se coge igual

English translation: It'll work either way

16:07 Jun 8, 2011
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Media / Multimedia
Spanish term or phrase: se coge igual
Any suggestions for the translation of the "se coge igual".

Context: A man is on a roof trying to position an aerial in order to get a picture on the TV. His friend below is shouting at him to point it east to which he asks "Which way is east" followed by "se coge igual" which he says impatiently.

English translation:It'll work either way
The aeriel can go back to front it doesn't matter.
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4 +10It'll work either way

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It'll work either way

The aeriel can go back to front it doesn't matter.

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agree  Jenni Lukac (X)
2 mins
  -> Thanks Jenni.

agree  Mónica Algazi: Aunque en esta parte del mundo suena... hmmm... el original en español.
2 mins
  -> Mexico?? Yes, I know what coger means in some parts of the Hispanic world. Not in Spain though!!!!!!!!

agree  patinba: Makes sense.
2 mins
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agree  Thayenga
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agree  MedTrans&More
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agree  eski
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agree  James A. Walsh
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agree  Rachel Freeman: Absolutely
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agree  ShopForWords: Spot on!
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agree  Yvonne Gallagher
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  -> Thanks G2.
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