揺りかごから墓場まで

English translation: from the cradle to the grave

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15:38 Jun 15, 2018
Japanese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Cinema, Film, TV, Drama
Japanese term or phrase: 揺りかごから墓場まで
Dear Proz members,

I'm unsure about how should I interpret the following sentence, taken from a cartoon.

女だったら揺りかごから墓場までウェルカム!
(When it comes to women, they're welcome from the cradle to the grave!)

Who is 揺りかごから墓場まで referring to? Is he saying that he welcomes women of every age or that he welcomed women since when he was born and will continue to do so until he dies?

Thank you very much!
Riccardo91
Italy
English translation:from the cradle to the grave
Explanation:
Unless the character speaking is especially old (or otherwise has age-related connotations) I would tend to interpret this as from ages one to one hundred, I'll take any woman I can get! Sounds like a bit of a womanizer (or possibly a cradle-snatcher) to me...
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zkaufm
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from the cradle to the grave


Explanation:
Unless the character speaking is especially old (or otherwise has age-related connotations) I would tend to interpret this as from ages one to one hundred, I'll take any woman I can get! Sounds like a bit of a womanizer (or possibly a cradle-snatcher) to me...

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