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17:23 Mar 20, 2007
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English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Poetry & Literature / agradecería si me ayudaran con esta frase, porque no me gusta como suena literlamente
English term or phrase: I don't wanna' spend my life jaded to......
I don't wanna' spend my life jaded
Waiting to wake up one day and find
That I've let all these years go by
Wasted
daydreamer
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Summary of answers provided
4 +4no quiero vivir/pasarme la vida hastiado
Alison Imms
4No me quiero pasar la vida desgastada/a mal traer (por el alcohol)
kironne
4no quiero pasarme la vida agotado
Maria Elena Martinez
4no deseo vivir (el resto de) mi vida desilusionada/decepcionadatrans4u
3no quiero pasar mi vida cansado/a paraSwatchka


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i don't wanna' spend my life jaded to......
no quiero pasarme la vida agotado


Explanation:
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Maria Elena Martinez
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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
i don\'t wanna\' spend my life jaded to......
no deseo vivir (el resto de) mi vida desilusionada/decepcionada


Explanation:
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trans4u
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13 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
i don't wanna' spend my life jaded to......
no quiero vivir/pasarme la vida hastiado


Explanation:
Suerte

Alison Imms
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  patricia scott: o hastiada.
1 min
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agree  MikeGarcia
2 mins
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agree  Marina56: ok
48 mins
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agree  kironne: o apático/a
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16 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
i don't wanna' spend my life jaded to......
no quiero pasar mi vida cansado/a para


Explanation:
no quiero paser mi vida cansado
para despertar un día y descubrir....

Swatchka
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12 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
i don't wanna' spend my life jaded to......
No me quiero pasar la vida desgastada/a mal traer (por el alcohol)


Explanation:



Jaded:
1 a : to wear out by overwork or abuse
http://www.m-w.com

adj.
1. Worn out; wearied: "My father's words had left me jaded and depressed" (William Styron).
http://www.yourdictionary.com

Hi guys,

I just wanted to contribute to this song's translation.

I think, given the context of Carrie Underwood's song, I'm pretty sure she's talking about "being wasted", that means, being totally drunk (or under the influence of drugs).

My interpretation is that she doesn't want to continue this kind of life, to miss out on life itself. She doesn't want to wake up one day and realize she's left all of those years go by, while she was WASTED, both ways (desperdiciándolos y estando borracha). And ergo, the comma Asker very wisely pointed out.

These are the lyrics.

Wasted

Standing at the back door she tried to make it fast
One tear hit the hardwood, it fell like broken glass
She said sometimes love slips away
And you just can’t get it back lets face it
For one split second she almost turned around
But that would be like pouring raindrops back into a cloud
So she took another step and said
I see the way out and I’m gonna take it

I don’t wanna spend my life jaded, waiting
To wake up one day and find
That I let all of these years go by wasted

Another glass of whiskey, but it still don’t kill the pain
He stumbles to the sink and pours it down the drain
He said it’s time to be a man and stop living for yesterday
Gotta face it

I don’t wanna spend my life jaded, waiting
To wake up one day and find
That I let all of these years go by wasted
I don’t wanna keep on wishing, missing
The still of the morning, the color of the night
I ain’t spending no more time wasted

She kept driving along ‘til the moon and the sun
Were floating side by side
He looked in the mirror and his eyes were clear
For the first time in a while

I don’t wanna spend my life jaded, waiting
To wake up one day and find
That I let all of these years go by wasted
I don’t wanna keep on wishing, missing
The still of the morning, the color of the night
I ain’t spending no more time wasted.



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Note added at 13 hrs (2007-03-21 06:33:30 GMT)
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OK, I found a reference that supports my theory:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wasted_(Carrie_Underwood_song)



kironne
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