09:20 Jun 1, 2018
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino
English term or phrase: lest
Selena has moved my temporary quarters to the prison cells... lest I forget my place.

Summary of answers provided
3 +1no sea que/por si acaso...
Sara Fairen



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no sea que/por si acaso...


Note added at 1 hr (2018-06-01 10:25:25 GMT)

o "para que no" (olvide cuál es mi lugar/mi puesto)

Note added at 1 hr (2018-06-01 10:26:52 GMT)

conjunction (formal, literary)
1. (= in order to prevent) para que no (+ subjun)
lest we forget para que no nos olvidemos ⧫ no sea que nos olvidemos
lest he catch me unprepared para que no me coja or (Latin America) agarre desprevenido
2. (= in case)
I feared lest he should fall temía que fuera a caerse
I didn’t do it lest somebody should object no lo hice por miedo a que alguien pusiera peros

Sara Fairen
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:14
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  JohnMcDove: Sí, "no sea que" creo que funciona bien. :-)
5 hrs
  -> Gracias, John :-)
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