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Forum: Translations Yesterday, 03:32 PM
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Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I can't write the letter for you, but here are...

I can't write the letter for you, but here are some suggestions for making it better:
Forum: Vocabulary Yesterday, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 50
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Dado que es exclusivo de España, probablemente no...

Dado que es exclusivo de España, probablemente no haya una traducción como tal.

El British Council tiene el Aptis para profesores.
También existen los cursos de "teacher training", para los...
Forum: Grammar October 14, 2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 53
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
"Hasta" se usa con sustantivos o verbos sin...

"Hasta" se usa con sustantivos o verbos sin conjugar. "Hasta que" se usa con verbos conjugados; cuando hay una idea de futuro, se usa con el subjuntivo:

- Nadamos hasta la otra orilla del río....
Forum: Grammar October 11, 2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
"Mientras" se usa para una acción que sucede...

"Mientras" se usa para una acción que sucede durante el tiempo que transcurre otra acción:

- Espera aquí mientras voy por un café.
Wait here while I go get a coffee.
- Mi hermano juega...
Forum: Grammar October 05, 2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Yes. I think you may also say "has set...

Yes. I think you may also say "has set milestones".
Forum: Idioms & Sayings October 05, 2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I won't hesitate to kick him out.

I won't hesitate to kick him out.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings October 02, 2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Some more colloquial expressions: - Al...

Some more colloquial expressions:

- Al cuarto para las doce.
-> Los diputados aprobaron la ley al cuarto para las doce. (Meaning they passed little before the deadline.)

- (Using the...
Forum: Grammar September 30, 2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Bob, hay un manual de conjugación que ayuda a...

Bob, hay un manual de conjugación que ayuda a aprender la lógica, en vez de memorizar. Lo tiene Amazon: Conjugación Lengua Española, Larousse...
Forum: Translations September 22, 2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Not necessarily better, but shorter: "Cosas que...

Not necessarily better, but shorter: "Cosas que agradecer" ;)
Forum: Grammar September 21, 2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 386
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I agree with Wrholt that there is an expression...

I agree with Wrholt that there is an expression "seguirle los pasos a alguien", but your example, "síguele al hombre", it's a case of "leísmo". "Síguelo" would be better for speakers away from Spain,...
Forum: Grammar September 20, 2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
It depends on the tone. Context and intonation...

It depends on the tone. Context and intonation change the meaning. :)
Forum: Grammar September 19, 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Aunque es más común decir "¿qué hace(s)?", la...

Aunque es más común decir "¿qué hace(s)?", la pregunta con el gerundio es correcta y natural: "¿qué está haciendo (usted)?"/"¿qué estás haciendo?"
Puede usarla sin problema. :)
Forum: Grammar September 17, 2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 386
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
@Babymetal: La respuesta está en mi mensaje...

@Babymetal: La respuesta está en mi mensaje anterior. La razón es que se trata de un objeto indirecto, no de un objeto directo. Puedes ganar una competencia o un premio, no una persona. La pregunta...
Forum: Grammar September 16, 2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 386
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
"Lo"/"la" and "le" are the pronouns to substitute...

"Lo"/"la" and "le" are the pronouns to substitute respectively the Direct Object and the Indirect Object in the third person singular. There are pronouns for every other person too.

The Direct...
Forum: Grammar September 13, 2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
For every bus route it's better "un horario de...

For every bus route it's better "un horario de (los) autobuses".

"Un horario de autobús" could be just any bus schedule anywhere; not necessarily the one you want. :)
Forum: Grammar September 12, 2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
@fglorca: You wouldn't believe the many mistakes...

@fglorca: You wouldn't believe the many mistakes native speakers make. :D
Forum: Grammar September 12, 2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I agree with Rusty. "Venirse algo encima" is some...

I agree with Rusty. "Venirse algo encima" is some sort of catastrophe one can't avoid.
Forum: Translations August 28, 2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,235
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Sorry. Tomísimo is a language learning community,...

Sorry. Tomísimo is a language learning community, not a free translation service.
If you're using this text for your learning, please post your own proposal for translation first, without the use...
Forum: Vocabulary August 25, 2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Igualmente, Pino. Si las encuentras en...

Igualmente, Pino.
Si las encuentras en Italia, no dejes de probarlas. :D
Forum: Grammar August 22, 2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I will have to disagree about "leísmo" and...

I will have to disagree about "leísmo" and "loísmo" here: When you say "don't believe her/him", we say "no le creas" (Indirect Object), because in Spanish we believe things, not people themselves and...
Forum: Vocabulary August 20, 2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
"Hacer un presupuesto" or "una cotización"....

"Hacer un presupuesto" or "una cotización". :)
Forum: Vocabulary August 20, 2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Qué interesante, Pino. Google "dice" que en...

Qué interesante, Pino. Google "dice" que en italiano se llaman "anacardi". :thinking:

Los "arachidi" son los cacahuates ("cacahuetes" o "maní", dependiendo de la región), y decididamente no se...
Forum: Vocabulary August 11, 2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Hmmm... that "rule" works for some emotions, but...

Hmmm... that "rule" works for some emotions, but not all. In this case, both expressions are the same. It depends, as Poli says on the speaker's preferences.
Personally, I think that we tend to...
Forum: Grammar July 25, 2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,071
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
@funkcanna: "Que" after a verb is necessary...

@funkcanna: "Que" after a verb is necessary depending on the sentence more than on the verb itself. Do you have specific examples of what you want to know so we can be of more help?

Side note:...
Forum: Grammar July 18, 2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
@mwtzzz: That's true, but David is right; it's...

@mwtzzz: That's true, but David is right; it's normally placed before the noun. For some of us, "la semana próxima" may sound a bit strange. :)
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