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Forum: Vocabulary September 11, 2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
The tip of the cigar that has to be cut is...

The tip of the cigar that has to be cut is "perilla".
I'll speculate here: The only thing I can think similar to "gureto" is "gorrito" ("little cap", like this one...
Forum: Vocabulary September 08, 2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Thank you, Sancho. :rose:

Thank you, Sancho. :rose:
Forum: Vocabulary September 08, 2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Sí, Pino. Como dije, el contexto es lo que...

Sí, Pino. Como dije, el contexto es lo que decide, más la percepción de la persona a quien uno se refiere como "amigote".
Feliz domingo para ti también.
Forum: Vocabulary September 08, 2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
En México, en general, sí. "Amigotes" son...

En México, en general, sí.
"Amigotes" son personas que te llevan a hacer cosas nocivas como fumar cuando normalmente no lo haces, emborracharse, hacer escándalo, meterse en peleas, actividades...
Forum: Grammar September 07, 2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I'm not sure about what your question is, since...

I'm not sure about what your question is, since the first example is "lo" + adjective and the other is "lo" + past participle. Both constructions are so different. :thinking:
But here are some...
Forum: Grammar September 07, 2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Los que se me ocurren: - Ojalá vengas lo...

Los que se me ocurren:

- Ojalá vengas lo más pronto posible.
- No sabes lo mucho que me preocupa esta situación.
- Esto es lo poco que puedo hacer.
- Lo bueno es que no te pasó nada...
Forum: Grammar September 06, 2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 101
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Glad to be of help. :)

Glad to be of help. :)
Forum: Grammar September 05, 2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 101
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Certainly! Ask anything you need. We'll do our...

Certainly! Ask anything you need. We'll do our best to help you. :)

Some verbs like "disparar" are tricky, but you shoot a projectile to someone; you don't really shoot someone from a gun. ;)...
Forum: Grammar September 05, 2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 101
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
The direct object answers "quién" or "qué" gets...

The direct object answers "quién" or "qué" gets the action of the verb:

- Hice pasteles. → --¿Qué hiciste? --Pasteles.
- ¿Compraste pan? → --¿Qué compraste? --Pan.
- Juan vio a* María. →...
Forum: Grammar September 04, 2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 101
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
It's an indirect object, so the pronoun is "le"...

It's an indirect object, so the pronoun is "le" both for "ella" and "él". Only if it were a direct object there would be difference between "la" or "lo".
Yet, there is some "le"/"la" when there is...
Forum: Grammar September 01, 2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 46
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
No es con todas las palabras que empiezan con...

No es con todas las palabras que empiezan con a/ha; sólo cuando la a es tónica: Decimos "el agua", "el águila", "el hacha"; pero "la autoestima", "la alegría", "la antigüedad", etc. Por lo tanto,...
Forum: Vocabulary August 29, 2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Thank you, Wrholt! :rose: Thinking in...

Thank you, Wrholt! :rose:

Thinking in inches does make it easier. :)
Forum: Vocabulary August 28, 2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Thank you, Rusty! :rose: A student asked...

Thank you, Rusty! :rose:

A student asked me recently about this and I found out I'd never studied it myself. :o Apart from that, I've only found very confusing websites to learn how to read...
Forum: Vocabulary August 28, 2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I think "plumón" might be understood only in...

I think "plumón" might be understood only in Mexico. The slender kind used to be called "plumín", but I don't hear that much anymore.

"Rotulador" is the most common name in the packages, but I...
Forum: Vocabulary August 28, 2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Height

When talking about a person's height, how do conversions work?
If I want to convert 1.70 m into feet, the result is 5.57743 ft. Yet, height is usually expressed in feet and inches, and 0.577 are...
Forum: Vocabulary August 25, 2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I agree with Rusty. Instead of using the upper...

I agree with Rusty. Instead of using the upper teeth, many of us in daily speech rather use the upper lip, and the "f" becomes more a "puff" than a "proper" fricative sound.
It's definitely not...
Forum: Vocabulary August 21, 2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I agree with Rusty. Normally, this kind of...

I agree with Rusty.
Normally, this kind of pronunciation is commonly heard in less educated people all over the country, but it's mostly associated with some regional accents from the north.
Forum: Grammar August 21, 2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Tal vez te sirva este apartado del Diccionario...

Tal vez te sirva este apartado del Diccionario Panhispánico de Dudas, de la Academia Española: http://lema.rae.es/dpd/srv/search?id=Tr5x8MFOuD6DVTlDBg. El tema se trata en la sección de "sustantivos...
Forum: Vocabulary August 19, 2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
An "aficionado" is a keen follower of an activity...

An "aficionado" is a keen follower of an activity (someone who likes and knows about something like football, ballet, cooking, etc.).
It may also be a person who is not a professional of those...
Forum: Vocabulary July 30, 2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Thank you, David! Ya está entrando en mi...

Thank you, David!

Ya está entrando en mi cabecita dura. ;)
Forum: Grammar July 20, 2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I agree with Rusty. Some examples of "personal a"...

I agree with Rusty. Some examples of "personal a" may be:

- ¿No oyes ladrar a los perros?
- Llevé a mi gato al veterinario.
- Nunca hay que cargar al conejo por las orejas.
- Durante todo mi...
Forum: Grammar July 19, 2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
The preposition "a" is appropriate here, because...

The preposition "a" is appropriate here, because this is not a "personal a", but an indirect object, Bob. :)

In the sentence, the subject is "jugar", while the indirect object is "los perros".
...
Forum: Vocabulary July 19, 2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Thank you very much, for the reply, Rusty. I will...

Thank you very much, for the reply, Rusty. I will have to internalize the actual meaning and not the one my head keeps giving it. :D
Forum: Vocabulary July 18, 2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Ever so

As I understand it, the expression "ever so" is a vehement emphasis of "so". My problem is that "ever", for me, introduces an idea of a continuing or increasing emotion but that's most probably not...
Forum: Translations July 17, 2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Hi, alvaro97, welcome to the forums. We are...

Hi, alvaro97, welcome to the forums.

We are not a free translation service, but a language learning community. We can help you when our members are able to provide information or explanations on...
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