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Forum: Grammar Today, 11:57 AM
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Posted By Rusty
... del mismo modo que yo You could also say...

... del mismo modo que yo

You could also say 'de la misma manera que yo' or 'igual que yo'.
Forum: Vocabulary Today, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Rusty
... someone's looking for what color it's...

... someone's looking for what color it's missing.

A rainbow is actually missing several colors, so you may want to use the plural form.
Forum: Vocabulary July 01, 2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 64
Posted By Rusty
Glad to have been of help.

Glad to have been of help.
Forum: Vocabulary July 01, 2020, 07:28 AM
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Views: 64
Posted By Rusty
It should be: If you would like your company...

It should be:

If you would like your company to appear in the list ...

Don't use your friend's suggestion. It's OK to use "If you wish," but 'to join in the list' isn't the right verb (actually...
Forum: Vocabulary June 30, 2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 97
Posted By Rusty
You'll find mayordomía used in Lucas 16:2...

You'll find mayordomía used in Lucas 16:2 (Reina-Valera), among other places. This is translated as 'stewardship' in the KJV, but it's translated as 'management' in the NIV.
I also found places...
Forum: Introductions June 30, 2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,414
Posted By Rusty
Yes, those changes are correct. The original...

Yes, those changes are correct.

The original poster hasn't visited the forums since January, so he may not get back to you right away. ;)

You can start your own thread. Forum members will...
Forum: Grammar June 28, 2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 55
Posted By Rusty
Yep.

Yep.
Forum: Grammar June 28, 2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 55
Posted By Rusty
The use of 'se' is required when expressing an...

The use of 'se' is required when expressing an impersonal subject (when no particular person is being referenced). Notice the word 'reference.' It requires a third-person singular form of the verb....
Forum: Grammar June 28, 2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 26
Posted By Rusty
Spanish word order is more flexible than that...

Spanish word order is more flexible than that used in English. The subject (in this case, usted) can precede the verb or it can follow the verb. In fact, the direct object (el teléfono, in your...
Forum: Grammar June 27, 2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 47
Posted By Rusty
estar de algo = temporarily work as ser algo =...

estar de algo = temporarily work as
ser algo = characteristically work as
Forum: Grammar June 25, 2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 52
Posted By Rusty
The subjunctive is used. You're dealing with an...

The subjunctive is used. You're dealing with an emotion.
Forum: Grammar June 25, 2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 46
Posted By Rusty
In Spain, number 3 is correct. Elsewhere,...

In Spain, number 3 is correct.
Elsewhere, numbers 1 and 2 are used.
Forum: Grammar June 23, 2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 108
Posted By Rusty
The stressed syllable in a word (and there can...

The stressed syllable in a word (and there can sometimes be two or more of them) will be emphasized more than the other syllables. In a clause full of words, it should be more distinguishable.
...
Forum: Grammar June 22, 2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By Rusty
hacer que, causar que, etc., take the subjunctive.

hacer que, causar que, etc., take the subjunctive.
Forum: Grammar June 22, 2020, 01:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By Rusty
Both pronouns are indirect object pronouns. te...

Both pronouns are indirect object pronouns.
te = you (informal)
le = you (formal)

One person is treating the other on an informal basis, while that person is treating the other on a formal...
Forum: Grammar June 16, 2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By Rusty
:eek: No, you can't do that. But you can add 'de...

:eek: No, you can't do that. But you can add 'de su ...' or 'suyo' after the adjective, with some attention given to what you're trying to accomplish. You shouldn't think that using this structure...
Forum: Grammar June 16, 2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By Rusty
Yes, lo before any adjective changes the...

Yes, lo before any adjective changes the adjective to a noun.
So, meticulousness can be said in Spanish either way you proposed.
Forum: Grammar June 16, 2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By Rusty
Actually, including the accent is compulsory for...

Actually, including the accent is compulsory for capital letters (the Academy has never stated otherwise; see rule 7 here (https://www.rae.es/dpd/tilde)).
Forum: Translations June 15, 2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By Rusty
dry mop (also called a dust mop)= mopa,...

dry mop (also called a dust mop)= mopa, recogepolvos
(Officially, there's no verb form in English, but we can make one up as we go because English allows this.)
to use a dry mop = pasar la mopa/el...
Forum: Grammar June 15, 2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By Rusty
The neuter pronoun lo has the effect of making a...

The neuter pronoun lo has the effect of making a noun out of the adjective it precedes.
lo delicado = the delicateness
Forum: Grammar June 12, 2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By Rusty
Siguen siendo cosas separadas cuando se usa el...

Siguen siendo cosas separadas cuando se usa el pronombre 'se' para expresar oraciones pasivas reflejas y para decir una frase impersonal.
Échale un vistazo aquí...
Forum: Translations June 12, 2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Rusty
I believe using the infinitive, instead of the...

I believe using the infinitive, instead of the secondary clause, would be preferred, since there's no change in subject.
No, no creo sobrevivir a ella. Es más sana que yo.

Notice the use of ser...
Forum: Grammar June 10, 2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By Rusty
As mentioned, the subjunctive is used in the OP's...

As mentioned, the subjunctive is used in the OP's sentences because there is uncertainty on the part of the framer of the question.
(The use of the conjunction 'que' is not an indicator that the...
Forum: Grammar June 05, 2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Rusty
Although the stressed syllable is different in...

Although the stressed syllable is different in the plural, very few seem to know why. It's simply because this is an exception to the rule. There are only a handful...
Forum: Grammar June 05, 2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By Rusty
All I was saying was that 'a que' indicates...

All I was saying was that 'a que' indicates you'll do something when something else occurs. If it's understood what you'll do, there's no need to supply that information.
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