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    Default Closed but not locked , knock!

    La puerta e cerrado pero no (padlocked). Knock hard and someone will come. Llamar just doesn't give the right note.Does it mean shout in a loud voice. telephone or bash the metal garden gate to pieces?
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    Toca Fuerte.

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    "Llamar" would be an OK verb to in this case, I'd say it's the ideal way, but it's not commonly used colloquialy. Usually as bob saunders said, "tocar fuerte" is used it's correct, formal and nice.

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    QUOTE=granca;805679]La puerta e cerrado pero no (padlocked). Knock hard and someone will come. Llamar just doesn't give the right note.Does it mean shout in a loud voice. telephone or bash the metal garden gate to pieces?
    Answers please.[/QUOTE]

    La puerta esta cerrada, pero no tiene candado. Favor de tocar duro y alguien llegará. Gracias.

    Actually, I would not say that.

    Just say: Favor tocar duro.

    Why tell anyone it is closed by not locked???

    HB

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hillbilly View Post
    QUOTE=granca;805679]La puerta e cerrado pero no (padlocked). Knock hard and someone will come. Llamar just doesn't give the right note.Does it mean shout in a loud voice. telephone or bash the metal garden gate to pieces?
    Answers please.
    Why tell anyone it is closed by not locked???

    HB
    Maybe it's a metaphor for the heart?

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    La puerta no está trancada; toque (fuermente) y alguien le abrirá.




    trancar.
    1. tr. Cerrar una puerta con una tranca o un cerrojo.
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