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Forum: Idioms & Sayings June 02, 2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,057
Posted By xchic
Yes, it's the same as pretty busy.

Yes, it's the same as pretty busy.
Forum: Grammar May 28, 2010, 02:21 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 17,411
Posted By xchic
It sounds to me as if the teacher simply doesn't...

It sounds to me as if the teacher simply doesn't know 'vosotros':sad:
Forum: Vocabulary May 24, 2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,313
Posted By xchic
"Home is where the heart is". To many people...

"Home is where the heart is".

To many people 'home' is their country/place of birth - many British people living in Spain (or elsewhere abroad) think of the UK as home.

I imagine the same can...
Forum: Grammar May 14, 2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,251
Posted By xchic
I would say de momento no hay...

I would say de momento no hay habitaciones......................................

Is that also OK?
Forum: Grammar May 13, 2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,251
Posted By xchic
Yes, or even right now.

Yes, or even right now.
Forum: Translations May 12, 2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,210
Posted By xchic
Thank you for your interest.

Thank you for your interest.
Forum: Vocabulary April 16, 2010, 04:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,434
Posted By xchic
Yes, in Spain we do use el parking & I suspect...

Yes, in Spain we do use el parking & I suspect it's Spanglish - or borrowed.
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques April 16, 2010, 12:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,754
Posted By xchic
I learned by rote too. Then when I thought I...

I learned by rote too.

Then when I thought I 'had it', before I went to my Spanish lesson I would have breakfast in a bar run by a Columbian friend & she would call across the bar I work - we eat...
Forum: Vocabulary April 16, 2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,198
Posted By xchic
In BrE we might also say bedsit (from bed-sitting...

In BrE we might also say bedsit (from bed-sitting room), although with these there might be a communal bathroom.
Forum: Translations April 14, 2010, 04:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,863
Posted By xchic
:D Espero que ya estás :sleeping:

:D

Espero que ya estás :sleeping:
Forum: Translations April 14, 2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,863
Posted By xchic
What's a beginninger:thinking:;)

What's a beginninger:thinking:;)
Forum: Translations April 13, 2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,863
Posted By xchic
What is your level of educational attainment?

What is your level of educational attainment?
Forum: Translations April 11, 2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,877
Posted By xchic
Hmmm. Just to throw a spanner in the works -...

Hmmm. Just to throw a spanner in the works - common law marriage doesn't necessarily mean there are any legal papers.


oops - pjt33 already said that
Forum: Idioms & Sayings April 11, 2010, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,154
Posted By xchic
If you're talking about chatting online -...

If you're talking about chatting online - username or handle.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings April 11, 2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,656
Posted By xchic
To be drunk - or to be a drunk

To be drunk - or to be a drunk
Forum: Idioms & Sayings April 10, 2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,702
Posted By xchic
Surely just good for nothing I've never...

Surely just good for nothing


I've never heard it with the double negative:thinking:
Forum: Vocabulary April 06, 2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,315
Posted By xchic
Is it yours? It looks interesting. Somebody...

Is it yours? It looks interesting.

Somebody spelt welcome wrong;)
Forum: Idioms & Sayings April 05, 2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,132
Posted By xchic
Thank you all very much:thumbsup:

Thank you all very much:thumbsup:
Forum: Idioms & Sayings April 02, 2010, 04:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,132
Posted By xchic
I actually asked him to see if he could find any...

I actually asked him to see if he could find any himself, and some Spanish ones too.

I didn't want to go to the next lesson with him empty-handed though.;)

I'm quite happy to admit when I don't...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings April 02, 2010, 03:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,132
Posted By xchic
thanks:thumbsup: My mind has gone blank on...

thanks:thumbsup:

My mind has gone blank on this - I thought of several when I was talking to a student & the sandwich one came up. I said there were lots of them & we'd talk about them in the next...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings April 01, 2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,132
Posted By xchic
A sandwich short of a picnic

It means not quite all there mentally - a bit daft, silly, stupid.

I'm looking for other similar sayings in English, and also any equivalent sayings in Spanish.

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Vocabulary April 01, 2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,051
Posted By xchic
yes:thumbsup: Also financially...

yes:thumbsup:



Also financially speaking a bear market

or a bull market

I can never remember which is which though:thinking:
Forum: Vocabulary March 31, 2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,245
Posted By xchic
Actually I think the difference is more...

Actually I think the difference is more complicated!

I always understood a billion (UK) to be a million million, but in the US I think it's a thousand million:thinking:

A trillion in the UK has...
Forum: Translations March 31, 2010, 03:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,307
Posted By xchic
Number 3 is correct. la = the for a...

Number 3 is correct.

la = the for a singular, feminine noun

licencia is a singular feminine noun

de+el becomes del in usage.
Forum: Culture March 29, 2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,860
Posted By xchic
I found that too, and I thought it was...

I found that too, and I thought it was interesting - but didn't really explain the reason for eating it.


Yours look more exciting than ours in the Valencia region! Ours are very like the picture...
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