a por / la condenada cocina mejor

Discussion in 'Spanish-English Vocabulary / Vocabulario Español-Inglés' started by Rose2001, Jun 5, 2009.

  1. Rose2001 Senior Member

    UK, English
    Cada día cocinaba mejor la condenada. Y qué buena estaba. Bueno, a por el rape, que olía bien, y a por el ordenador.

    Context: married couple about to have dinner.

    1. Is the first phrase a saying, or anything? I can't make sense of it. In the dictionary there is also: "clever" for "condenado" ??

    2. A por. And god, it was good. Well, over to/going to get the monkfish, which smelled lovely, and over to/going to get the computer.

    Not sure I understand this!

    Many thanks for any help. :)
  2. Txiri

    Txiri Senior Member

    USA English
    a por: "Let's get xxx!", "after xxx";

    here I think your idea of "and on to x" is great.
  3. Mirlo

    Mirlo Senior Member

    Castellano, Panamá/ English-USA
    Condenado/a: happy, fortunate, lucky.

    But also "dammed"

    In your case I think "lucky goose"


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