Old men are stubborn


Hannah: "Hola Marina. ¿Qué tal tu viaje a Rusia?"

Hannah: Hello Marina. How was your trip to Russia?
Marina: "¡No muy bien!"

Marina: Not so good!
Hannah: "Vaya, ¿qué pasó?"

Hannah: Oh, what happened?
Marina: "Mi padre se niega a venir a Canadá conmigo."

Marina: My father refuses to come to Canada with me.
Hannah: "Vaya, cielo. ¿Y por qué?"

Hannah: Oh dear. Why?
Marina: "Dice que todavía no está listo. Pero apenas es capaz de cuidar de sí mismo."

Marina: He says he isn't ready yet. But he is hardly able to take care of himself.
Hannah: "¿Cuántos años tiene?"

Hannah: How old is he?
Marina: "86 años."

Marina: 86 years.
Hannah: "¿No puede ir a una residencia de ancianos en Rusia?"

Hannah: Can't he go to a nursing home in Russia?
Marina: "No existen en Rusia."

Marina: No such thing in Russia.
Hannah: ¿Y ahora qué vas a hacer?

Hannah: So what are you going to do now?
Marina: "Tendría que volver a Rusia."

Marina: I might have to go back to Russia.
Hannah: "¡A tu marido no le gustaría nada!"

Hannah: Your husband won't like that!
Marina: "¡Ni a mí! Prefiero vivir en Canadá."

Marina: Neither do I! I prefer to live in Canada!


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