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Forum: Vocabulary June 20, 2022, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar. Yes, I can make...

Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar. Yes, I can make an informed choice now.
Forum: Vocabulary June 19, 2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Bobbert
Thanks for your input, poli.

Thanks for your input, poli.
Forum: Vocabulary June 16, 2022, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Bobbert
Confiable and Fiable

Dictionaries are not very helpful with a distinction between “confiable” and “fiable.” In fact, they are confusing me.

Does the word “confiable” mean “trustworthy” and is only used when...
Forum: Grammar April 11, 2022, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar, for the very...

Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar, for the very thorough explanations and examples. They are very much appreciated.

That completely clears it up for me.
Forum: Grammar April 09, 2022, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, wrholt. Those are possibilities that...

Thank you, wrholt. Those are possibilities that I had not considered.
Forum: Grammar April 07, 2022, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By Bobbert
El Cual/La Cual/Lo Cual

From a written article:

El crimen quedó captado por las cámaras de seguridad del hogar, el cual pertenece a un policía de Investigación Criminal de la Fiscalía General del Estado.

Why is “el...
Forum: Vocabulary March 25, 2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,409
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, poli.

Thank you, poli.
Forum: Vocabulary March 24, 2022, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,409
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.

Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.
Forum: Vocabulary March 24, 2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,324
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.

Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.
Forum: Vocabulary March 24, 2022, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,808
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.

Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.
Forum: Vocabulary March 23, 2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,808
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you for your input, Rusty.

Thank you for your input, Rusty.
Forum: Vocabulary March 23, 2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,324
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Rusty.

Thank you, Rusty.
Forum: Vocabulary March 21, 2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,808
Posted By Bobbert
A Picture Window

What is a "picture window," the main window usually in a living area of the home, called in Mexico; a ventanal?

I hope those with knowledge of what this is called in other countries outside of...
Forum: Vocabulary March 21, 2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,324
Posted By Bobbert
Stained-Glass Window

What is a stained-glass window in a religious institution or in a palatial home called in Mexico; a vidriera?

I hope those with knowledge of what this is called in other countries outside of...
Forum: Vocabulary March 21, 2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,409
Posted By Bobbert
To Go Window Shopping, Showcase Display

I learned the phrase "to go window shopping" as "ir/salir de mirar escaparates." But I learned it in Spain and I think that is the wording that is only used in Peninsular Spanish.

How is this...
Forum: Translations March 11, 2022, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar. Your detailed...

Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar. Your detailed explanations are always helpful and very much appreciated.
Forum: Translations March 10, 2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By Bobbert
Talking to a Taxi Driver in Mexico

Hearing and also seeing on YouTube the written words to the following partial conversation with a taxi driver in Mexico:

Pasajeros:
¿Cuánto hacemos al mercado?
Taxista:
Como 5 minutos, más...
Forum: Translations January 10, 2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar. Those are great...

Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar. Those are great and easy to remember.
Forum: Translations January 09, 2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By Bobbert
Go Ahead of You/Step In Front of You

I was getting in line in a Mexican market to pay for my items today when I suddenly noticed someone next to me. I wasn’t sure if I had gone ahead of this lady, so I wanted to say in Spanish:

I’m...
Forum: Translations December 10, 2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Rusty.

Thank you, Rusty.
Forum: Translations December 09, 2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By Bobbert
Thanks. I'm glad to know that I was close. ...

Thanks. I'm glad to know that I was close.

Does that mean that my second option

No nos habremos dado cuenta de que Lilia volvió a casa anoche

is completely off base?

I'm not sure why I...
Forum: Translations December 07, 2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By Bobbert
Must Not Have.......

I wanted to say: We must not have noticed that Lilia came home last night. I was unsure how to say it, so I didn't :thinking:

But now that I have had time to think about it, I'm still not...
Forum: Grammar November 04, 2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, poli and AngelicaDeAlquezar. That...

Thank you, poli and AngelicaDeAlquezar. That clears it up for me.
Forum: Grammar November 02, 2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Bobbert
Al Cruzar/Cruzando

You should have been much more careful crossing the street
Which one(s) is/are correct or incorrect and why.

Deberías haber tenido mucho más cuidado al cruzar la calle
Deberías haber tenido...
Forum: Translations October 23, 2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 901
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, wrholt, for the input, explanations,...

Thank you, wrholt, for the input, explanations, and examples.
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