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Forum: Forum Admin and News 11th November 2010, 12:14 AM
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Just read the news, will be very sad to see the...

Just read the news, will be very sad to see the end of this great forum!:(
Many thanks to Ben and Marina, all the mods, and all the forum members past and present!:thumbs-up:
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 19th October 2010, 08:30 PM
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Posted By delgado
Not sure about the catalans, but in the basque...

Not sure about the catalans, but in the basque country one of 2 things happen..... Either the bill is divided (painstakingly) equally between everyone, which normally happens between large groups of...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 18th October 2010, 04:18 PM
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Posted By delgado
I'm not sure about what accents sound vulgar in...

I'm not sure about what accents sound vulgar in spain, however the other day I met a couple, the husband was Scottish and his wife was Spanish. When she started speaking it was kind of strange...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 18th October 2010, 01:19 PM
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Posted By delgado
Yo tambien me alegro de que me hayan querido...

Yo tambien me alegro de que me hayan querido hablar en ingles y fue muy majo de su parte. No fue mi intencion criticarle a nadie, tan solo te estaba dando una razon por que algunos no hacen el...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 17th October 2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,730
Posted By delgado
Muy bien escrito lindsay! Creo que no queda...

Muy bien escrito lindsay! Creo que no queda ningun fallo, y ese almuerzo suena de cine (Muy bueno). :thumbs-up:
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 17th October 2010, 04:04 PM
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Posted By delgado
Bueno, no me referia a euskadi en concreto sino a...

Bueno, no me referia a euskadi en concreto sino a todas las zonas, galicia, asturias, catalunya, valenecia y zonas de otros paises incluso,hasta, por ejemplo, gales en el reino unido etc..
Si se...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 15th October 2010, 11:41 PM
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Posted By delgado
Hola a todos, hace mucho tiempo que no escribo...

Hola a todos, hace mucho tiempo que no escribo aqui, pero bueno, algun@s si que me suenan todavia. :)

Me parece un tema bastante interesante y la verdad, me ha llamado mucho la atencion....
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 29th May 2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By delgado
Although there's nothing wrong with your plans,...

Although there's nothing wrong with your plans, personally I would change them a bit......

DAY 9
See what you want to see in Bilbao, then drive to Elantxobe and spend the night in that area
DAY...
Forum: Learning Spanish 8th May 2010, 10:52 PM
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Posted By delgado
In this phrase you could use both forms, although...

In this phrase you could use both forms, although personally I would use the indicative, because firstly you are stating that in your opinion "las reuniones son delicadas" (in the indicative) and...
Forum: Learning Spanish 10th April 2010, 07:01 PM
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Posted By delgado
"Acting like" in the context you want would be...

"Acting like" in the context you want would be translated as "ponerse", so the phrase "why are you acting like such a .........?" would be " por que te estás poniendo así de gilipollas?" or "Por que...
Forum: Learning Spanish 1st April 2010, 07:26 PM
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Posted By delgado
"estoy pringado" - I'm covered in a sticky or...

"estoy pringado" - I'm covered in a sticky or dirty substance or to be mixed up in some ilegal activity, where as "soy un pringado"- I'm a fool (more or less)

EG. " El helado se me ha caido...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 24th March 2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By delgado
Just as a side note, and I don't think that it's...

Just as a side note, and I don't think that it's been mentioned yet, "donde" can also be more widely used to mean "where", where the "where" doesn't refer to location, but to substitute "en el/lo/la...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 20th March 2010, 08:18 PM
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Posted By delgado
And also "¡ya te digo yo!/ ¡ya te digo!" or "¡ya...

And also "¡ya te digo yo!/ ¡ya te digo!" or "¡ya me dirás a mí!"
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 19th March 2010, 10:28 PM
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Posted By delgado
Personally, on a day to day basis I just carry...

Personally, on a day to day basis I just carry around a photocopy of both, with my UK driving license in my wallet. If I'm doing something official, then uff, I take everything and copies of...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 18th March 2010, 09:17 PM
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Views: 2,980
Posted By delgado
</SPAN> Hi, here´s my attempt at...

</SPAN>


Hi, here´s my attempt at translating it for you (in blue). As you can imagine, some of it sounds a little strange when translated (I´ve tried to keep it as direct as possible), but I...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 11th March 2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By delgado
"Ir de chulo" means "act cockey" (more or less)...

"Ir de chulo" means "act cockey" (more or less) but AFIK the "por la vida" part of the phrase is really only there for emphasis, and doesn't have a direct translation in English (at least not one...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 7th March 2010, 02:29 PM
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Posted By delgado
"¿Tú, de qué vas?" is easiest explained by...

"¿Tú, de qué vas?" is easiest explained by telling you that it means the same as " ¿a qué juegas, tú? "What are you playing at?". Normally used in the context of the posted song lyrics, or, for...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 28th February 2010, 08:20 PM
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Posted By delgado
I think that Legazpi is along the right lines...

I think that Legazpi is along the right lines (although I think that you could also use the subjunctive if talking about your own marital status), AFIK you can use both, depending on what you want to...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 23rd February 2010, 08:05 PM
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Posted By delgado
I had a steak the other day that tasted like...

I had a steak the other day that tasted like ribeye (also my favourite steak when dining in the UK:thumbs-up:), although it didn't have the "eye" in the middle, and I can't for the life of me...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 15th February 2010, 04:55 PM
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Views: 5,436
Posted By delgado
Going slightly off topic, the owner of Arzak is...

Going slightly off topic, the owner of Arzak is actually a really nice guy, he does a lot in the local community here, and often offers free meals as prizes in community events....
I know a guy...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 15th February 2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,436
Posted By delgado
Looks like I'll just have to settle for Mugaritz...

Looks like I'll just have to settle for Mugaritz (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mugaritz) and Arzak (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arzak) then... :rolleyes:
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 11th February 2010, 06:18 PM
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Posted By delgado
or perhaps? " no te recogeré mañana- no voy a...

or perhaps? " no te recogeré mañana- no voy a poder recogerte mañana" if you´re talking about picking up the person and not the car. ;)

Just as a side note, I also hear "con lo cuál" (in the same...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 6th January 2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,258
Posted By delgado
:D:D:D ¡Vaya tela! Ps. Te he puesto algunas...

:D:D:D ¡Vaya tela!

Ps. Te he puesto algunas correcciones, espero que no te importe:thumbs-up:
Forum: Inspired Beginners Spanish Podcast - Comments 2nd January 2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,290
Posted By delgado
Vivo en un pueblo pequeño que se llama Kamas, en...

Vivo en un pueblo pequeño que se llama Kamas, en Utah. Está aproximadamente dieciocho millas desde una ciudad que se llama Park City. Park City es la razón por para mudarnos aquí. Hay muchas...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 2nd January 2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,426
Posted By delgado
No worries, hope this helps!

No worries, hope this helps!
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