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24 Untranslatable Expressions

If languages are living beings, it would be correct to talk in plural and think of each of the existing languages in the world as a unique species […]. Therefore, each language has its own expressions that, proudly, present themsleves as untranslatable to other languages […].

Website PijamaSurf [es] lists 24 untranslatable expressions [es] to other languages with their Spanish explanation.

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  • […] Translated by Gabriela García Calderón · View original post [es] · comments (0) Share: Donate · facebook · twitter · reddit · StumbleUpon · […]

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