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Forum: Learning Spanish 11th September 2010, 12:54 AM
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Posted By k374
Help please - llevar

I'm trying to say this sentence but I don't know how to construct it properly...

I want to say:

"I hope to arrive in Ecuador next year to learn more spanish"

so I tried this sentence, but...
Forum: Learning Spanish 24th March 2010, 06:51 PM
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Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 24th March 2010, 02:03 AM
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Posted By k374
The way I understand it, the indicative is used...

The way I understand it, the indicative is used when you are stating some fact because you know it for sure, the subjunctive is used when you don't know it for sure but you're hoping, or thinking, or...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 18th March 2010, 08:04 PM
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Posted By k374
oh yes, of course I was totally off on that...

oh yes, of course I was totally off on that one... te bajo la luna (verb is bajar = to lower) :)

"pull out all the stops" LOL! tough one.
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 18th March 2010, 06:03 PM
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Posted By k374
Song translation!! :)

I found this beautiful song so I thought I would give it my shot at translating it, if you can comment on any mistakes I would appreciate it :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQA7njjboLw...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 6th March 2010, 12:58 AM
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Posted By k374
what does "tu de qué vas" mean?

It's from a song by Franco de Vita, is this even Spanish? ;D
Literally I am translating this to: "you from what you go"? :confused: which is basically nonsense, so what does it mean?

song is...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 7th February 2010, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By k374
This may very well be the case, even though it is...

This may very well be the case, even though it is not required he may have added it just as a filler for the song to come out correctly...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 6th February 2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,229
Posted By k374
thanks, I asked this question because I was...

thanks, I asked this question because I was listening to this song:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmj6hu19u5A

and in it there is a sentence:
y el reloj, no se parará por ti,

and I was just...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 6th February 2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,229
Posted By k374
question about reflexive

"When will the boat arrive?"

do I need to say:
El barco, cuando llegará?

Liternal: The boat, when will it arrive

or

El barco, cuando se llegará?
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 16th January 2010, 12:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,774
Posted By k374
great thanks, so will say: voy a volver el...

great thanks, so will say:

voy a volver el día viente, necesita recogerme del hotel

I am going to return on the 20th, you need to pick me up from the hotel
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 15th January 2010, 05:04 PM
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Views: 3,774
Posted By k374
uno mas por favor! como se dice "to pick...

uno mas por favor!

como se dice "to pick up" en español? es "recoger"?

estoy volviendo [a/sobre/en??] viente, necesito recoger del hotel

"I am returning on the 20th, I need a pickup from...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 14th January 2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,774
Posted By k374
muchas gracias! :thumbs-up:

muchas gracias! :thumbs-up:
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 14th January 2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,774
Posted By k374
Request a check for a few sentences please

Can you correct this para for errors? thanks! ;D

este fin de semana voy a viajar á Cabo San Lucas. estoy llegando allí á las once y deberia llegar al hotel antes de dos. El mar es cerca de el...
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 23rd December 2009, 09:29 PM
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Views: 5,505
Posted By k374
thanks, so can I take it that "me falta...

thanks, so can I take it that "me falta practicar" does not make sense? like it is used in this video? Good to know.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efQW070AnyM
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 21st December 2009, 08:48 PM
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Views: 5,505
Posted By k374
me falta practicar

I was "told"that this translates as "I need to practice" but when I lookup faltar in the dictionary I find:


verb
lack
fail
fall short
go back on
leak
break
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 21st December 2009, 08:42 PM
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Posted By k374
muchas gracias!

muchas gracias!
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 14th December 2009, 08:16 PM
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Views: 2,575
Posted By k374
Cost of living in Madrid

What is the monthly rent range for apartments in Madrid in a decent neighborhood? Is is difficult for someone from outside the country to rent, especially without being able to prove any employment?
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 11th December 2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,623
Posted By k374
I believe "más o menos" translates to "more or...

I believe "más o menos" translates to "more or less" which has different meaning from what the OP intends to say.
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 9th December 2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,755
Posted By k374
thanks much! so is this sentence grammatically...

thanks much! so is this sentence grammatically correct and does it translate as intended?

desde tenía cinco años soñaba que un dia me compraría una casa grande
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 5th December 2009, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,755
Posted By k374
Preterit vs Imperfect

I know the basic difference is that the Preterit past is used to describe a past event that happened at a specific time (Example: I went to your house at 8pm) vs the Imperfect that is a more...
Forum: Learning Spanish 2nd September 2009, 05:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,034
Posted By k374
muchas gracias! :thumbs-up:

muchas gracias! :thumbs-up:
Forum: Learning Spanish 28th August 2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,034
Posted By k374
check this translation

I'm a beginner and tried to translate the 1st verse of this song without consulting a dictionary, just based on what words I know, and came up with some very interesting sentences :p Would appreciate...
Forum: Learning Spanish 26th June 2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,999
Posted By k374
'V' in Spanish

is it really pronounced as 'B' in english. This seems to be a source of confusion. Every spanish song I have heard "Vida" is pronounced as "Vee-dah" not "Beedah" and "Volver" is definitely...
Forum: Learning Spanish 24th June 2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,218
Posted By k374
Thanks much! How is it to live in Quito, is the...

Thanks much! How is it to live in Quito, is the public transportation efficient? How easy did you find it to assimilate into the culture and improve your spanish?

Can you also comment on the...
Forum: Learning Spanish 23rd June 2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,218
Posted By k374
Best country in Latin/Central America to learn Spanish

In your opinion which is the best country in Latin or Central America to enroll in an immersion program? I'm thinking some place where the spanish is the most neutral and universal, a country which...
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