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Spanish translation: qué callada eres o estás/qué callado eres o estás

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English term or phrase:you are so quiet
Spanish translation:qué callada eres o estás/qué callado eres o estás
Entered by: xxxOso
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22:20 Jun 4, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: quiet
You are so quiet
Patty
qué callada eres o estás/qué callado eres o estás
Explanation:
callada(female)
callado (male)

eres = if the person is always quiet, like a personality trait

estás= if the person is unusually quiet that day

Greetings from: Oso :^)
Selected response from:

xxxOso
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Summary of answers provided
naQué tranquilo /callado/reservado/silencioso/ ... eres!
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
naqué callada eres o estás/qué callado eres o estásxxxOso
naeres tan callado o eres tan serio
Ruby Valdez
naTu estas tan callado (callada)Hector Vargas


  

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19 mins
Tu estas tan callado (callada)


Explanation:
Quiet meaning: silent, not speaking. (spanish: silencioso/a, callado/a.
But if the meaning is: still, not moving, the translation would be:
Tu estas tan quieto/a.
Remember gender ending o for male and a for female.


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Hector Vargas
Colombia
Local time: 23:03
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

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Bertha S. Deffenbaugh: ESTAR no es el verbo adecuado.Acá se trata de SER.
10 hrs
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33 mins
eres tan callado o eres tan serio


Explanation:
Depende de el contexto tambien puede ser "estas tan callado o estas tan serio".


    Conocimiento propio
Ruby Valdez
United States
Local time: 20:03
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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41 mins
qué callada eres o estás/qué callado eres o estás


Explanation:
callada(female)
callado (male)

eres = if the person is always quiet, like a personality trait

estás= if the person is unusually quiet that day

Greetings from: Oso :^)


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xxxOso
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Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 210
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Isabel Peralta
4 hrs
  -> Thanks! :^)

samsi
7 hrs
  -> Thanks! :^)
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10 hrs
Qué tranquilo /callado/reservado/silencioso/ ... eres!


Explanation:
QUIET can be translated into many different term.

Besides, what does "You are so quiet" mean in this case? That the person IS ALWAYS QUIET? That the person looks very QUIET AT THIS VERY MOMENT?

If we imply that the person in question is quiet NOW, AT THE MOMENT, then the translation is ESTAS MUY ...
However if we imply that the person is ALWAYS quiet, thenthe translation should be: ERES MUY... callado, tranquilo, reservado, silencioso... or

Qué callado, XXXX,.. ERES.

Regards,

BD

Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 21:03
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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