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Old 04-27-2008, 03:16 PM   #1
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Anyone speak spanish?

i am trying to leave a note for a mexican worker.

i want to say leave the money here, please. thank you.



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Old 04-27-2008, 03:27 PM   #2
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Old 04-27-2008, 04:17 PM   #3
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thank u so much, that is pretty much what i found on line. found at googletranslation.

he has lived in states for many years, says no english. but sometimes i wonder. nice guy though and hard worker. very talented , has done many things for me, from painting to carpet laying. redid all the carpet on three out door landings.

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Old 04-28-2008, 02:32 PM   #4
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I would use babelfish if you need to communicate with him in the future, works the best IMO
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Old 04-28-2008, 09:06 PM   #5
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deje el dinero aquí, gracias por favor
LOL - close! This says, "leave the money here, thank you please."

You might want to say it this way:

Deje el dinero aquí, por favor. Gracias

or - Por Favor, deje el dinero aquí. Gracias
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Old 04-28-2008, 09:20 PM   #6
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How about;
Press one to speak english
Press two until you know how
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Old 04-28-2008, 09:50 PM   #7
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Old 04-28-2008, 10:15 PM   #8
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Oh so true...Michael is right, though. Babelfish (or any of the other translators) sometimes give you some very strange translations, usually involving word order. We study, study, study Spanish and we are getting better, but today I faced the challenge of making my way through the Telmex (phone company) maze to report that our internet was not working. Very challenging. Speaking the language is one thing - understanding it when other people speak it is another. We joke now that we can ask any question, but we are not likely to understand the answer........
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Old 04-30-2008, 09:54 PM   #9
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This is the right way. Por favór deje el dinero aquí,gracias.
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Old 04-30-2008, 11:36 PM   #10
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Muchas gracias, Carrito. Bienvenidos a DC!
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