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Meaning of “sin un duro”

ShirleyC1Kwiziq community member

Meaning of “sin un duro”

Hi, thanks for your help. What does “sin un duro” mean?

Shirley.

Asked 4 months ago
ClaraC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Hi Shirley, 

When the Spanish currency was in pesetas, un duro (a coin) was worth 5 pesetas.

I'm pretty certain that 'sin un duro' means to 'be broke', penniless. It is an informal way of saying that you haven't any money. 

Hope this helps

Clara:)

Meaning of “sin un duro”

Hi, thanks for your help. What does “sin un duro” mean?

Shirley.

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