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to burn the candle at both ends

Spanish translation: tratar de abarcar demasiado, hacer de la noche día, estar en misa y repicando

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English term or phrase:to burn the candle at both ends
Spanish translation:tratar de abarcar demasiado, hacer de la noche día, estar en misa y repicando
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)
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12:40 Dec 3, 2003
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: to burn the candle at both ends
Often when teenagers burn the candle at both ends, sleep is sacrificed before other activities.
Andres Galliano
Local time: 17:19
tratar de abarcar demasiado, hacer de la noche día
Explanation:
Oxford

to burn the candle at both ends tratar de abarcar demasiado, hacer* de
la noche día;

Mike :)
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Michael Powers (PhD)
United States
Local time: 15:19
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5 +2tratar de abarcar demasiado, hacer de la noche día
Michael Powers (PhD)


  

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tratar de abarcar demasiado, hacer de la noche día


Explanation:
Oxford

to burn the candle at both ends tratar de abarcar demasiado, hacer* de
la noche día;

Mike :)

Michael Powers (PhD)
United States
Local time: 15:19
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 91

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agree  johnclaude
6 mins
  -> gracias, johnclaude - Mike :)

agree  Maria Belarra: tambien: querer estar en misa y repicando
17 mins
  -> thankn you, Maria - Mike :)
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