\"ando you medio out of white\"

English translation: broke

Spanish term or phrase:\"ando yo medio out of white\"
English translation:broke
Entered by: Lucy Nottidge

13:47 Oct 5, 2018
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters / Mexican slang/Spanglish
Spanish term or phrase: \"ando you medio out of white\"
Transcript from a focus group. Mexicans living in the U.S.
The general conversation seems to be about getting transportation to a health care facility.

The words that are in English below are in English in the original:

>> And we do y yo vengo pues, no porque me mandaron, yo vengo porque the problems I had, and I didn’t want to face them anymore. Creo que me las quitaron en hasta el punt ahorita ***ando yo medio out of white*** como dicen. I’m not that forward like I was before. Porque no vengo porque me mando juez o porque me mando un [NAME]
wendy griswold
Local time: 04:30
Could it be a literal translation of "estar sin blanca"?
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Lucy Nottidge
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:30
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1 +2broke
Lucy Nottidge



1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 1/5Answerer confidence 1/5 peer agreement (net): +2

Could it be a literal translation of "estar sin blanca"?

Lucy Nottidge
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:30
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
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with thanks!

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agree  Beatriz Ramírez de Haro: Makes sense
38 mins

agree  neilmac: ... (facepalm)...
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