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Forum: Grammar September 19, 2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Rusty
¡No hay de qué! Por eso estamos.

¡No hay de qué! Por eso estamos.
Forum: Grammar September 18, 2020, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 102
Posted By Rusty
Distance from the speaker can be the factor used...

Distance from the speaker can be the factor used with the non-neuter demonstrative pronouns, since their referent is a noun--this, that, that over there. (And if the object isn't known to you, the...
Forum: Grammar September 17, 2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 102
Posted By Rusty
Yes, both refer to the same idea. Since 'esto'...

Yes, both refer to the same idea. Since 'esto' infers a nearness and 'eso', the opposite, you may use 'esto' to convey the idea that this was a more recent topic than another, for which you might...
Forum: Grammar September 16, 2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 102
Posted By Rusty
Demonstrative Adjectives este = this (masculine...

Demonstrative Adjectives
este = this (masculine singular -- used in conjunction with a masculine noun)
estos = these (m. pl. -- plural form of 'este')
esta = this (feminine singular)
estas =...
Forum: Vocabulary September 10, 2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Rusty
silla de ruedas eléctrica (silla de ruedas con...

silla de ruedas eléctrica
(silla de ruedas con motor/motorizada)
Forum: Introductions September 10, 2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By Rusty
De nada. Espero haberte ayudado aprender algo...

De nada.
Espero haberte ayudado aprender algo sobre la gramática.
Forum: Introductions September 09, 2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By Rusty
¡Bienvenida a los foros, Siti! Unas...

¡Bienvenida a los foros, Siti!

Unas correcciones y sugerencias para mejorar lo que escribiste:
Forum: Vocabulary September 08, 2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Rusty
regresar o volver

regresar o volver
Forum: Introductions September 06, 2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By Rusty
Welcome to the forums, David!

Welcome to the forums, David!
Forum: Grammar September 04, 2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 28
Posted By Rusty
Welcome to the forums, Chris. Using the...

Welcome to the forums, Chris.

Using the pronoun te is the only way to tutear a alguien (use familiar address with someone).

By the way, there's an Accents drop-down menu from which you can...
Forum: Grammar September 03, 2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By Rusty
Here you go...

Here you go (https://www.lawlessspanish.com/grammar/verbs/verbs-with-prepositions/)!
Forum: Grammar September 03, 2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By Rusty
The verb oler always takes the preposition 'a',...

The verb oler always takes the preposition 'a', which must be committed to memory since it differs from English.

oler a rosas = to smell like roses
Huele a rosas. = It smells like roses.

The...
Forum: Vocabulary September 01, 2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Rusty
Both Pancho and Paco are nicknames (diminutives)...

Both Pancho and Paco are nicknames (diminutives) of Francisco. You'll find that you aren't the only one who has wondered why this is so.
There is no real answer out there, I don't think, other than...
Forum: Vocabulary August 31, 2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Rusty
I wouldn't use cajón, unless it's said in a...

I wouldn't use cajón, unless it's said in a particular region.

Both casillero and locker are common.
Forum: Grammar August 31, 2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By Rusty
These are all correct (other than the important...

These are all correct (other than the important accent marks ;) ). :thumbsup:
Forum: Translations August 31, 2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Rusty
Yep! That's the way it's said.

Yep! That's the way it's said.
Forum: Grammar August 29, 2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 55
Posted By Rusty
¡No me digas!

¡No me digas!
Forum: Translations August 27, 2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By Rusty
Since we are not professional translators here,...

Since we are not professional translators here, just a community of language learners, you may want to seek out a professional translation service for assistance.

But, to give you some ideas of...
Forum: Grammar August 26, 2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 410
Posted By Rusty
I've heard carezco de ti before, and it seemed to...

I've heard carezco de ti before, and it seemed to mean the same thing as me haces falta. A ver qué dicen los hispanohablantes.
Forum: Grammar August 26, 2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 410
Posted By Rusty
@poli: Yes. You can use any of the following,...

@poli: Yes. You can use any of the following, based on what others say in the region.
Te extraño.
Te echo de menos.
Me haces falta.
Forum: Translations August 25, 2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,719
Posted By Rusty
Good job! tuit final A few more...

Good job!

tuit final

A few more corrections are needed to perfect your tweet:
Me parece
drogas

This is what I meant by not having a space before nor after the slash.
pasatiempos/empleo,...
Forum: Translations August 25, 2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,719
Posted By Rusty
Necesitas conjugar el verbo 'ser' and convertir...

Necesitas conjugar el verbo 'ser' and convertir 'tomar' en un gerundio.

Debes proveer ambas desinencias que indican el género para el adjetivo 'frustrado' porque has elegido dirigirte directamente...
Forum: Translations August 24, 2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,719
Posted By Rusty
Lo que escribiste empieza con una frase no...

Lo que escribiste empieza con una frase no completa.

ser lo mismo = is the same (don't use estar)

... frustrado/a y solo quiere pasar tiempo ... (It would be better to formulate this sentence...
Forum: Practice & Homework August 20, 2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Rusty
Glad to be of help.

Glad to be of help.
Forum: Technical things August 19, 2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By Rusty
There are twenty sovereign countries and one...

There are twenty sovereign countries and one territory where Spanish is the official language (and Spanish is spoken in a number of other countries, where it is not considered the official language)....
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