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English translation: proverbs, sayings

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Spanish term or phrase:refranes
English translation:proverbs, sayings
Entered by: Pilar T. Bayle
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12:40 Jul 5, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: refranes
How do u say "refranes" in english
Jared
proverbs, sayings
Explanation:

refrán
(nm) proverb, saying;
como dice el ~, as the saying goes.


-The Collins Concise Spanish Dictionary
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Pilar T. Bayle
Local time: 14:25
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Summary of answers provided
na +4proverbs, sayingsPilar T. Bayle
na +1need more contextCarol Shaw
naneed more contextCarol Shaw


  

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3 mins peer agreement (net): +4
proverbs, sayings


Explanation:

refrán
(nm) proverb, saying;
como dice el ~, as the saying goes.


-The Collins Concise Spanish Dictionary


Pilar T. Bayle
Local time: 14:25
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 29
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Blanca Rodr�guez
6 mins

agree  Elinor Thomas: Yes ma'm! :-)
18 mins

agree  Sarah Brenchley: I agree totally
19 mins

agree  Claudia Berison
1 day 8 hrs
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12 mins peer agreement (net): +1
need more context


Explanation:
Pilar probably has given you the meaning you needed, but a "refrán" can also be a chorus in a song, a repeated chant, a slogan... Please provide more context. Thanks!

Carol Shaw
Local time: 07:25
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 59

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  flaviofbg: Yes, definitely agreed
20 mins

agree  bea0: Totalmente de acuerdo. More context, please!
54 mins

disagree  Pilar T. Bayle: es español, se le llama estribillo
1 hr
  -> ¿En cuál país? :-) (estoy realmente curiosa, favor de aclarar por email. ¡Gracias!
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15 mins
need more context


Explanation:
Pilar probably has given you the meaning you needed, but a "refrán" can also be a chorus in a song, a repeated chant, a slogan... Please provide more context. Thanks!

Carol Shaw
Local time: 07:25
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 59
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