So much for waiting

Spanish translation: Para lo que me ha servido esperar...

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English term or phrase:So much for waiting
Spanish translation:Para lo que me ha servido esperar...
Entered by: bhowen

18:42 Jan 31, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: So much for waiting
Poetry. It's a phrase form a poem, but the rest of the words won't help much more. This phrase would be neccessary to get a translation.
Pedro Monreal Marmol
Spain
Local time: 09:40
Para lo que me ha servido esperar...
Explanation:
Es una expresion usada cuando despues de esperar mucho, no logras lo que te proponias

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bhowen
Local time: 03:40
Grading comment
He considerado la traducción que me ha ofrecido la que más se ajustaba a lo que yo buscaba, y me ha resultado la más convincente. Muchas gracias.
Pedro Monreal
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Summary of answers provided
naTanto por esperar
Gioia
naPara lo que me ha servido esperar...
bhowen
naDe nada sirvió esperar
Oso (X)
naHasta ahí no más llegó la idea de esperar...
Mauricio López Langenbach
naTodo eso por esperar
Alba Mora
naTambién por esperar/ Igualmente por esperar
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh


  

Answers


34 mins
También por esperar/ Igualmente por esperar


Explanation:
Not being able to read the rest of the poem makes the translation more difficult. I can only think of these two possible translations.

:)
BD

Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 00:40
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 743

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Oso (X)
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1 hr
Todo eso por esperar


Explanation:
suerte

Alba Mora
Local time: 04:40
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 636
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1 hr
Hasta ahí no más llegó la idea de esperar...


Explanation:
Otras opciones pueden ser: "no sacamos (en pasado) nada con esperar", "no resultó la espera", etc.
"So much for..." es una expresión que se usa para transmitir frustración por algo que quería hacerse y no resultó.



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Mauricio López Langenbach
New Zealand
Local time: 19:40
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 327
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3 hrs
De nada sirvió esperar


Explanation:
Saludos afectuosos de OSO :^)

Oso (X)
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 9863
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13 hrs
Tanto por esperar


Explanation:
It is hard to give a possible translation without a wider context. I hope this will help.

Gioia
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13 hrs
Para lo que me ha servido esperar...


Explanation:
Es una expresion usada cuando despues de esperar mucho, no logras lo que te proponias

Suerte

bhowen
Local time: 03:40
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 29
Grading comment
He considerado la traducción que me ha ofrecido la que más se ajustaba a lo que yo buscaba, y me ha resultado la más convincente. Muchas gracias.
Pedro Monreal
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