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    I have two seperate sentences that I am struggling to make heads or tails of. I will be so grateful for any help.

    Scott, si tu supieras por las que estamos pasando. Dios.

    Perdoname si yo no soy una mujer liberada, asi me ensenaron.

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    Hi! This is my attempt:

    Scott, if you knew what we're going through. God.

    I'm sorry if I'm not a liberal woman, that's how I've been raised.

    I think that's pretty much what she's saying. Does it make sense to you??


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    Thank you gise1984. That makes perfect sense.

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    Why does it say "por las que..."---isn't lo usually used to refer to a general concept? What feminine plural noun is this referring to?

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    In this case it's the same, it's a way of saying it... It's a way of showing some emphasis, to say that they are going through A LOT of stuff right now... But saying "lo" or "las" it's mostly the same...


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    Thanks! Good to know.
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