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Forum: Translations Yesterday, 09:17 PM
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Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Lo hago con gusto, Bob. :) Y muchas gracias...

Lo hago con gusto, Bob. :)
Y muchas gracias por la invitación. Si nos es posible, estaremos encantados de saludarte. :rose:
Forum: Grammar November 08, 2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,369
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
No es ninguna molestia. :) Sí, significan...

No es ninguna molestia. :)

Sí, significan lo mismo. El pronombre de objeto directo es lo gramaticalmente correcto, pero el leísmo es común en varias regiones. En México, por ejemplo, este caso de...
Forum: Translations November 04, 2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
In these sentences it's never "he", because the...

In these sentences it's never "he", because the first subject is "20 años", so the verb must be "han".

-Han pasado casi 20 años desde que estuve (The imperfect is used when you are using an...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings November 02, 2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I see. Thank you, Rusty! :)

I see. Thank you, Rusty! :)
Forum: Culture November 02, 2019, 02:40 PM
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Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
¿Te refieres a escenas específicas? Si lo...

¿Te refieres a escenas específicas?
Si lo necesitas, puedes preguntar sobre lo que no comprendiste. :)
Forum: Idioms & Sayings November 01, 2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
That's an interesting use of the expression....

That's an interesting use of the expression. "Tener la mano larga" in Mexico means to be a thief. "To have sticky fingers", probably. (?) :)
And "tener las manos largas" is used to talk about a...
Forum: Grammar October 28, 2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Thumbs up Tiene sentido lo que dices, pero siempre usamos...

Tiene sentido lo que dices, pero siempre usamos el subjuntivo. :thinking:

Cuando dices "es importante que", estás expresando cuánto te interesa la acción de ir cada domingo al supermercado. En las...
Forum: Grammar October 28, 2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
No. Siempre es el subjuntivo. El...

No. Siempre es el subjuntivo.




El ladrón va todos los domingos al supermercado. Eso es un hecho, porque dices que la policía "lo sabe".
"Es importante que" no introduce un hecho, sino la...
Forum: Grammar October 25, 2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
No son lo mismo. Muchos hablantes confundimos las...

No son lo mismo. Muchos hablantes confundimos las dos, porque la estructura es similar, pero el hecho de que en una haya un sujeto (aunque no activo) y en la otra no, ya hace una diferencia, y la...
Forum: Grammar October 25, 2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Ésta es la voz pasiva refleja. En ambas oraciones...

Ésta es la voz pasiva refleja. En ambas oraciones hay un sujeto paciente que concuerda con el verbo, y que puede cambiar de lugar dentro de la oración.

- Se habla español. -> (El) español se...
Forum: Grammar October 24, 2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I agree with Rusty. The subject is the...

I agree with Rusty.

The subject is the thing that is pleasing and I am the (Indirect) object to whom it is pleasing. This can be seen in the part of the sentence with whom the verb agrees.
The...
Forum: Grammar October 23, 2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Un verbo reflexivo es un caso particular de un...

Un verbo reflexivo es un caso particular de un verbo pronominal. En el verbo reflexivo el sujeto realiza la acción sobre sí mismo. Los casos más comunes son los de verbos de higiene personal como...
Forum: Practice & Homework October 20, 2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Great job! Some suggestions and hints below: ...

Great job!
Some suggestions and hints below:

Let me suggest studying how the verb "gustar" is used. You may find this thread (http://forums.tomisimo.org/showthread.php?t=10261) useful. If you...
Forum: Vocabulary October 11, 2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Así es, Poli. El crecimiento urbano en la Ciudad...

Así es, Poli. El crecimiento urbano en la Ciudad de México se ha realizado tomando como modelo muchas ciudades extranjeras, no siempre para bien y, con frecuencia, sin mucha planeación a futuro....
Forum: Vocabulary October 10, 2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Había muchas colonias así hace muchos años, pero...

Había muchas colonias así hace muchos años, pero la mayoría ha cambiado (para bien o para peor), por el empobrecimiento de algunos sectores o por la gentrificación. Ya casi no quedan barrios donde la...
Forum: Vocabulary October 09, 2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Indeed. I don't know now, because Mexico City's...

Indeed. I don't know now, because Mexico City's districts have changed a lot over the years, but Clavería used to be an area of middle class and lower middle class.
Forum: Vocabulary October 09, 2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Without a context, I'd expect "barrio popular"...

Without a context, I'd expect "barrio popular" would mean a working class district, an area where the majority of people has a medium to lower income.
Forum: Grammar October 03, 2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I read more about it, and there are some verbs...

I read more about it, and there are some verbs called "verbos de influencia", which are the ones used to persuade people of acting as one wishes. Some examples are: "ordenar", "sugerir", "convencer",...
Forum: Vocabulary October 02, 2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Estoy de acuerdo. Cuando se es estudiante, se...

Estoy de acuerdo.
Cuando se es estudiante, se visita una universidad o escuela cuando uno sólo va un día o unas horas para cualquier cosa, que no sea tomar una clase formal. Por ejemplo, para...
Forum: Vocabulary September 30, 2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Oh, I didn't know this. I've only heard...

Oh, I didn't know this.
I've only heard "charlatán" used as you define the word in English, Poli.
But I just asked someone older than me, and they are quite comfortable with the word referring to...
Forum: Grammar September 29, 2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Grammatically, I agree with Pjt: The agreement...

Grammatically, I agree with Pjt: The agreement with the verb in preterite can only take a past subjunctive.

Yet, there are reasons why the "companion" of "advirtió" may be something else than...
Forum: Grammar September 24, 2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Thank you, Rusty and Poli! :rose: I was...

Thank you, Rusty and Poli! :rose:

I was taking "for" like in "for three months", and then I got tangled in my own "reasons".
Forum: Grammar September 23, 2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
During or for?

I've been asked about this and I'm confused.
In this sentence: "I'll do what I can during the time we spend together", is "during" alright or should it be "for"? :thinking:

At first it...
Forum: Grammar September 23, 2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Glad it helped. :)

Glad it helped. :)
Forum: Vocabulary September 23, 2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I agree with Rusty. "Juerte" and similar...

I agree with Rusty.
"Juerte" and similar pronunciations are more common, both in speech and writing as mockery or as a joke.
I don't think you'll hear many people talking like that to a camera,...
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