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Forum: Idioms & Sayings May 31, 2020, 07:48 AM
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Views: 603
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No adelantes acontecimientos.

No adelantes acontecimientos.
Forum: Vocabulary May 30, 2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
Emigrant, immigrant, migrant

I know the meaning of this 3 words and that if I say migrant it can be immigrant and emigrant, they are semantically interrelated but what category of words are they?
Synonyms
plesionyms
hoponyms ...
Forum: Grammar December 12, 2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
You don't eat enough fruit

you don't eat enough fruit vs you don't eat too much fruit.
Is you don't eat too much fruit very incorrect??? It sounds Ok to me because I am a Spanish speaker and if I translate it directly from...
Forum: Grammar December 03, 2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
Relative clause

which one is correct and why? and if both are correct what's the difference?

My sister who lives in Australia has 3 children.
My sister who has 3 children lives in Australia.
Forum: Vocabulary December 03, 2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,534
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
your are giving an oral test and you need to mark...

your are giving an oral test and you need to mark then (ponerles nota a los alumnos) I thought it was to give them a mark

o que nota me han puesto?
what mark did you give me?
Forum: Vocabulary December 02, 2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,534
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
Poner nota a alguien en un examen oral/escrito

How can I say? poner nota a alguien en un examen.
Yo le pondría un 8.
tenemos diferentes criterios para poner las notas.

I would give him 8 marks??
We usually have different criteria at the...
Forum: Grammar November 30, 2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
Even so versus all the same

What is the difference between even so and all the same?
Forum: Grammar November 21, 2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
ok

how you dare was a slip of the pen, sorry and thank you.
Forum: Grammar November 21, 2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
How do you dare vs how dare you

I guess this is a question that a lot of people ask themselves.
I´ve checked on the internet and I m not quite happy with the answers.
How you dare go out with him? How do you dare go out with...
Forum: Grammar November 17, 2019, 02:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
Deadline for October composition or

Deadline for october composition or
October´s composition deadline.
Forum: Vocabulary November 17, 2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,755
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
Thumbs up great

great
Forum: Idioms & Sayings October 31, 2019, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,713
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
Tener la mano muy larga

how do we say tener la mano muy larga?
a person has la mano muy larga when he or she hits everybody with the hand at the slightest chance.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings October 30, 2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,643
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
tener claro algo is to grasp the idea, but the...

tener claro algo is to grasp the idea, but the other meaning is not to miss the mark, it means something like estas apañado, it´s very idiomatic and I cannot think of a way to say in English.
Forum: Vocabulary October 30, 2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,755
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
Formas de estar sentado

estar sentado con las piernas cruzadas - sitting cross-legged
estar sentado con las piernas abiertas_
estar sentado de rodillas_ sitting on one's knees
estar sentado de cuclillas-
estar sentado...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings October 28, 2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,538
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
No hay mal que 100 años dure

How can i say that?
Forum: Idioms & Sayings October 25, 2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,643
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
Lo tienes claro

Tenerlo claro.
How can we translate that in the context that somebody thinks things are going well, and escurren el bulto, y decimos lo tienes claro, meaning we don't care about it, we are not...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings October 25, 2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,340
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
Dejarme con el pastel/marrón

how can I say dejarme con el pastel/marrón?.
When we are in a bad situation and someone leaves and let us alone to solve the problem.
Forum: Grammar October 17, 2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
I think during is more specific, meaning during...

I think during is more specific, meaning during the whole time we spent together. For is less specific meaning some of the time we spend together. I might be wrong !
Forum: Grammar October 17, 2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
WHOSE CAT IS THIS' ' ? vs WHOSE is this cat?

what ´ s the difference between those to questions? and what is the explanation to those two questions?
Forum: Grammar May 15, 2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
La tienda de mùsica que abrió recientemente La...

La tienda de mùsica que abrió recientemente
La tienda de música nueva
Forum: Grammar May 15, 2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
I m Spanish and lo siento mogollòn souds very...

I m Spanish and lo siento mogollòn souds very vulgar. Mogollón is very colloqial and I don t see it collocated with lo siento.
Forum: Grammar May 15, 2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
Suggest vs would suggest

I suggest going to the movies.
I would suggest going or to go to the movies. Is it correct with to or ing?
Forum: Vocabulary April 17, 2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
I have two lines in my apartment? I am in...

I have two lines in my apartment?
I am in foreclosure with my apartment?
Forum: Translations April 15, 2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
Thumbs up you´re right it is like if you suffer and you...

you´re right it is like if you suffer and you don´t enjoy life, because you´re not treated well, etc....
Forum: Idioms & Sayings April 14, 2019, 01:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By ROBINDESBOIS
Creo que es el primero, cuando estamos en un...

Creo que es el primero, cuando estamos en un grupo y te da la sensación de que estas de sobre, porque nadie te hace caso.
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