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Forum: Learning Spanish 10th November 2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 19
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http://buscon.rae.es/draeI/SrvltGUIVerbos?IDVERBO=...

http://buscon.rae.es/draeI/SrvltGUIVerbos?IDVERBO=6888
It is exactly the same rule as "guion" or ("Sion"). The rule is not that new, until now, it was optional to write the "tilde" depending if the...
Forum: Learning Spanish 10th November 2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,257
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
"Caer bien", not simply "caer" in the sense of to...

"Caer bien", not simply "caer" in the sense of to fall, but also similar constructions like "caer mal", is a gustar-like construction. That means that, grammatically, it behaves like "gustar".


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Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 3rd November 2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 14,074
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
"Disfrutar" is a strange, nasty verb, the...

"Disfrutar" is a strange, nasty verb, the differences of each usage are quite subtle, and I'm not sure if they are worth the trouble of understanding them.
Lets say the general rule is:...
Forum: Learning Spanish 3rd November 2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 40,840
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
In Spain, the last in a competition is sometimes...

In Spain, the last in a competition is sometimes called "Farolillo rojo", specially in cycling and specially in that famous big competition in France. I heard somewhere that it comes from the red...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 12th October 2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,772
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
Why? :confused: I'm yet to see a religion without...

Why? :confused: I'm yet to see a religion without some sort of purification ritual, it could be any... :rolleyes:
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 12th October 2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,772
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
What about Ana?, I know a Serbian girl named Ana....

What about Ana?, I know a Serbian girl named Ana.


It makes sense, all those names come directly from latin (Aemilianus, Maximilianus...) no wonder why they sound "dated", but you can bet they...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 27th September 2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 17,214
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
Angry Textbook oligopoly

Some quick links about the electricity market in Spain: (all of them in Spanish, sorry)...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 9th September 2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,323
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
http://buscon.rae.es/draeI/SrvltGUIBusUsual?TIPO_H...

http://buscon.rae.es/draeI/SrvltGUIBusUsual?TIPO_HTML=2&TIPO_BUS=3&LEMA=co%C3%B1o

American regionalisms apart, this definition shows some interesting things about the Spanish c-word:
-Used as an...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 9th September 2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 18,424
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
(1) No se que quieres decir ahí, pero "yo no se...

(1) No se que quieres decir ahí, pero "yo no se divierten" no tiene sentido,
¿tal vez "yo no me divierto"?
Mi verano está siendo muy ajetreado, incluso ahora con vacaciones.Mucho trabajo, muchas...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 20th August 2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,266
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Escribes muy bien en español :thumbs-up: Te he...

Escribes muy bien en español :thumbs-up:
Te he marcado algunas cosas como gris que no están del todo mal pero no suenan muy naturales.
Como te veo suelto con el idioma te he puesto también algún...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 19th August 2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,875
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
Ajo, recuerda que el diccionario no recoge...

Ajo, recuerda que el diccionario no recoge plurales ni otras formas derivadas: :rolleyes:
hez (http://buscon.rae.es/draeI/SrvltGUIBusUsual?TIPO_HTML=2&TIPO_BUS=3&LEMA=hez)
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 12th August 2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,220
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
I'm sorry to tell you that but: "Tener" + past...

I'm sorry to tell you that but:
"Tener" + past participle = "haber" + past participle (or almost the same)
(You didn't expect our madness to end in that ser/estar crazy thing, did you?)>:D

That...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 9th August 2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,533
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
If you want to use caer the way you do in English...

If you want to use caer the way you do in English use either "tirar" or "dejar caer".

Alse remember that this kind of se has nothing to do with the ones in the first post.
The first cases of "se"...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 3rd August 2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,977
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
Hi traveler!, I live near Santander and work...

Hi traveler!, I live near Santander and work there. I have also lived in both Gijón and Oviedo. Feel free to ask about those areas.
A quick view to www.idealista.com (http://www.idealista.com) (one...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 27th July 2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 87,284
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
Fist of all, please understand that I'm not an...

Fist of all, please understand that I'm not an expert in taxes just talking out of my experiences.
Doing the "Declaración" is obligatory for any "persona física" (You say physical person in...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 22nd July 2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 87,284
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
For "Spanish engineering license" you probably...

For "Spanish engineering license" you probably mean "colegios de ingenieros", there are different "colegios" for each engineer specialization. I lack knowlege and I have too many prejuices about them...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 20th July 2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,429
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
La escena (como lugar) para el teatro y...

La escena (como lugar) para el teatro y espectáculos, puede tener algún significado metafórico, pero lejos del inglés. Sí usamos "la escena del crimen" supongo que influidos por años de cine y series...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 19th July 2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,429
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
Perdona si me pongo un poco quisquilloso con la...

Perdona si me pongo un poco quisquilloso con la puntuación. >:D
Notas:


También puedes decir: "¿Estoy en lo correcto?" o al revés: "¿Me equivoco?"
Las palabras de una sílaba nunca llevan...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 15th July 2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,407
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
Siento no haberte respondido antes, he estado...

Siento no haberte respondido antes, he estado demasiado ocupado últimamente como para acordarme de los foros de internet :(

Bueno, el área de la energía personalmente no lo conozco, la verdad. Tal...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 7th July 2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,407
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
¡Hola!, lo primero desearte un buen traslado y...

¡Hola!, lo primero desearte un buen traslado y una buena estancia en Madrid.

Para responder bien a tu pregunta estaría bien saber si vienes a ¿trabajar?, ¿estudiar?, ¿jubilado?, supongo que no...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 1st July 2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,532
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
Be aware that this subject may be quite difficult...

Be aware that this subject may be quite difficult with heavy grammar involved, and worse of all: not everyone agrees in respect of the correct names for those verbs. In my opinion those are not...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 26th June 2010, 01:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,440
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
Well, the Spanish anthem ("Marcha Real" or...

Well, the Spanish anthem ("Marcha Real" or "Marcha Granadera) had lyrics three times in the past (as far as I know).

-During (part of) Alfonso XIII reign:
MFeeE-MbSvk

-During Primo de...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 23rd June 2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,662
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
Noche de San Juan

Tonight we celebrate "La Noche de San Juan" (St. John the Baptist Night). It's in reality some sort of summer solstice fest, but its original significance has been somewhat lost after centuries of...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 19th June 2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,537
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
Are you sure you are not mispronouncing one of...

Are you sure you are not mispronouncing one of them?

'ahí' is [a'i] in IPA terms (note the hiatus), there are no dialectal variation I'm aware of, but in quick everyday speech it may be a...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 18th June 2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,648
Posted By PobrecitoHablador
El problema es que no consigo entender lo que...

El problema es que no consigo entender lo que quieres decir con esa frase :confused:(supongo que a Julvenzor le ha pasado lo mismo que a mí). Sería un tanto atrevido por mi parte decir que es una...
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