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English translation: Smoothy.

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17:28 Sep 21, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: suavecito
THIS WAS A NAME OF A SONG BY THE GROUP MALO IN THE 1970'S
BETH
English translation:Smoothy.
Explanation:
Regards.
Luis Luis
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Luis Luis
United States
Local time: 01:21
Grading comment
Thanks for the help, that is what I thought "Suavecito" meant.
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Summary of answers provided
naSee below
Baruch Avidar
naSlow dancing
George Rabel
nasoft 'n' slow.......
Gloria Nichols
nadependsRafael Arellano
naSmoothy.
Luis Luis


  

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9 mins
Smoothy.


Explanation:
Regards.
Luis Luis

Luis Luis
United States
Local time: 01:21
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 171
Grading comment
Thanks for the help, that is what I thought "Suavecito" meant.
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11 mins
depends


Explanation:
If your translation looks like this:

Performer Song
Group Malo Suavecito

leave untranslated.

Suave means soft.
Suavecito carries a sort of Latin touch. Listen to the song and you´ll get the "suavecito" feeling.
Even if I had to translate it, I´d leave it as is, and then explain.
Explain what? the "suavecito" feeling you get from the song :)

Rafael Arellano
Mexico
Local time: 01:21
PRO pts in pair: 2
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19 mins
soft 'n' slow.......


Explanation:
If this is a translation job, it would be better to leave "suavecito" untranslated.

However, "soft 'n' slow" conveys the meaning that is somewhat untranslatable; just envision undulating (but decent) hips swaying while dancing in warm breezes scented with the heady aroma of the tropics.....

Gloria Nichols
United States
Local time: 02:21
PRO pts in pair: 67
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54 mins
Slow dancing


Explanation:
"Suavecito mi vida, ven a bailar.."
Suavecito means a lot of things,,,soft, slow, whatever, but in this case it means slow dancing.


    Jorge Santana
George Rabel
Local time: 02:21
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 1608
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5 hrs
See below


Explanation:
Suavecito means literally:

Tenderly, gently, kindly, softly, delicately, smoothly, etc.

In a song it can be anything you like.

I would look for the song (on a CD or cassette cover) to se the choice of the author.

Good luck!

Baruch Avidar
Israel
Local time: 09:21
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 92
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