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Old 15th May 2006, 02:30 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by kena
...I got the feeling from the podcast that using "usted" might be perceived as cold or distant, right?)
Not necessarily distant and cold, certainly formal - so perhaps slightly strange for someone who expects to be on 'tu' terms with you. They will soon put you right though and won't be offended at all. At the end of the day we all have the convenience of being foreigners and so being able to get away with not getting it perfectly right every now and again
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