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"While there is life, there is hope."

Esta es una línea de peli se llama Theory of Everything, 2014.

"However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. While there is life, there is hope.” -Stephen Hawking (1942-2018)

"Sin embargo la vida parece mala, siempre hay un algo lo que puedes hacer y tener éxito. Mientras hay una vida, hay una esperanza."

¿La traducción es buena o no?

March 14, 2018



DEP Stephen Hawking. DESCANSA EN PAZ


"Siempre hay algo que puedes hacer" - I don't think "algo" requires an indefinite article; in this regard I think Spanish is like English, where we wouldn't say "there is always a something.'

You can drop the "lo" too because "que puedes hacer" refers back to algo; if you didn't have algo, you'd need the "lo".

I would personally drop the "una" in front of vida and esperanza, because you're not saying while there is A life there is A hope. It's correct either way but I think it's a better translation without it.

That was really really good! "Sin embargo" and "Mientras" are tricky for me. You should feel really proud of yourself.


Could you translate this for me in to Spanish :

"“Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious, and however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. It matters that you don’t just give up.”

"Professor-Stephen-Hawking" ref


Yet for language, and our connections, perhaps this would be more important to translate:

"For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals. Then something happened which unleashed the power of our imagination. We learned to talk and we learned to listen."

Could someone help me translate this into Spanish ?



“Por millones de años, los seres humanos vivieron como animales. Entonces algo sucedió que liberó el poder de nuestra imaginación. Aprendimos a hablar y aprendimos a escuchar.”


“Intenta buscarle un sentido a lo que ves y pregúntate qué hace que el universo exista. Sé curioso, y aunque la vida pueda parecer difícil, siempre hay algo que puedes hacer, y tener éxito. Lo importante es que no te rindas”.



“Aunque la vida pueda parecer mala, siempre hay algo que puedes hacer y tener éxito. Mientras haya vida, hay esperanza.” -Stephen Hawking (1942-2018)


Esa es una buena creencia, pero yo soy un cristiano y creo en Dios. No estoy seguro de si Stephen Hawking creyó en Dios. Estoy muy triste por su muerte, pero con Dios hay esperanza. Vivo en el dolor crónico que me dicen que no hay cura; sin embargo, porque creo en Dios, hay esperanza para un mañana mejor.


¡Tu traducción fue muy buena!


Then the person dies.

Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76



Yes, he did die and it is sad. I'm not sure why you were given three downward replies for posting this. I gave you a thumbs up only because I don't like the thumbs down signs unless someone posts something that really calls for it. I saw nothing wrong with your simple statement.Thanks for your post!

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