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07:18 Sep 27, 2000
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: do not lock
imperative
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Summary of answers provided
naNo lo / la tranques ---depending on genderAWatts
naSee below,
Ramón Solá
nawhat everyone's getting at is: no lo cierres con llaveMegdalina
nano cierre con llaveseagull
nasorry!Daphne Corral
naabajolaBern
naSorry, on the last one, the formal should be "no cerren" with an "e"Brent Turnipseed
nano trabeJosé Jéldrez
nano bloquee
Gonzalo Tutusaus
naNo cerres (informal), no cerra (formal), no cerren (ellos, ustedes)Brent Turnipseed


  

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13 mins
No cerres (informal), no cerra (formal), no cerren (ellos, ustedes)


Explanation:
This should help.

RT

Brent Turnipseed
PRO pts in pair: 6

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Sarah Brenchley
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14 mins
Sorry, on the last one, the formal should be "no cerren" with an "e"


Explanation:
RT

Brent Turnipseed
PRO pts in pair: 6

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Sarah Brenchley
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25 mins
no trabe


Explanation:
también puede ser, no bloquee.

José Jéldrez
Local time: 16:08
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 16
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1 hr
no bloquee


Explanation:
I would say "no bloquee". Nevertheless, depending on the text you could also use "no bloquear", as in instruction manuals.

Un saludo.

Gonzalo Tutusaus
Netherlands
Local time: 16:08
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 2176
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2 hrs
abajo


Explanation:
no cierre / cierres /cierren con llave.

laBern
Argentina
Local time: 11:08
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 159
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6 hrs
sorry!


Explanation:
Sorry! but Quijote´s translation has serious mistakes.
It´s : no cierres, no cierre, no cierren.
Nevertheless, I would use. "No cerrar"



Daphne Corral
Local time: 11:08
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 158
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8 hrs
No lo / la tranques ---depending on gender


Explanation:
Cerrar/cierro/cierras/cierre usually means "do not close" unless you say "no cierre con llave"


    Larrouse Spanish Dictionary
AWatts
Local time: 10:08
PRO pts in pair: 29
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14 hrs
See below,


Explanation:
"To lock" means "cerrar CON LLAVE", just "cerrar" means "to close" or "to close down". As for the imperative mode, there are the following forms:
"no cierres" (tú, singular, informal), "no cierre" (usted, singular, formal), "no cerréis (vosotros, plural, typical of Spain) and "no cierren" (ustedes, plural).
So you can choose among these three forms, and add "con llave".


    It's my trade (MA in Hispanic Philology)
Ramón Solá
Local time: 09:08
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 3952

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17 hrs
what everyone's getting at is: no lo cierres con llave


Explanation:
Suerte!

Megdalina
PRO pts in pair: 55
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2 days5 hrs
no cierre con llave


Explanation:
do not lock is a kind of safety instruction, not adressed to "someone" but to "everybody". You shouln't look for "gender" or other technicalities.

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