I struggle with words

Discussion in 'Spanish-English Vocabulary / Vocabulario Español-Inglés' started by baamssy, May 19, 2018.

  1. baamssy Member

    Spanish - Spain
    ¿Cómo traduciríais "I struggle with words"? Se me ocurre "Me cuestan las palabras". ¿Se os ocurre algo que suene un poco mejor?
     
  2. not me Senior Member

    Sierra Morena, Andalucía
    English International
    Dependiendo del contexto, «Me cuesta encontrar las palabras adecuadas...»
     
  3. baamssy Member

    Spanish - Spain
    Gracias, not me. Suena mejor, pero creo que es un poco más general que eso. Amplío contexto:

    "I struggle with words. Never could express myself the way I wanted. My mind fights my mouth, and thoughts get stuck in my throat. Sometimes they stay stuck for seconds or even minutes. Some thoughts stay for years; some have stayed hidden all my life. As a child, I stuttered. What was inside I couldn't get out. I'm still not real fluent. I don't know a lot of good words".

    Pido disculpas por no haberlo incluido en mi primer mensaje.
     
  4. Coming Round

    Coming Round Senior Member

    Castellano rioplatense - Argentina
    ¿'Me trabo/bloqueo con las palabras'?
     
  5. baamssy Member

    Spanish - Spain
    Suena bien, gracias!
     
  6. Circunflejo Senior Member

    Castellano de Castilla
    No me salen las palabras.
     

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