1. saqib Member

    US - English
    Que significa remontar en este frase:

    Su historia se remonta mucho tiempo atrás, cuando en la prehistoria, nuestros ancestros pintaban animales

    Its history ________ a long time ago, when in prehistoric times, our ancestors painted animals.

    Muchas Gracias
  2. Mirlo

    Mirlo Senior Member

    Castellano, Panamá/ English-USA
    remontar in this case = goes back /date back

  3. babep Senior Member

    Catalan/Castillian/English (Mallorca, Spain/ex-10 years USA)
    Perhaps a tad too informal :)

    Its history goes a long way back, when in prehistoric times, our ancestors painted animals
  4. ezurus

    ezurus Senior Member

    Chico, CA
    USA English
    When a word is in the reflexive, it is often listed seperately that way. So if you were to look up remontarse, you would see that it means: to go back, date back. So...

    Its story dates far back in time, when our prehistoric ancestors painted animals...
  5. saqib Member

    US - English
    Gracias a todos que me ayudan.

  6. nordago Member

    spanish Colombia
    Hi saqib:
    A final comment. You should say "Gracias a todos por ayudarme".
    Hasta luego

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