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What the dilly, yo?

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06:45 Aug 1, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: What the dilly, yo?
Context: "Even though A is in demand, it is nevertheless badly rated. What the dilly, yo?"
alque
Local time: 08:50
Spanish translation:See below
Explanation:
"¿que es lo que está pasando?" "¿cómo puede ser esto?" "¿cual es la explicación de tal cosa?" "¿cómo ocurrió cosa tan inaudita?" "¿como se explica tal discrepancia?"

Just a few thoughts.

Happy translating! ;O)
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Maria
Local time: 06:50
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Gracias María por tu ayuda. No tenía idea de lo que significaba en inglés, pero en el contexto supuse que era "cómo puede ser esto". Me lo confirmaste. Gracias una vez más,
Alvaro Queiruga
alque@chasque.apc.org
Montevideo, Uruguay
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naque feno'meno yoo...!
Baruch Avidar
na¡Qué fenómeno!
Silvia Sassone
naSee below
Maria
naDilly=something remarkable; yo=an interjection, like 'hey!'Brent Turnipseed


  

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42 mins
Dilly=something remarkable; yo=an interjection, like 'hey!'


Explanation:
Dilly in this context almost sounds like its meant to express "what the hell!" But according to the definition it would have to be something outstanding.

Translation: "Ojo, que fantastico!" Or, a variation of fantastic or great, 'notable, or destacado.'

Good luck with this.


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Brent Turnipseed
PRO pts in pair: 6
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45 mins
See below


Explanation:
"¿que es lo que está pasando?" "¿cómo puede ser esto?" "¿cual es la explicación de tal cosa?" "¿cómo ocurrió cosa tan inaudita?" "¿como se explica tal discrepancia?"

Just a few thoughts.

Happy translating! ;O)

Maria
Local time: 06:50
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 1496
Grading comment
Gracias María por tu ayuda. No tenía idea de lo que significaba en inglés, pero en el contexto supuse que era "cómo puede ser esto". Me lo confirmaste. Gracias una vez más,
Alvaro Queiruga
alque@chasque.apc.org
Montevideo, Uruguay
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48 mins
¡Qué fenómeno!


Explanation:
Es una expresión positiva. ¡Qué diablos!
¡Qué va!
Suerte,
Silvia (Argentina)


    babylon
Silvia Sassone
Argentina
Local time: 13:50
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 531
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57 mins
que feno'meno yoo...!


Explanation:
"Even though A is in demand, it is nevertheless badly rated. What the dilly, yo?"

A pesar de que A esta' en demanda, a pesar de todo( no obstante) esta' mal tasado (calificado/valorado). Que feno'meno, yooo!



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Baruch Avidar
Israel
Local time: 14:50
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 298
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