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Shrimp Proverb

Main Piece: Proverb “El camaron que se duerma se la lleva la corriente” Translation: A sleeping shrimp will be swept by the current. Background Information: Why does informant know this piece? He was constantly told that as a kid because he would procrastinate on his assignments Where did they learn this piece? From his Cuban… Continue Reading »

The Shrimp That Falls Asleep

Proverb: Camarón que se duerme se lo lleva la corriente. Phonetic Translation: ka.ma.ˈɾõŋ ˈke se ˈðwɛɾ.me se lo ˈʝe.βa la ko.ˈrjɛ̃n̪.te Translation: The shrimp that falls asleep is swept away by the current Full translation: This proverb boils down to a relatively simple message. If you don’t put in work or effort, whether in daily… Continue Reading »