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Forum: Grammar July 21, 2018, 04:05 PM
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Posted By Rusty
Lo que se me ocurre es "o sea", que significa lo...

Lo que se me ocurre es "o sea", que significa lo mismo que "es decir" (primero en la lista que nos diste) pero no encaja con los demás, igual que "es decir" no encaja con los demás. De todos modos,...
Forum: Grammar July 20, 2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 60
Posted By Rusty
Actually, no reflexive pronouns are being used in...

Actually, no reflexive pronouns are being used in the examples you wrote.
In the first two cases, they are direct object pronouns.

The verb gustar is different. The thing that is liked in English...
Forum: General Chat July 18, 2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By Rusty
Some corrections for you, as requested.

Some corrections for you, as requested.
Forum: Vocabulary July 16, 2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By Rusty
Marañón is used in Central America.

Marañón is used in Central America.
Forum: Vocabulary July 15, 2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By Rusty
In this case, I would use 'a continuación', for...

In this case, I would use 'a continuación', for 'next'.
Forum: General Chat July 15, 2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By Rusty
I believe latinos are sincerely flattered if you...

I believe latinos are sincerely flattered if you make an effort to speak in their language in their country. They may describe the experience to their conocidos as hearing español chapurreado, but...
Forum: Grammar July 14, 2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By Rusty
What you're really asking about is irregular...

What you're really asking about is irregular verbs. These, unfortunately, can only be memorized. The good thing is that there are fewer patterns to learn in the present tense than there are verbs...
Forum: Culture July 10, 2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By Rusty
I'll help you figure out a translation. ...

I'll help you figure out a translation.

First off, the word 'handicap' is a noun that means, among other things, a physical or mental disability, but it isn't used to describe the person who has...
Forum: Introductions July 10, 2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By Rusty
Welcome to the forums, Cara!

Welcome to the forums, Cara!
Forum: Translations July 07, 2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By Rusty
Hi BeeBee, Welcome to the forums. ...

Hi BeeBee,

Welcome to the forums.

Sorry, but we aren't a free translation service.
We prefer it if you try your own hand at translation first and then we'll help you make it sound just right...
Forum: Translations July 05, 2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By Rusty
Here are three English translations of "Estudio...

Here are three English translations of "Estudio español."

I study Spanish.
I do study Spanish.
I'm studying Spanish.

There is also one more translation of the Spanish present tense into...
Forum: Introductions July 05, 2018, 07:01 PM
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Posted By Rusty
Welcome to the forums!

Welcome to the forums!
Forum: Translations July 03, 2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By Rusty
The phrase is slang. It can mean he'll take a...

The phrase is slang. It can mean he'll take a dare or take it on (up to it/down with it).
Forum: Translations June 30, 2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By Rusty
Those words aren't found together in the song. ...

Those words aren't found together in the song.

With a little more context, from the song itself, the meaning of 'jardinero o cocinero, igual me la rifo' is "gardener or cook, I do it all the...
Forum: Grammar June 20, 2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By Rusty
It's correct to use 'verlos', since the two male...

It's correct to use 'verlos', since the two male neighbors are the direct object, but 'verles' is allowed, especially in Spain.
If your neighbors are females, use 'verlas'.
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By Rusty
And there are other contexts. In which context...

And there are other contexts. In which context did you discover the phrase?
Forum: Vocabulary June 18, 2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By Rusty
Enter (the) grades/marks Put (the) grades/marks...

Enter (the) grades/marks
Put (the) grades/marks in
Record (the) grades/marks
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By Rusty
In a game, 'being it' means that you are the one...

In a game, 'being it' means that you are the one whose turn it is to hide, find, run, kick, etc. (la lleva, la tiene).
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By Rusty
Native speakers from every clime and continent...

Native speakers from every clime and continent make mistakes when speaking.

I've heard the same omission you have, several times. In fact, you'll find that there are those who write the structure...
Forum: Grammar June 17, 2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By Rusty
It is incorrect, yes. You are always 'sure of...

It is incorrect, yes. You are always 'sure of (seguro de) something (algo)', or you're not sure of it.
Forum: Grammar June 16, 2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By Rusty
What you are talking about is known as the...

What you are talking about is known as the continuous/progressive aspect in English.

In English, the present tense and the continuous aspect can be used interchangeably. Both are formed using a...
Forum: Grammar June 13, 2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By Rusty
As for me, I just wanted to tell you that you...

As for me, I just wanted to tell you that you have my total confidence.
... my every confidence.
Forum: Translations June 09, 2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By Rusty
Since I can't have a listen myself, I couldn't...

Since I can't have a listen myself, I couldn't say, but a repeated determiner isn't unheard of. A protagonist can stammer, stumble over words, repeat words or falter in speech any old time. Or you...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings June 08, 2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By Rusty
La frase significa 'muy rápido'.

La frase significa 'muy rápido'.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings May 23, 2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By Rusty
"To cash in one's chips" has a few meanings in...

"To cash in one's chips" has a few meanings in English. One is the actual action of exchanging poker chips for their equivalent in money. Two meanings are metaphorical: to quit or give up, and to...
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