu definicion inicial que no es out of place
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