Saturday, January 12, 2008

Ella se llama Carmen, que le da un poquito de pena.

She is called Carmen who is a little embarrassed.


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2 comments:

Ignacio said...

Very interesting!

I just learned that pena in Mexico also means vergüenza.

For the rest of the Spanish-speaking world, darle pena algo a alguien means to feel sorry about something ;-)

¡Pobre Carmen!

Ignacio
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Discovery said...

"She's called Carmen, which embarrasses her a little" would be a better translation, I think.