quien bien te quiere, te hará llorar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, [he/she] who loves you well, will make you cry. In spirit, "You've got to be cruel to be kind."

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kien ˈbien te ˈkie.ɾe te a.ˈɾa ʎo.ˈɾaɾ/

Proverb[edit]

quien bien te quiere, te hará llorar

  1. spare the rod and spoil the child