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Spanish translation: nino que no llora, no mama

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08:47 Jun 23, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: the squeaky wheel gets the grease
I am looking for a Spanish expression that gets this idea. This expression, in English, is used int he context of a students complaining that "the unruly student gets the most attention".
Thanks for your cooperation,

Luis
luis latoja
Spanish translation:nino que no llora, no mama
Explanation:
Esa es la expresion idiomatica en castellano.

Suerte!

tonyrivas
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Anthony Rivas
United States
Local time: 17:30
Grading comment
I have aready accpeted another answer, and I said that all of the replies were correct. However, I have been asked to choose and answer aain, so I accepted this one. Thanks a lot for all of your replies. Pity I have to choose only one.

Luis
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Summary of answers provided
naEl mas necesitado requiere mas cuidadoLeonardo Lamarche
nanino que no llora, no mama
Anthony Rivas
na"El que no llora no mama"Martin Perazzo
nael que no llora no mama
two2tango


  

Answers


27 mins
el que no llora no mama


Explanation:
Al menos en Argentina, el bebé que llora más es el que recibe más alimento, por extensión se aproxima a tu pregunta.
Saludos!

two2tango
Argentina
Local time: 19:30
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 3502
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52 mins
"El que no llora no mama"


Explanation:
Meaning that only the babies who cry the most get the bottle... I think it fits the expression you're looking for.

Martín J. Perazzo

Martin Perazzo
Spain
Local time: 23:30
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 160
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10 hrs
nino que no llora, no mama


Explanation:
Esa es la expresion idiomatica en castellano.

Suerte!

tonyrivas

Anthony Rivas
United States
Local time: 17:30
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 46
Grading comment
I have aready accpeted another answer, and I said that all of the replies were correct. However, I have been asked to choose and answer aain, so I accepted this one. Thanks a lot for all of your replies. Pity I have to choose only one.

Luis
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1 day 9 hrs
El mas necesitado requiere mas cuidado


Explanation:
Creo que es realmente el concepto de lo que debe ser un buen maestro. Quizás hay un dicho castellano, pero no me viene a la mente. Seguro que se encuentra en Don Quijote.
Suerte. Espero sea de alguna ayuda.

Leonardo Lamarche
Local time: 18:30
PRO pts in pair: 591
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