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Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 4th November 2010, 03:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,960
Posted By Angelo
Perhaps it could help "En general, la...

Perhaps it could help
"En general, la duplicación del complemento indirecto es opcional, siempre y cuando aparezca pospuesto al verbo, como bien explicó Jellby. Sin embargo, en la práctica la...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 31st October 2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,827
Posted By Angelo
Estar nervioso es algo circunstancial o temporal....

Estar nervioso es algo circunstancial o temporal. Si a lo que se refieren es que la situación los lleva a ponerse nerviosos o no son siempre así, podrían usar 'estar'

Ser nervioso es algo más...
Forum: Learning Spanish 30th October 2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,041
Posted By Angelo
When you say 'all this stuff about data...

When you say 'all this stuff about data protection is all very murky', do you say that it is 'suspicious'?
Forum: Learning Spanish 28th October 2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,319
Posted By Angelo
I have never used them :p. They seem a bit...

I have never used them :p. They seem a bit arcaic.
(I don't know if they are used currently in Spain)
Forum: Learning Spanish 28th October 2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,319
Posted By Angelo
Hi Ajo, No, I meant the following form ...

Hi Ajo,
No, I meant the following form

INDICATIV
Presente
he
has
ha o hay
hemos
habéis / han
Forum: Learning Spanish 27th October 2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,319
Posted By Angelo
Hi cronos, 'hay' means both "There is" and...

Hi cronos,
'hay' means both "There is" and "There are". It is an impersonal form of verb 'haber' (to show the existence of objects, people, beings,...), so that's why it is not affected by gender or...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 26th October 2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,629
Posted By Angelo
Esperemos que otro de los miembros del foro lo...

Esperemos que otro de los miembros del foro lo aclare. Parece que sí:
la lectura
el canto
el deletreo
porque son sustantivos

No hay una única estructura para los 'verb+ing (noun)'
the...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 26th October 2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,629
Posted By Angelo
Hola duncan y xan, Actúa como un...

Hola duncan y xan,



Actúa como un sustantivo.
No, "mi deletreando" no me parece correcto.
Ahora mismo no se me ocurren ejemplos de sustantivos en español que se escriban como gerundio.
...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 22nd October 2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,500
Posted By Angelo
Oh, no (my apologizes for causing confusion! I'll...

Oh, no (my apologizes for causing confusion! I'll try to patch it :o)

I found this definition at a book:
"El modo subjuntivo se emplea para expresar acciones verbales consideradas como dudosas,...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 22nd October 2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,500
Posted By Angelo
Hi, Melani! Please, look the next two...

Hi, Melani!

Please, look the next two examples. I 'm going to compare both phrases side by side.

(I really think my nephew is guapo, so I say)
"vamos a hablar de bebés y de mi nuevo sobrino,...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 21st October 2010, 02:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,894
Posted By Angelo
I think it's a short form of "Caer en la cuenta...

I think it's a short form of "Caer en la cuenta de que".
"Oh, ahora caigo [en la cuenta de que 'correctional' es otra palabra para prisión]"
But it also can be used like 'to realize'...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 19th October 2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,894
Posted By Angelo
Oh, I fall now :D. Oh, ahora caigo (Lo entendí...

Oh, I fall now :D.
Oh, ahora caigo (Lo entendí a último momento)
My fault was in translating it. (I never would have understand it)
Mi error estuvo en traducirlo (Nunca lo hubiera entendido)

...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 19th October 2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,894
Posted By Angelo
Ouch, I forgot to changed it. Last example was...

Ouch, I forgot to changed it. Last example was "If I were you..." but finally I chose "If I had the money..." :p


Yes. As you can see, verbs in the past in Spanish, can be conjugated in eight...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 18th October 2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,894
Posted By Angelo
(you're welcome) When you describe...

(you're welcome)

When you describe traditions, present from indicative might be the most indicated because traditions are routines alike(?). They are also repeated(?) on time.

Incredible....
Forum: A nice place for new members to say hello 18th October 2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,334
Posted By Angelo
Incluso a mí me cansa a veces tener que poner los...

Incluso a mí me cansa a veces tener que poner los acentos cuando escribo en la computadora :D
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 18th October 2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,894
Posted By Angelo
Thank you for the corrections! :D On...

Thank you for the corrections!



:D On the other side, Spanish has many verbal tenses. So, I need to know how to combine the verbal tenses in English appropiately :(
. . . . I asociate it...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 16th October 2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,894
Posted By Angelo
(0) In Spanish, unlike English, we use two signs...

(0) In Spanish, unlike English, we use two signs in exclamative and interrogative sentences: an opening mark (¡/¿) and a closing one (!/?). Lately, many people use only the closing one (in chats,...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 16th October 2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,894
Posted By Angelo
Yes, I think so. I can't think of an equivalent...

Yes, I think so. I can't think of an equivalent in Spanish for I hope that I used. I can't say much more.

I do the same. :D
My English teacher use to say: Don't translate from the Spanish (she...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 16th October 2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,894
Posted By Angelo
:thumbs-up: ¡Sí, excelente! [I'm going to...

:thumbs-up: ¡Sí, excelente!

[I'm going to get off(?) the subject for a moment]
Most of spanish speakers don't speak perfectly at 100% . In general, writers, Language professors (just to say some...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 15th October 2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,894
Posted By Angelo
Los obreros construyeron el edificio ...

Los obreros construyeron el edificio
____________________. -----------
____________________.direct object

Los obreros lo construyeron ('lo' refers to the building, 'el edificio')

[ Los...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 15th October 2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,894
Posted By Angelo
[/COLOR] If my Language teacher saw this, she...

[/COLOR]
If my Language teacher saw this, she would kick me :D.
It's clearer now, thank you.

I would like to add(?) something:
one thing I remember about direct object and how to recognize...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 14th October 2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,140
Posted By Angelo
Well, I have never used/listened "olor/sabor DE...

Well, I have never used/listened "olor/sabor DE ... [something]", so it seems true.
Forum: Learning Spanish 14th October 2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,742
Posted By Angelo
Yes, it does mean soil. And it often means floor,...

Yes, it does mean soil. And it often means floor, too. But to connotate the dirtyness(?) of floor.
"No comas ese sándwich. Se cayó al suelo"
Or ground...
"Tropezó y cayó al suelo"...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 14th October 2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,894
Posted By Angelo
thanks! :thumbs-up: And when would you use...

thanks! :thumbs-up:
And when would you use "Quiero conocerle"?
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 14th October 2010, 04:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,894
Posted By Angelo
tips: (1) Yes, I know (There's no...

tips:
(1) Yes, I know (There's no 'concondancia' between "ahora" and "mismo". It is 'ahora mismo')
(2) Verb 'estar' should be used in this case, because be impressed is not a feature(?) of her, it...
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