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Forum: Grammar July 28, 2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Rusty and AngelicaDeAlquezar. That...

Thank you, Rusty and AngelicaDeAlquezar. That clears it up for me.
Forum: Grammar July 28, 2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By Bobbert
Thanks for the explanations, Rusty. Using...

Thanks for the explanations, Rusty.

Using those explanations, am I on the right track with these sentences?

I don't want to read that book. It's not because I'm opposed to it (the book); it's...
Forum: Grammar July 27, 2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By Bobbert
The Word "It" After a Preposition

I assume the following sentences are correct since I have seen them written:

Haga clic sobre/en él (el icono) y luego resalte el texto
Click on it (the icon) and then highlight the text

Haga...
Forum: Translations July 19, 2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Rusty, for clearing up those focus...

Thank you, Rusty, for clearing up those focus areas that I pointed out.
Forum: Translations July 18, 2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By Bobbert
Please Help With My Translation Attempt

I am getting lost in my attempt to translate this sentence. Would someone be so kind as to correct it for me, staying as tight to the English translation as possible.

The unforeseen storm...
Forum: Grammar July 16, 2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.

Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.
Forum: Grammar July 14, 2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you for the input, Tomisimo. I'll work...

Thank you for the input, Tomisimo. I'll work with your initial suggestions and see what sticks for me.
Forum: Grammar July 12, 2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Bobbert
What/When/How Was I Supposed to......

There are probably many ways to say the following, but are any of the ones below correct? Using "suponerse" comes to my mind first and foremost, so I would like to use a similar construction if...
Forum: Grammar July 04, 2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.

Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.
Forum: Grammar July 02, 2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By Bobbert
The Current Deadly Pathogen

The newsman was referring to the current deadly pathogen

El reportero se refería al patógeno mortífero actual

El reportero se refería al actual patógeno mortal

Are either of these correct? ...
Forum: Vocabulary June 18, 2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar and pinosilano.

Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar and pinosilano.
Forum: Vocabulary June 16, 2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By Bobbert
Highway/Roadway Guardrail

What is the word used in Mexico for a highway/roadway guardrail? Some of the dictionary entries I have found are:

Guardarraíl

Guardacarril

Barrera de Contención

Defensa Lateral
Forum: Translations June 13, 2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Rusty.

Thank you, Rusty.
Forum: Translations June 09, 2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By Bobbert
I Don't Think I Will Outlive Her

As a response to an e-mail, I was attempting to say:

No, I don't think I will outlive her. She is healthier than I am.

What I wrote was:

No, no creo que le sobreviva a ella. Ella está...
Forum: Translations June 09, 2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,067
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Tomisimo and Angelica.

Thank you, Tomisimo and Angelica.
Forum: Grammar June 06, 2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Rusty. Thank you, Tomisimo.

Thank you, Rusty. Thank you, Tomisimo.
Forum: Grammar June 04, 2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Rusty and Tomisimo, for the concise...

Thank you, Rusty and Tomisimo, for the concise rule. That’s great to have.

Rusty wrote:
In each sentence you wrote, more information is needed if you choose 'a que', declaring what action...
Forum: Grammar June 04, 2020, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By Bobbert
Esperando Que vs. A Que

I can't find a rule and I’m unsure if I'm hearing "que" or "a que" in sentences like:

I'm waiting for the bus to come
Estoy esperando que/a que venga el camión/autobús

I'm waiting for my...
Forum: Grammar May 26, 2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Angelica. Your added comments...

Thank you, Angelica.

Your added comments are always helpful and appreciated. Now I can record my new voice mail and know it is correct.
Forum: Grammar May 25, 2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By Bobbert
I Can't Come/Get To The Phone Right Now

On my voice mail, I normally record:

En este momento, no puedo ponerme al telefono

But if I want to use the verb “atender,” which way, if any, is normal and correct?

En este momento, no...
Forum: Translations May 19, 2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,067
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Rusty. That clears it up for me.

Thank you, Rusty. That clears it up for me.
Forum: Translations May 18, 2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,067
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Rusty and Angelica. You both...

Thank you, Rusty and Angelica.

You both agreed that

……….tengo más tiempo del que sé qué hacer con él

is a viable choice, but If I were to say

……….tengo más tiempo del sé qué hacer con él
Forum: Translations May 17, 2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,067
Posted By Bobbert
More Time Than I Know What To Do With

I’m having trouble deciding what is the correct way to say:

During this pandemic, I have more time than I know what to do with.

Some of the ways I have thought of are:

Durante esta pandemia,...
Forum: Grammar December 15, 2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By Bobbert
Thanks, wrholt. Your explanations help clear...

Thanks, wrholt. Your explanations help clear that up.
Forum: Grammar December 13, 2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, wrholt. If I understand what you...

Thank you, wrholt.

If I understand what you are saying, I need to chose between podía and podría because pude is not an option.

Is there a difference in translation/meaning between podía and...
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