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Spanish translation: madre soltera

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English term or phrase:single parent (mother)
Spanish translation:madre soltera
Entered by: Rick Henry
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05:09 Jan 18, 2002
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: single parent (spanish)
single parent

She might have to quit her job and raise her children as a single parent.

I made a mistake in the language, I need it in Spanish. Sorry!!!


Note: is for a woman.
Vira
una madre soltera
Explanation:
HTH

Rick
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Rick Henry
United States
Local time: 23:50
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
4 +3una madre soltera
Rick Henry
4 +1madre soltera
Andrea Bullrich


  

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
una madre soltera


Explanation:
HTH

Rick

Rick Henry
United States
Local time: 23:50
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 291
Grading comment
Thank you!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Fernando Muela
4 mins

agree  P Forgas
38 mins

agree  Felipe Castillo Ruiz
41 mins

neutral  Thierry LOTTE: ... Y porque no un padre soltero ?
1 hr
  -> Because, if you'd read the entire question, you would have noticed "Note: is for a woman."
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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
madre soltera


Explanation:
"Es posible que tenga que dejar su trabajo y criar a sus hijos sola / como madre soltera".

The only catch is that "madre soltera" in Spanish has negative connotations that "single parent" in English does not have, but I can't think of any other way to say it (and couldn't find any alternative either).

HTH
Andrea


    Reference: http://thebeehive.org/spanish/articles/lemonade.asp
Andrea Bullrich
Local time: 02:50
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 1650

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Fernando Muela
3 mins
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