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    Default Translation needed please

    Can someone translate this phrase for me? i received it as an email, might be part of a joke

    Tanto ha dado la gota en el cemento, que se ha abierto un hoyo

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    So much the droplet hits the cement that a hole has been opened.

    I think that it's a metaphor about a small thing/fact (like a droplet) that is repeated many times and finally causes damage to a solid/strong thing (like cement).

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    Thanks alot

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    Default Re: Translation needed please

    The above phrase means:
    Both have been given the drop in cement, which has opened a hole.
    Not sure in which context this sentence has been used.

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    Hi Beth,
    I am not sure that you can use "Both" in that phrase, Tanto means "Both" but in other context, in this context Tanto means "So much".

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