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Forum: A nice place for new members to say hello 3rd December 2009, 08:15 PM
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Posted By Garry Knight
Beautiful dogs. :)

Beautiful dogs. :)
Forum: A nice place for new members to say hello 2nd December 2009, 07:01 PM
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Posted By Garry Knight
Bienvenida, La Podenquera. Y ¿Por qué...

Bienvenida, La Podenquera. Y ¿Por qué "Podenquera"? Tienes podencos?
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 2nd December 2009, 06:57 PM
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Views: 81,982
Posted By Garry Knight
¡Que te sientas mucho mejora pronto!

¡Que te sientas mucho mejora pronto!
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 2nd December 2009, 12:44 AM
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Posted By Garry Knight
Creo que con eso de "vivir de gorra es como...

Creo que con eso de "vivir de gorra es como sucede" nuestro amigo camaleón quería decir "to live from the cap is how to succeed" pero, en vez de "suceder", debería decir "tener exito". No sabramos...
Forum: A nice place for new members to say hello 2nd December 2009, 12:34 AM
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Posted By Garry Knight
There, I've fixed that for you. :) Hi and welcome...

There, I've fixed that for you. :) Hi and welcome to the forums. I'm sure you'll enjoy your stay and learn a great deal. Your Spanish is already very good; just a few mistakes. And a lack of accents....
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 2nd December 2009, 12:23 AM
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Posted By Garry Knight
It might have been a error... :)

It might have been a error... :)
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 29th November 2009, 09:54 PM
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Posted By Garry Knight
I have to agree with the others. The use of "an"...

I have to agree with the others. The use of "an" with nouns beginning with 'h' is an anachronism. The only possible exception to this is the common use in the United States of "an herb", in which...
Forum: Geek's Corner 26th November 2009, 06:52 PM
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Views: 3,305
Posted By Garry Knight
A great list that will be of benefit to many...

A great list that will be of benefit to many forum members. I'd just like to point out that no. 22 on the list, Ubuntu Linux, isn't a "free app" (or application); it's a complete operating system,...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 19th November 2009, 12:11 AM
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Posted By Garry Knight
Here are some online TV sites: ...

Here are some online TV sites:

http://fomny.com/Espana-tv.php
http://wwitv.com/portal.htm?http://wwitv.com/television/index.html?http://wwitv.com/television/191.htm...
Forum: Notes from Spain Podcast Comments 17th November 2009, 02:14 AM
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Posted By Garry Knight
Um, "leave free"? Shouldn't that be "live free"?...

Um, "leave free"? Shouldn't that be "live free"? Or is that just your accent? :)
Forum: A nice place for new members to say hello 12th November 2009, 12:42 AM
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Posted By Garry Knight
Hi from another relative newcomer. Just want to...

Hi from another relative newcomer. Just want to add that your English is excellent. Just one tiny correction: we would say "travel" (singular) in this context. Other than that, it's perfect.
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 12th November 2009, 12:39 AM
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Posted By Garry Knight
No conozco los Metros de España pero los de...

No conozco los Metros de España pero los de Londres puede ser tan mal en mi opinión. Yo añadiría este consejo:

3. Lleva puesto vaqueros o pantalones con bolsillos con cremallera. No es tanto que...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 9th November 2009, 12:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,640
Posted By Garry Knight
I can think of at least one. Almost...

I can think of at least one.



Almost got it. A passion for beer, maybe?
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 8th November 2009, 07:23 PM
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Views: 66,589
Posted By Garry Knight
A Latino man who spoke no English went into an...

A Latino man who spoke no English went into an American department store to buy socks. He found his way to the Men's Wear department where a young lady offered to help him.
"Quiero calcetines" said...
Forum: Geek's Corner 6th November 2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,993
Posted By Garry Knight
Most things in KDE (and Linux in general) end up...

Most things in KDE (and Linux in general) end up in Windows and MS always seem to want to pretend that they thought of it first. Then a couple of years later, Apple make a fanfare about the same...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 6th November 2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,897
Posted By Garry Knight
You left out "drama" in the first line of the...

You left out "drama" in the first line of the Spanish translation. Also I believe it should be "el jueves" and "a las nueve" or "desde las nueve", but I'll let a native Spanish speaker correct...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 6th November 2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,459
Posted By Garry Knight
Oh, yes there was. Some of us were using the...

Oh, yes there was. Some of us were using the Internet in the 80s. The World Wide Web wasn't invented until 1991, though.
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 6th November 2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,659
Posted By Garry Knight
Yes, that's right. Although it would work to say...

Yes, that's right. Although it would work to say "¿De dónde es?" as the "él" would be understood. When you ask "Where are you (formal) from?" you would specifically say, "¿De dónde es usted?" But to...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 6th November 2009, 12:14 AM
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Views: 8,659
Posted By Garry Knight
In the first example, questions like "¿Cómo se...

In the first example, questions like "¿Cómo se llama tu hermano?" are also possible.

In the 2nd example, "¿A qué se dedica?" is the more common way of saying, "What does he do for a living?"....
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 3rd November 2009, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,146
Posted By Garry Knight
Sí, claro. Gracias, Pippa.

Sí, claro. Gracias, Pippa.
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 2nd November 2009, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,302
Posted By Garry Knight
También, "No puedo pagarlo".

También, "No puedo pagarlo".
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 2nd November 2009, 11:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,459
Posted By Garry Knight
I would start with the Spanish Embassy. They...

I would start with the Spanish Embassy. They should be able to give you the best guidance.
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 2nd November 2009, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,416
Posted By Garry Knight
I found that the best way is to remember them as...

I found that the best way is to remember them as a complete phrase rather than trying to remember how to construct each one. [Disclaimer: That doesn't mean that I always get them right, of course......
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 2nd November 2009, 11:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,453
Posted By Garry Knight
Gracias por las correcciones, Lucas. Quería decir...

Gracias por las correcciones, Lucas. Quería decir "Some years ago I was thinking of buying the Libro de Estilo" así que usé el imperfecto, pensaba. ¿Es la palabra acertada? Si quería decir "I thought...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 2nd November 2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,146
Posted By Garry Knight
A ver que dice Calcetina. A mi parecer, los dos...

A ver que dice Calcetina. A mi parecer, los dos son iguales. Pero ¿yo qué sé?

Hay otra manera de usar el futuro en cuanto a adivinar lo que pasa o lo que voy a pasar. A modo de ejemplo:

-¿Dónde...
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