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10:36 Apr 10, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: mean
she is saying things she doesnt mean
Laura
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Summary of answers provided
naquerer decir
Lisa Siegel-Cruz
nadice cosas que, en realidad, no querría decirJuan Herrera
naquerer decirRosana
napensar realmenteAna Maria Wangeman
naestá hablando de más/diciendo cosas de las que se va a arrepentirlaBern
nasee belowChrsitine Langenfeld
naEsta diciendo cosas que no siente.
Agua
nadice cosas que no piensa
Carmen Hernaiz
naEsta diciendo cosas que de verdad no quería decir
Alexandro Padres Jimenez


  

Answers


8 mins
Esta diciendo cosas que de verdad no quería decir


Explanation:
is my suggestion.

The "de verdad" is needed in order to fully understand and obtain the meaning of the source sentence's meaning.

Best regards.

Alexandro Padres Jimenez
Local time: 16:24
PRO pts in pair: 208
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12 mins
see below


Explanation:
there are several possibilities: 'ella está diciendo cosas de sus íras', 'ella está diciendo cosas de sus sentimientos/emociones', 'ella no sabe lo que está diciendo', 'ella está diciendo cosas que no intenta decir', 'ella está hablando locuras'. this should give you a good variety of ideas. it depends on 'her' state of mind or emotional state.
Good Luck!


Chrsitine Langenfeld
United States
Local time: 16:24
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14 mins
Esta diciendo cosas que no siente.


Explanation:
That's only one option. "Dice cosas que no siente de verdad"/"cosas que no siente de veras".


Agua
Spain
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
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15 mins
dice cosas que no piensa


Explanation:
También puedes traducirlo como: Dice cosas sin pensar, o sin intención.
En este caso, me parece la traducción más adecuada, aunque la primera opción que te han ofrecido es también correcta.
Suerte!

Carmen Hernaiz
Spain
Local time: 22:24
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 765
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32 mins
está hablando de más/diciendo cosas de las que se va a arrepentir


Explanation:
No creo que se trate de cosas que no siente, sino de cosas que siente pero se le escapan en el momento inoportuno, o no sabe de qué forma decir para no herir. Por ejemplo, "Sorry, I didn't mean to hurt you", lo lamento, no quise lastimarte (con mis palabras).


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laBern
Argentina
Local time: 18:24
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 159
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51 mins
pensar realmente


Explanation:
esta diciendo cosas que no piensa realmente

Ana Maria Wangeman
Local time: 22:24
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58 mins
querer decir


Explanation:
For some reason, those who answered before are not limited to the word you're asking about which is "mean". Mean is "significa" or "querer decir", with the specific conjugations you may be using at different times.

Lisa Siegel-Cruz
United States
Local time: 16:24
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 13
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1 hr
dice cosas que, en realidad, no querría decir


Explanation:
Oye, Laura, esto es inglés elemental de primaria. No tengas cara para preguntar cosas así

Juan Herrera
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3 hrs
querer decir


Explanation:
...dice cosas que, en verdad, no querría decir...

Rosana
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