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Meaning of cuan largo me lo fiais

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Manuel Penichet P

cuan largo me lo fiais

It is an expression that comes from the play El Burlador de Sevilla of Tirso of Molina.Don Juan Tenorio, main character of the work, almost always repeating the expression quot; How long me lo fiais quot; which means that death and the punishment of God are very distant and that for the time being not concerned the salvation of his soul.


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Felipe Lorenzo del Río

Somewhat archaic expression and literary topic that we mean that promises, dreams, or long-term projects tend to forget easily and fade with the vagaries of fate. The expression appears in Don Quixote, the trickster of Seville and other works by authors of the golden age.


What is the meaning of cuan largo me lo fiais in the Spanish open dictionary

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