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Mexican Slang Meaning

Spanish: No Se Le Puede Pedir Peras Al Olmo.

Type: Proverb

Literal Meaning: You can't ask an elm tree for pears.

Meaning: You can't get blood out of a turnip.

Patricio me debe mil pesos desde hace dos años. Siempre se lo pido y no me hace caso. Ese tipo nunca tiene dinero y nunca lo tendrá. Mi mamá dice: No le pidas peras al olmo. (Patricio has owed me a thousand pesos for two years now. I keep asking him for it but he ignores me. That guy never has any money and he never will. My mom says: You can’t get blood out of a turnip.)

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No Se Le Puede Pedir Peras Al Olmo. means: You can't get blood out of a turnip.
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