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Forum: Grammar August 08, 2019, 02:43 AM
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Posted By Aprendo
Thanks. :thumbsup:

Thanks. :thumbsup:
Forum: Grammar July 17, 2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Aprendo
Thanks, AleC. I'll have to focus on using...

Thanks, AleC.

I'll have to focus on using these 2 terms correctly.

Cheers.
Forum: Grammar July 14, 2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Aprendo
Tardar vs. Durar

At times they seem to refer to the same meaning in "time it takes to do or complete" an action.

Can someone clarify to specific differences and/or nuances?


Thanks.
Forum: Culture May 26, 2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,843
Posted By Aprendo
Lo leí. Gracias, Poli.

Lo leí.

Gracias, Poli.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings May 11, 2019, 03:01 AM
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Views: 607
Posted By Aprendo
:thumbsup: Thanks, Ale and J Pablo.

:thumbsup:

Thanks, Ale and J Pablo.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings May 09, 2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Aprendo
To be burned out

I had a Spanish lesson yesterday. My teacher is a native speaker from Argentina.

The topic of burning out - as in to burn out on a job came up and she did know of a Spanish idiom or equivalent.
...
Forum: Grammar May 06, 2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Aprendo
Thanks you, AleC. I'll be focusing and using...

Thanks you, AleC.

I'll be focusing and using the Present Perfect Subjunctive now (in my long journey in Espanol).

Thank you!
Forum: Grammar May 06, 2019, 02:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Aprendo
How common is Present Perfect Subjunctive use?

Quick question on the spoken usage of the Present Perfect Subjunctive.

Is it commonly used in spoken language / communication?

Moreso in writing?

Used more or less in Spain vs. Latin...
Forum: Grammar April 21, 2019, 03:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By Aprendo
Thanks for all of the responses.

Thanks for all of the responses.
Forum: Grammar April 17, 2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By Aprendo
Thanks much. I missed it then at 9:16. ...

Thanks much.

I missed it then at 9:16. Perhaps it's b/c he's talking in espanol although I usually understand almost 98% of what he says.
Forum: Grammar April 17, 2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By Aprendo
Thanks for the response Angelica - and I already...

Thanks for the response Angelica - and I already regret starting this thread b/c I think it's too esoteric. But I did....so.

Here is "Espanol Con Juan" Youtube channel description:

"El...
Forum: Grammar April 16, 2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By Aprendo
Thanks for the response holt. I'm aware of...

Thanks for the response holt.

I'm aware of the general rule but I was watching "Espanol con Juan" on YT and he noted an exception.

Perhaps I shouldn't focus on these things.
Forum: Grammar April 13, 2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By Aprendo
Me parece que + indicative vs. subjunctive

I used youtube and the instruction wasn't there and I tried the search function on this forum.

(I should know this rule by know but I'm asking):


When and why does

Me parece que +...
Forum: Translations December 04, 2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,200
Posted By Aprendo
Rusty, gracias. Angelica, gracias. Todo...

Rusty, gracias.

Angelica, gracias.

Todo es claro, ahora. Cada día aprendo más.
Forum: Translations December 03, 2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,200
Posted By Aprendo
Me canso ganso

The new President of Mexico said this (AMLO) but it's difficult for me to understand this idiom.

If anyone can explain, gracias.


“Me canso ganso dijo un zancudo cuando volar no pudo una pata...
Forum: Grammar November 19, 2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By Aprendo
So, "que" should be omitted. Thank you. My...

So, "que" should be omitted. Thank you. My Spanish teacher missed that or perhaps it's colloquial where she's from. She's not an officially trained teacher.

Thanks rusty. I will save the...
Forum: Grammar November 14, 2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By Aprendo
Grammar question: why present subj?

Yes, my grammar still sucks.

Today I had a lesson from a native speaker (Venezuela). I didn't have time to ask her,

Why is this sentence using the present subjunctive?


El gobierno no...
Forum: Grammar November 07, 2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By Aprendo
Cheers, Rusty. Yes, I see infinitives...

Cheers, Rusty.

Yes, I see infinitives everywhere en español.

Just the two infinitive with 'ser' in between make me curious.

Thanks again.
Forum: Grammar November 05, 2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By Aprendo
Viajar es trabajar - infin + ser + infin

I don't hear or see this often.

infinitive + ser + infinitive.

"travel is work" meaning it is a form of working when you're traveling. You can't totally relax if your on the road / moving...
Forum: Vocabulary November 05, 2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By Aprendo
Thanks again, Rusty.

Thanks again, Rusty.
Forum: Vocabulary November 04, 2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By Aprendo
Meaning of: Perífrasis

Context: Perífrasis verbales aspectuales en español


TIA.

I tried Spanishdict & google. No tengo suerte.
Forum: Translations October 23, 2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By Aprendo
Gracias, poli. Creo que "quebrar" is a...

Gracias, poli.

Creo que "quebrar" is a literal meaning as in an object that is broken.


Si?
Forum: Translations October 23, 2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By Aprendo
Gracias, Angelica. El ejemplo "estoy pelado"...

Gracias, Angelica.

El ejemplo "estoy pelado" es from "Spanishdict." It's helpful but can't be trusted as anyone can post an answer there.

Gracias por los ejemplos. :)
Forum: Translations October 23, 2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By Aprendo
To be "broke" no money / L.AM

Hola,

To be broke / no money - temporary, usually (long term is "poor," IMO).

I googled and saw some terms noted for Latin America and Spain.

In Latin America is Estoy limpio / pelado the...
Forum: Culture October 21, 2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,001
Posted By Aprendo
si, interesante. Algunas vietnamitas...

si, interesante.

Algunas vietnamitas studian espanol ahora en VN.

Asisto un clase aqui en VN con un hablante nativo.

Instituto de Cervantes esta aqui, tambien.
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