high fiving

Spanish translation: choque de manos

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23:21 Aug 13, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: high fiving
lenguaje informal
Giovanna
Spanish translation:choque de manos
Explanation:
I've seen it used a few times in English, as in the first text, but the second text uses "choque de manos".

El otro fue Glenn Burke, el mismo que con los Dodgers, en la Serie Mundial de 1977 (Yankees-4 Dodgers-2) inventara la felicitación que llaman high-five.
Burke jugó durante cuatro años en Grandes Ligas con Dodgers y Atléticos
http://www.informador.com.mx/lastest/2001/Marzo/18mar2001/18...

Fue el high five (choque de manos) más rápido del mundo", según lo definió
David Klatell, decano de la facultad. Klatell opina que "Greenspan tuvo ...
www.elperiodico.es/EDICION/ED010618/CAS/CARP01/tex011.asp

Hope it helps.
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xxxtazdog
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na +1choca esos cinco!
Gabriela Tenenbaum
nachoque de manos
xxxtazdog
naread
Camara


  

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Explanation:
Giovanna, definition of high five:
a slapping of upraised right hands by two people (as in celebration).

Con mis amigas les diría: "Dame cinco"

Espero te sirva.

Camara
United States
Local time: 08:05
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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3 hrs
choque de manos


Explanation:
I've seen it used a few times in English, as in the first text, but the second text uses "choque de manos".

El otro fue Glenn Burke, el mismo que con los Dodgers, en la Serie Mundial de 1977 (Yankees-4 Dodgers-2) inventara la felicitación que llaman high-five.
Burke jugó durante cuatro años en Grandes Ligas con Dodgers y Atléticos
http://www.informador.com.mx/lastest/2001/Marzo/18mar2001/18...

Fue el high five (choque de manos) más rápido del mundo", según lo definió
David Klatell, decano de la facultad. Klatell opina que "Greenspan tuvo ...
www.elperiodico.es/EDICION/ED010618/CAS/CARP01/tex011.asp

Hope it helps.


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xxxtazdog
Spain
Local time: 14:05
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 910
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You have been so helpful.
Thanks.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Betina Frisone: Aunque tiene razón Gabriela, al decir que los 'cinco' se refiere al número de dedos, ésta es la expresión que se usa.
4 hrs

disagree  Gabriela Tenenbaum: se refiere a dedos no a manos!
2 days 2 hrs
  -> of course there are 5 fingers, but what you hit are the palms of your hands
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6 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
choca esos cinco!


Explanation:
No tiene que ver con las manos sino con los dedos (5)!

Espero te sirva!

************************

Saludos #:)

Gabriela Tenenbaum
Uruguay
Local time: 09:05
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 373

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  mónica alfonso
1 day 6 hrs
  -> Thanks a lot!
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