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colibri1

Mar 12, 2015, 10:12 PM

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how do you say someone is going blind in Spanish?

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Just what the title says...por favor



esperanza

Mar 13, 2015, 3:45 AM

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Re: [colibri1] how do you say someone is going blind in Spanish?

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The phrase is 'quedarse ciego'.

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Maesonna

Mar 13, 2015, 9:34 AM

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Re: [esperanza] how do you say someone is going blind in Spanish?

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I would have interpreted “quedarse ciego” as “to have become blind”. How would you distinguish “He is going blind [losing his sight]” from “He has gone blind”? I would equate “Se quedó ciego” with the latter but not the former.


La Isla


Mar 13, 2015, 9:36 AM

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Re: [Maesonna] how do you say someone is going blind in Spanish?

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How about se está quedando ciego?


Maesonna

Mar 13, 2015, 9:47 AM

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Re: [La Isla] how do you say someone is going blind in Spanish?

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That sounds right to me. Thanks!


La Isla


Mar 13, 2015, 10:05 AM

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Re: [Maesonna] how do you say someone is going blind in Spanish?

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You're welcome!


rvgringo

Mar 13, 2015, 10:18 AM

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Re: [La Isla] how do you say someone is going blind in Spanish?

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‘Perder vision‘ is also an option, I would think.


cbviajero

Mar 13, 2015, 11:10 AM

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Re: [colibri1] how do you say someone is going blind in Spanish?

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A more polite way to say it might be, (esta perdiendo la vista),
And a more polite way to say ciego is (invidente).


(This post was edited by cbviajero on Mar 13, 2015, 12:59 PM)


esperanza

Mar 14, 2015, 7:21 AM

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Re: [cbviajero] how do you say someone is going blind in Spanish?

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I posted the infinitive form, believing that folks who speak Spanish can conjugate what they need.

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arbon

Mar 14, 2015, 8:33 AM

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I posted the infinitive form, believing that folks who speak Spanish can conjugate what they need.


Now that I am going blind I have to be very careful when trying to conjugate with someone.
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Lilmsmaggie


Mar 17, 2015, 12:48 PM

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Re: [colibri1] how do you say someone is going blind in Spanish?

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Maybe:

Él está quedando ciego, or Ha quedado ciego.
Dwain (aka Lilmsmaggie)


zaragemca

Apr 10, 2015, 1:00 PM

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Re: [Lilmsmaggie] how do you say someone is going blind in Spanish?

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Bienvenidos a todos. La expression. 'quedarse ciego', means- (esta ciego), which denote it already happen. Going blind means a process of different levels of vision, but (not final). Depending on the Spanish Heritage the expressions would be. 1- se esta quedando ciego. 2- esta perdiendo la vista. 3- no puede ver bien. Remember, the English ( ing) in Spanish is, ( endo - ando), which is grammatically called in Spanish, 'presente continuado'. The three different expressions depending on the country, or Spanish Heritage Gerry Zaragemca
International Club of Percussionists

(This post was edited by zaragemca on Apr 10, 2015, 1:38 PM)


Angeliina1

May 12, 2015, 9:56 PM

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Re: [colibri1] how do you say someone is going blind in Spanish?

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Invidente means blind. Quedándose ciego means gong blind.

[typo fixed by TB]


(This post was edited by tonyburton on May 13, 2015, 8:01 AM)
 
 
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