el menor no toma y al mayor le recalco que debe saber cual es el limite

English translation: the younger brother does not drink, and told his older brother that he must know when to stop.

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Spanish term or phrase:el menor no toma y al mayor le recalco que debe saber cual es el limite
English translation:the younger brother does not drink, and told his older brother that he must know when to stop.
Entered by: Robert INGLEDEW

23:43 Feb 26, 2002
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: el menor no toma y al mayor le recalco que debe saber cual es el limite
espera con ilusion la llegada de las fiestas navideanas. pero sabe que es la epoca en que las opotunidades pere tomar alcohol aumentan que tiene imponer raglas para que sus dos hijos, de 17 y 21 anos, aprendan a tomer responsablemente.
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the younger brother does not drink, and told his older brother that he must know when to stop.
Explanation:
That is how I would put it.

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OR
the younger brother does not drink and (the father) told his older brother that he must know when to stop.
Both alternatives are possible, however, now that I thought more about the question, I believe it is the father, and not his younger brother, who is giving him advice.
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Robert INGLEDEW
Argentina
Local time: 03:46
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thank you soo much. im having lots of trouble translating a magazine article i have to read and it helped me a lot. thanks again.
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4the younger brother does not drink, and told his older brother that he must know when to stop.
Robert INGLEDEW


  

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the younger brother does not drink, and told his older brother that he must know when to stop.


Explanation:
That is how I would put it.

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Note added at 2002-02-27 00:01:34 (GMT)
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OR
the younger brother does not drink and (the father) told his older brother that he must know when to stop.
Both alternatives are possible, however, now that I thought more about the question, I believe it is the father, and not his younger brother, who is giving him advice.

Robert INGLEDEW
Argentina
Local time: 03:46
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 1940
Grading comment
thank you soo much. im having lots of trouble translating a magazine article i have to read and it helped me a lot. thanks again.
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