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Forum: Grammar September 16, 2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.

Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.
Forum: Grammar September 15, 2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By Bobbert
If I hadn't stopped and..........

Are any of my attempts below viable ways of saying:

If I hadn’t stopped and let the other car go by, I wouldn’t be in this predicament now


Si no hubiera parado y dejara que el otro...
Forum: Vocabulary September 11, 2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you Rusty and AngelicaDeAlquezar.

Thank you Rusty and AngelicaDeAlquezar.
Forum: Vocabulary September 10, 2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By Bobbert
Electric Scooter for People with Mobility Issues

What word is used in Mexico for an electric scooter that people who have mobility issues ride in? It's not an electric wheelchair; it's a type of scooter.

patinete eléctrico

motoneta eléctrica...
Forum: Grammar August 20, 2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 446
Posted By Bobbert
AngelicadeAlquezar, There is no need to be sorry....

AngelicadeAlquezar, There is no need to be sorry. I made the correction in my notebook.
Forum: Translations August 17, 2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you for your input, poli. I appreciate it....

Thank you for your input, poli. I appreciate it.

Thank you so much for your detailed explanations, suggestions, and alternatives, AngelicadeAlquezar. For me, your detailed responses are like...
Forum: Grammar August 17, 2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 446
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AngelicadeAlquezar. That clears it up...

Thank you, AngelicadeAlquezar. That clears it up for me.
Forum: Translations August 16, 2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Bobbert
To Wear

I was selling a pair of denim shorts and a shirt today and the person who wanted to buy them spoke almost no English. Everything went fine until I wanted to say:

The denim shorts have never been...
Forum: Grammar August 14, 2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 446
Posted By Bobbert
Hacerle Falta / Carecer

Our city lacks affordable housing

1. Are either of these attempts below grammatically correct?

2. Can both "Hacerle Falta" and "Carecer" be used to convey "To Lack" in this sentence?
...
Forum: Grammar July 28, 2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Rusty and AngelicaDeAlquezar. That...

Thank you, Rusty and AngelicaDeAlquezar. That clears it up for me.
Forum: Grammar July 28, 2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By Bobbert
Thanks for the explanations, Rusty. Using...

Thanks for the explanations, Rusty.

Using those explanations, am I on the right track with these sentences?

I don't want to read that book. It's not because I'm opposed to it (the book); it's...
Forum: Grammar July 27, 2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By Bobbert
The Word "It" After a Preposition

I assume the following sentences are correct since I have seen them written:

Haga clic sobre/en él (el icono) y luego resalte el texto
Click on it (the icon) and then highlight the text

Haga...
Forum: Translations July 19, 2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Rusty, for clearing up those focus...

Thank you, Rusty, for clearing up those focus areas that I pointed out.
Forum: Translations July 18, 2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Bobbert
Please Help With My Translation Attempt

I am getting lost in my attempt to translate this sentence. Would someone be so kind as to correct it for me, staying as tight to the English translation as possible.

The unforeseen storm...
Forum: Grammar July 16, 2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.

Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.
Forum: Grammar July 14, 2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you for the input, Tomisimo. I'll work...

Thank you for the input, Tomisimo. I'll work with your initial suggestions and see what sticks for me.
Forum: Grammar July 12, 2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Bobbert
What/When/How Was I Supposed to......

There are probably many ways to say the following, but are any of the ones below correct? Using "suponerse" comes to my mind first and foremost, so I would like to use a similar construction if...
Forum: Grammar July 04, 2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.

Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.
Forum: Grammar July 02, 2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By Bobbert
The Current Deadly Pathogen

The newsman was referring to the current deadly pathogen

El reportero se refería al patógeno mortífero actual

El reportero se refería al actual patógeno mortal

Are either of these correct? ...
Forum: Vocabulary June 18, 2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar and pinosilano.

Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar and pinosilano.
Forum: Vocabulary June 16, 2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By Bobbert
Highway/Roadway Guardrail

What is the word used in Mexico for a highway/roadway guardrail? Some of the dictionary entries I have found are:

Guardarraíl

Guardacarril

Barrera de Contención

Defensa Lateral
Forum: Translations June 13, 2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Rusty.

Thank you, Rusty.
Forum: Translations June 09, 2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By Bobbert
I Don't Think I Will Outlive Her

As a response to an e-mail, I was attempting to say:

No, I don't think I will outlive her. She is healthier than I am.

What I wrote was:

No, no creo que le sobreviva a ella. Ella está...
Forum: Translations June 09, 2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,305
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Tomisimo and Angelica.

Thank you, Tomisimo and Angelica.
Forum: Grammar June 06, 2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Rusty. Thank you, Tomisimo.

Thank you, Rusty. Thank you, Tomisimo.
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