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Mike OToole

Jul 18, 2002, 8:29 AM

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Telenovela Dialogue

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Hi Folks;<p>Me again with my latest question. I heard this while watching 'Salomé' the other night.
'El valiente vive hasta que el cobarde quiere.'
I'm pretty sure that's what I heard, but I can only guess at it's real meaning. David, if you're out there, thanks for all your help in the past. Any ideas on this one?<p>Best regards,
Mike OToole.



DavidMTY

Jul 18, 2002, 9:38 AM

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Thanks Mike,<p>I don't recall ever knowing this one, but it sure sounds like sarcasm directed at people who are 'yellow' perhaps that have sour grapes that someone else grabs all the glory for their work.<p>Sort of the another reverse perspective on "Stand up and fight for your rights", but instead sarcastically:<p>"Wimps only have themselves to blame."<p>Just a few guesses which sound very logical. Another possibility might be "A chain is only as strong as its weakest link", but I'd put my 2¢ on the first one.<p>Best...David(MTY)<p>
: Hi Folks;<p>: Me again with my latest question. I heard this while watching 'Salomé' the other night.
: 'El valiente vive hasta que el cobarde quiere.'
: I'm pretty sure that's what I heard, but I can only guess at it's real meaning. David, if you're out there, thanks for all your help in the past. Any ideas on this one?<p>: Best regards,
: Mike OToole.<p>


Quevedo

Jul 18, 2002, 11:39 AM

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El bravucón y el cobarde

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: 'El valiente vive hasta que el cobarde quiere.'<p>A well known Spanish saying. Perhaps it can be translated as <I>The bully, braggart, behaves as so until the coward makes up his mind and fights back.</I><p>Un saludo cordial,<p>Quevedo
 
 
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