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"Hablaba el cura de las cosas más graves con giros campesinos."

this is from the book "Requiem Por un Campesino Espanol"

  • hi melissa, look at the change of title, it is easier to read this way, welcome to the forum:) nice threads:) - 00494d19 Dec 17, 2010

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Giro = word or way of speech

The idea is to use simple words with the peasantswink

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  1. turn 2.money order 3.draft 4.turn of phrase 5.industry

The point is that you have to change the definition of the words according to the situation of the sentence

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in this case you could say 'a turn of phrase' of the peasant people/campesinos

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"Giro" here is like saying "twist" or "spin" (nouns). "He said it with a rural (country) twist.", for example. That is to say, in the manner in which is would be said by a rural person.

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