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17:25 Sep 24, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: Acadu (A cadu, A cada, Acada)? tierra, su uso.
It's an idiom.
Greg Rogers
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5 +1A cadaRobert Anderson
4 +1Every land has its own costumesJesús Paredes
3To eachDrSantos


  

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A cada


Explanation:
It means something like "to each his own" or "When in Rome do as the Romans do".

Robert Anderson
Local time: 18:55
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 229

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agree  Hsing-Yi Simon
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Every land has its own costumes


Explanation:
Aparently, the right quotation is "En cada tierra, su uso". It's a quote from Don Quixote: "Señor -respondió Sancho-; en cada tierra su uso: quizá se usa aquí en el Toboso edificar en callejuelas los palacios y edificios grandes; y así suplico a vuesa merced me deje buscar por estas calles o callejuelas que se me ofrecen:"....... I also found: "En cada tierra, su uso, y en cada casa, su costumbre".


    Reference: http://www.terra.es/diadellibro/elquijote/p0000066.htm
    Reference: http://ar.geocities.com/simpsonar/refran/e.html
Jesús Paredes
Local time: 21:55
PRO pts in pair: 151

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agree  xxxOso: ¡Magnífica e interesante respuesta! ¶:^)
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To each


Explanation:
It must be a dialect/jargon/idiom, meaning either:
a) "in each country there is a custom" or:
b) "each land (soil) is good for something" - i.e. "nobody is totally bad".
It is necessary to see more of the text.


    A good trial
DrSantos
Local time: 02:55
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 50
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