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"pepino"

English translation: 'Not a clue'

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04:54 May 23, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: "pepino"
estudié todo pero me doy cuenta que no sé un pepino
normha
English translation:'Not a clue'
Explanation:
Luck!
Selected response from:

Ivan Sanchez
Local time: 03:07
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Summary of answers provided
na... but I don't know a word!Gabriela Tenenbaum
na'Not a clue'Ivan Sanchez
naI have no idea about thatKenji Otomo
nanothing at all
Richard Flight


  

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5 mins
nothing at all


Explanation:
"Pepino" in "no sé un pepino", "no entiendo un pepino", etc. means "nothing at all"; it sounds like the author's paraphrasing Aristotle's (I think) claim "all I know is that I know nothing. Is it perchance an Argentine author?

Richard Flight
France
Local time: 09:07
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 33
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5 mins
I have no idea about that


Explanation:
Es una expresión demasiado coloquial. Es posible que exista una correspondencia en español, pero la desconozco. Creo que la respuesta más adecuada sería la que te señalo.

¡Suerte!

Kenji Otomo
Spain
Local time: 09:07
PRO pts in pair: 59
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40 mins
'Not a clue'


Explanation:
Luck!

Ivan Sanchez
Local time: 03:07
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 168
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1 hr
... but I don't know a word!


Explanation:
"un pepino" is an argentinism for "nothing at all".

"I've studied a lot but I don't know a word of it!"


Saludos #:)

Gabriela Tenenbaum
Uruguay
Local time: 05:07
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 113
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