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English to Spanish translations [PRO] Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
English term or phrase:Bamboozled
"I am always bamboozled at 2 am (Hong Kong time) how one individual can cause so much disunity in a community"
The text is a newsletter where the president of a very small owners association (10 neighbours) is complaining at the fuss that only own owner who has sued the community for almost no reason is causing to all other co-owners.
I seem to understand that people call him to his regular address in Hong Kong (the association is based on a Spanish local development) to comment on the issue, but I dont see how the other definitions I found for "bamboozle" fit in (=sweet talk/ confuse/ deceive) so...what does bamboozle actually mean?
BTW I have some experience in everyday UK English but this person in particular doesnt seem British, sounds a slight American/Irish accent (and lives in Hong Kong!)
Muchas gracias a todos. Aturdido fue la palabra que utilicé finalmente por ser la que más se adecuaba a este contexto particular, pero con esto no quiero decir que las demás no fueran igualmente correctas 4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer
Explanation: It's when you can't make any sense of something.
patyjs Mexico Local time: 21:30 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 4
Muchas gracias a todos. Aturdido fue la palabra que utilicé finalmente por ser la que más se adecuaba a este contexto particular, pero con esto no quiero decir que las demás no fueran igualmente correctas