toda tu familia estaría en el arroyo

English translation: your whole family would be in the gutter

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Spanish term or phrase:toda tu familia estaría en el arroyo
English translation:your whole family would be in the gutter
Entered by: Barbara Cochran, MFA

16:20 Oct 17, 2019
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters / Romance Novel
Spanish term or phrase: toda tu familia estaría en el arroyo
Contexto:

—No sé lo que les pagaste a mis padres, pero solo por lo que has hecho conmigo durante todos estos años, desde que era una niña, no creo que te deba nada ¡Maldito cerdo! —los ojos de él se abrieron como platos como si no se pudiera creer que lo hablara así.
— ¡Desagradecida!, eso era solo un! anticipo hasta que te vinieras a vivir conmigo. Me lo debes todo —masculló — ¡sin mí, toda tu familia estaría en el arroyo!

Muchas Gracias,

Barbara
Barbara Cochran, MFA
United States
Local time: 01:55
your whole family would be in the gutter
Explanation:
Es una de las acepciones de arroyo según la RAE:

5. m. despect. Ambiente o situación miserable y de desamparo. Se crio en el arroyo.
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Sonia Ordóñez
Local time: 07:55
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4 +5your whole family would be in the gutter
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your whole family would be in the gutter


Explanation:
Es una de las acepciones de arroyo según la RAE:

5. m. despect. Ambiente o situación miserable y de desamparo. Se crio en el arroyo.


    Reference: http://dle.rae.es/?id=3oDokGM
    Reference: http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/in+the+gutter
Sonia Ordóñez
Local time: 07:55
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

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agree  philgoddard: It's the same idea in English. http://dictionary.reverso.net/spanish-english/arroyo
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