Can someone translate "sube al auto, me lo prestaron ya tomate algo, quien tiene de fumar'"

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I'm translating Cafe Tacuba lyrics LOL!

You can only imagine what Babelfish told me. Something about raising a car and lending a tomato. Is this an idiom or just a grammatical matter?

Thanks!

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updated ABR 12, 2012
posted by karen3

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Get into the car, I've been lent it, ( probably meaning I've borrowed it, perhaps without consent..)

Have a drink! and who's got something to smoke? ( probably not cigarettes..)

That's more or less what it means, I'm not familiar with the lyrics, does it make sense to you in the context ?

updated ABR 12, 2012
posted by annierats
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Quien tiene de fumar? = Who has got a smoke'

updated DIC 31, 2007
posted by jacobo
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Gracias, Alba! I appreciate your help!
Karen

updated DIC 29, 2007
posted by karen3
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sube al auto, me lo prestaron ya tomate algo, quien tiene de fumar'"

sube al auto = get into the car.
ya tomate algo = drink something. tomate = verb "tomar, beber"
quien tiene de fumar= who is smoking

updated DIC 29, 2007
posted by Alba