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Apenas escuchó la voz de mi prima, empezó a insultar y renegar

Discussion in 'Spanish-English Vocabulary / Vocabulario Español-Inglés' started by jchavez, Apr 2, 2007.

  1. jchavez New Member

    Peru (Spanish)
    La frase que leí decia "Apenas escuchó la voz de mi prima, empezó a insultar y renegar..."

    Obviamente, querer intentar traducirlo calcando el patron gramatical del español al ingles no seria lo mejor.. pero se me ocurre

    "Just her hearing of my cousin's voice got her insulting and grumping..."

    Any suggestions??

    Thanks
     
  2. jinti

    jinti Senior Member

    Unas ideas:

    She'd barely/hardly heard my cousin's voice when she started insulting her and grumbling....
    Just the sound of my cousin's voice was enough to set her off insulting....
     
  3. borgonyon

    borgonyon Modus Vivendi

    Shreveport, Louisiana
    Mexican Spanish
    No entiendo el título de: "Thinking in English".
    Por otra parte: As soon as she heard my cousin's voice, he/she began to insult and curse…
     
  4. K-spar Junior Member

    Boston, MA
    USA-American English
    The minute she heard my cousin's voice she bagan to insult him and curse him.
     

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