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ALGO ME DICE QUE YA NO VOLVERAS

English translation: Something is telling me that you won't return; or, Something is telling me that you won't come back

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19:19 Jul 1, 2000
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Spanish term or phrase: ALGO ME DICE QUE YA NO VOLVERAS
song
sheri
English translation:Something is telling me that you won't return; or, Something is telling me that you won't come back
Explanation:
All the proposed answers capture the meaning. If you also have the task of fitting the translation into a certain meter in the song, the two suggestions above scan.
Selected response from:

Mary Wilburn
United States
Local time: 07:01
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3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naSomething tells me you won't be coming back.
Paul García
naSomething tells me that you will not come back anymore.Telesforo Fernandez
naSomething is telling me that you won't return; or, Something is telling me that you won't come backMary Wilburn
nasomething tells me you won't be coming back
Sarah Brenchley
naI have a feeling that you won't come backJesús Paredes
nasomething tells me you won't come backRobert Anderson


  

Answers


21 mins
something tells me you won't come back


Explanation:
slight variations are possible, of course:
... you aren't coming back
...you won't return, etc., etc.,
but I think I would go with the first one.
(No need to translate the "ya no" as no longer.)


    Personal knowledge. I've "been there."
Robert Anderson
Local time: 05:01
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 229
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46 mins
I have a feeling that you won't come back


Explanation:
I can tell you won't come back

Jesús Paredes
Local time: 08:01
PRO pts in pair: 151
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9 hrs
something tells me you won't be coming back


Explanation:
similar to the first but with the future continuous tense instead.

Sarah Brenchley
Local time: 13:01
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 104
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10 hrs
Something is telling me that you won't return; or, Something is telling me that you won't come back


Explanation:
All the proposed answers capture the meaning. If you also have the task of fitting the translation into a certain meter in the song, the two suggestions above scan.

Mary Wilburn
United States
Local time: 07:01
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 40
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10 hrs
Something tells me you won't be coming back.


Explanation:
This is the equivalent, considering tone, level and meter.

Paul García
United States
Local time: 07:01
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 147
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11 hrs
Something tells me that you will not come back anymore.


Explanation:
the word " ya" here implies "any more". The rest is simple translation.

Telesforo Fernandez
Local time: 17:31
PRO pts in pair: 262
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