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Spanish translation: Por favor, ¿Puedes limpiar mi acuario?

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11:51 Sep 15, 2000
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: will you please clean my aquarium
maintenance
Rob!
Spanish translation:Por favor, ¿Puedes limpiar mi acuario?
Explanation:
Clean=Limpiar
Aquarium=acuario
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Ruth Alforcea
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Summary of answers provided
navoluntad usted limpia por favor mi acuario mantenimientoAeon
na¿Podría limpiar mi pecera?
Patagonia
naPor favor, ¿Puedes limpiar mi acuario?Ruth Alforcea
na¿Podría Ud. limpiar el acuario, por favor?
Maria Karra
naPor favor, ¿puedes limpiar el acuario?Jesús Paredes


  

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5 mins
Por favor, ¿puedes limpiar el acuario?


Explanation:
In most cases, "el acuario" would be used instead of "mi acuario" since the possesive adjective is not used in Spanish when it is understood.

Jesús Paredes
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12 mins
¿Podría Ud. limpiar el acuario, por favor?


Explanation:
I prefer the use of the polite form ("usted", instead of "tu"), unless your text is very informal.

Maria Karra
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31 mins
Por favor, ¿Puedes limpiar mi acuario?


Explanation:
Clean=Limpiar
Aquarium=acuario

Ruth Alforcea
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49 mins
¿Podría limpiar mi pecera?


Explanation:
"Acuario" is often used in Spanish to refer to buildings with large pools of fish (like the Monterey Bay Acquarium). "Pecera" could function better in this case. I would avoid using "por favor" (in Spanish, extreme politeness should be avoided in this kind of context).

Good luck!
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Patagonia
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10 hrs
voluntad usted limpia por favor mi acuario mantenimiento


Explanation:
mantenimiento means maintenance, the rest of the sentence is your question.
~*~This is a funny sentence since my husband is a marine biologist who does aquarium maintenance for a living. :)

Aeon
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