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Forum: Vocabulary September 20, 2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,275
Posted By bleitzow
Agrio/Agria - Sour

Hi guys! I'm having an argument with my Mexican friend on the proper pronunciation of agrio. I believe the accent should be on the "i". She says the accent should be on the "a", but there is no...
Forum: Suggestions & Feedback February 06, 2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,699
Posted By bleitzow
Question Yes you did. I don't have any threads open. I'm...

Yes you did. I don't have any threads open. I'm trying to find a thread about a particular subject (still in this case). The search comes back and tells me there are no threads matching my search...
Forum: Grammar February 04, 2008, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,779
Posted By bleitzow
Smile Puede usar la palabra "Ohio"? Es un estado en los...

Puede usar la palabra "Ohio"? Es un estado en los estados unidos. Espero que la pueda usar.

:)
Forum: Suggestions & Feedback February 01, 2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,699
Posted By bleitzow
Question Trouble doing searches

I have experienced trouble doing searches in the forums. I'm wondering what I'm doing wrong.

For instance, today, I wanted to do a search to see if there have been discussions about using the...
Forum: Vocabulary February 01, 2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By bleitzow
Question Still

OK, I'm wondering what word to use for "still". For instance:

We planned to go to the zoo today. Do you still want to go?

In writing: Today is Friday morning. I stopped for some coffee and a...
Forum: Grammar February 01, 2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,134
Posted By bleitzow
Cool I'm just learning Spanish myself but I've been...

I'm just learning Spanish myself but I've been told that in Mexico "Sancho" is like the person with whom you're having an affair. :eek:
Forum: Grammar February 01, 2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,134
Posted By bleitzow
Wink It means "Your lover". At least that's what it...

It means "Your lover". At least that's what it means in Mexico. It might mean something else in Spain or South America. Hope that helps.

:love:
Forum: Vocabulary January 30, 2008, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 812
Posted By bleitzow
Question Soooooo?

I am wanting to know what word to use for "so". There are many choices in this dictionary, but I'm getting mixed information from my friends as to what the word is.

For example:

So what do...
Forum: Grammar January 29, 2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,873
Posted By bleitzow
Question Hi David! Were you able to write this up? I just...

Hi David! Were you able to write this up? I just did a search and didn't get anything. Is it posted somewhere?

Thanks!
Forum: Grammar January 29, 2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,657
Posted By bleitzow
Cool I think we tend to interchange them, even if...

I think we tend to interchange them, even if we're not supposed to. One that really gets on my nerves is "vis-a-vis". I worked for a manager who said that all the time and it drove me nuts! :mad:
Forum: Introductions January 28, 2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,043
Posted By bleitzow
Smile Welcome JazzManiaa! The guys (and girls) here...

Welcome JazzManiaa! The guys (and girls) here have been very helpful to me as well. I have a Mexican friend that I am trying to communicate with, and everyone here has been very helpful with...
Forum: Grammar January 23, 2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,793
Posted By bleitzow
Question In front or in back?

OK, I'm sure this has been discussed many times, but humor me, K?

I write a little bit in Spanish everyday and my friend reviews it for errors. She told me the following sentence is incorrect and...
Forum: General Chat January 23, 2008, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,931
Posted By bleitzow
I usually study in the living room and at work...

I usually study in the living room and at work (not real busy). I like to watch Dragón. He's so cute and he makes me laugh. :)
Forum: Vocabulary January 22, 2008, 09:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,261
Posted By bleitzow
I have learned some of the same words: ...

I have learned some of the same words:

Blanket - manta (my friend said, "What are you trying to say"? :mad:)
Sink - fregadero (my friend says this is a wash board, not a sink)
Bathroom sink -...
Forum: Grammar January 17, 2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,657
Posted By bleitzow
Question Perhaps: PE = Perú pe = por ejemplo ...

Perhaps:

PE = Perú
pe = por ejemplo

Like "i.e." in English can mean "in other words" or "for example".
Forum: Vocabulary January 17, 2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,784
Posted By bleitzow
Question Can someone translate this for me so I can see...

Can someone translate this for me so I can see how close my translation was to what was written?

Sabes Sosia? Yo sabía que había una razón por la cual me encantan los plátanos!!

Thanks!
Forum: Grammar January 17, 2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,250
Posted By bleitzow
Talking I have been corrected by my Mexican friend that...

I have been corrected by my Mexican friend that "hoy" or "ayer" should be put at the beginning of the sentence rather than at the end. I don't know if that's accurate. She speaks more slang than...
Forum: Vocabulary January 16, 2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,316
Posted By bleitzow
Question Place Mats

Hello all!

Do you guys know how to say "place mats" in Spanish? I am referring to the plastic/cloth/vinyl small individual settings where you would place the plates, napkins, etc. on top.
...
Forum: General Chat January 16, 2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,079
Posted By bleitzow
Red face That's funny. "Noticias 101" had come to mind too...

That's funny. "Noticias 101" had come to mind too but I dismissed it because we may not necessarily be reading it for the news, but reading to learn the language (verbs/vocabulary). I think either...
Forum: General Chat January 11, 2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,079
Posted By bleitzow
Red face Well, I'm afraid that we have not been able to...

Well, I'm afraid that we have not been able to come up with anything too clever for this. What about something like:

Leyendo 101

Maybe too Americanized for all the different people using your...
Forum: Suggestions & Feedback January 11, 2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,492
Posted By bleitzow
Lightbulb From which country?

Hi David!

Before I offer a suggestion, I would just like to say that I love your website. I have found it very helpful.

Yesterday I read the post on "chango" for monkey. I have often seen in...
Forum: Grammar January 11, 2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,657
Posted By bleitzow
Cool I'm Wearing...Settle an Argument

Hi guys!

My co-workers and I are "arguing" about a sentence I wrote and I wanted to see what you guys have to say about it. The sentence is:

Estoy llevando los vaqueros. (I'm wearing jeans)...
Forum: Vocabulary January 10, 2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,784
Posted By bleitzow
Question I practice speaking Spanish with a Mexican...

I practice speaking Spanish with a Mexican friend. I was eavesdropping on her conversation to her daughter (and taking notes) when she said "Okay Changa". I asked her what that was when she was done....
Forum: Grammar December 26, 2007, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,985
Posted By bleitzow
Cool Like Luna, I too am having a very difficult time...

Like Luna, I too am having a very difficult time with this stuff. I have already inquired about using "le", "lo", etc. Here are a couple of sentences I came across yesterday:

Le estoy escribiendo...
Forum: General Chat December 14, 2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,978
Posted By bleitzow
Wink I guess it depends on the type of movies you like...

I guess it depends on the type of movies you like and the actors. Some I've recently seen:

- The Number 23 (Jim Carey)
- Premonition (Sandra Bullock)
- Fracture (Can't remember who's in that...
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