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    I am not good with subjunctive...please help with this into English. As far as context goes, I hope you can tell me if the meaning of the sentence is different depending on whether the woman saying this IS pregnant or if she IS NOT pregnant. I was told the speaker was NOT pregnant, but i cant make sence of it if she is not.

    " Quien sabe si despues El Gringo me acepte asi con bebe"

    I am confused because I do not understand is this says " the gringo accepts me" or " I accept the Gringo". Also, does despues mean "later" or "after" ? It seems this can mean many things ! Thanks, AWT

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    Who knows if afterwards El Gringo accepts me like this with a baby..

    for me this means the lady IS pregnant and hopes El Gringo will accept her with her baby
    but probably the rest of the story (context) will give a decisive answer about the situation.
    beste groeten - sincères salutations - kindest regards - atentamente - mit freundlichen Grüßen

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    Thankyou. It is the "despues" that complicats things I feel. With this it seems the meaning could be .... AFTER she BECOMES pregnant. But "asi" makes that unlikely, no?

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    who knows if the gringo will accept me with my baby... that's the translation... it means the girl does now know if the man (i suppose it is a man) will accept her now that she has a baby !!

    good luck !!

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    the context of despues is probably "after"...after he finds out...or later...when he finds out later
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