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Although gold never rusts, it always corrupts

Discussion in 'Spanish-English Vocabulary / Vocabulario Español-Inglés' started by licmsanjurjo, Apr 28, 2010.

  1. 'Although gold never rusts, it always corrupts'

    Can the verb 'rusts' be translated as a synonym to 'corrupts' in this saying?
     
  2. godelcah Senior Member

    Monterrey, México
    Mexican Spanish
    Aunque el oro nunca se oxida, siempre corrompe
     
  3. sim0n Senior Member

    venezuela-castellano
    hola!

    pues nop...

    "a pesar que el oro nunca se oxida, siempre corrompe"

    acá rusts rima con corrupts.... sólo eso...
     
  4. marcelasofia Senior Member

    MEXICO
    Spanish
    Mi intento: "aunque el oro no se oxida, siempre corrompe"
     
  5. Thanx 2 everybody! I've thought about it, but a friend of mine, who's studying psychology, has interpreted it in a free way & this thread was to check it! :)
     

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