san se acabó / sanseacabó

Discussion in 'Spanish-English Vocabulary / Vocabulario Español-Inglés' started by pochitatexas, May 7, 2009.

  1. pochitatexas Member

    Primeramente, ¿esta jerga se escribe "¡SAN SE ACABÓ!" o "¡SANSEACABÓ!"? Y para decir en inglés me parece que sería algo como "End of deal!" ¿verdad?
  2. ringolar Senior Member

    Spanish-Spain. Gallego-Galicia (Spain)
    " ¡(Y) sanseacabó!"

    It's an old-fashioned expression used when you want to put and end to an argument. Anyway, most people understand it (maybe not young people)

    Hope it helps !
  3. runnernet Senior Member

    Madrid, Spain
    Spanish- Spain
    End of deal! Correcto
  4. rajenjo Senior Member

    I think "period!" is more idiomatic (i.e. I said you're not allowed to go! Period! / ¡He dicho que no vas, y punto/y sanseacabó!).

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