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    I live in a condo complex. Nearly the entire grounds maintenance crew is spanish speaking. My wife enjoys keeping up our flower beds and shrubs so I would like to post a sign in english and spanish reading "Please do not trim or weed" (of course, trim & weed being verbs).
    I have been to several translation websites and each comes up with its own version, confusing me even more.

    May I get the final, unequivocal translation from you folks?
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    Hi red, Spanish from where?
    Los hombres son superiores a las mujeres porque Alá les otorgó la primacia sobre ellas. Portanto, dió a los varones el doble de lo que dió a las mujeres. Los maridos que sufrieran desobediencia de sus mujeres pueden castigarlas: abandonarlas en sus lechos, e incluso golpearlas.
    No se legó al hombre mayor calamidad que la mujer."


    El Corán (libro sagrado de los musulmanes, recitado por Alá a Maomé en el siglo VI)


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    Hi Red Beard,
    No corte nuestro césped, gracias may be useful or
    Gracias por no cortar nuestro césped.

    hope it helps. Although as exx said, the words may vary depending on where the crew is from.
    Realmente, el destino del mundo depende, en primer lugar, de los estadistas y, en segundo lugar, de los intérpretes.
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    Se podría decir también,

    Favor de no cortar la grama (o césped) ni desyerbar.

    En Puerto Rico, dicen "desyerbar" cuando se refieren a "weeding."
    Me gusta la forma cortés en que Sandra T dijo, Gracias por no...

    Suena muy amable, ¿no?

    Saludos.


    Ámbar

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    Since the sign is referring to "flower beds and shrubs", not grass, I would say:

    Favor de no recortar las flores y los arbustos ni desyerbar.

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