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Forum: Vocabulary July 16, 2006, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By atnbueno
Re: go to h***

"Vete al infierno" in Spain, according to my experience.
Forum: Grammar July 16, 2006, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,209
Posted By atnbueno
Re: Thunderstorm translation

You're right. "Tronada" is a perfect translation (It will be added to the DRAE next edition, 23rd). But I have to say I've never heard or used it.
Forum: Vocabulary June 16, 2006, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,671
Posted By atnbueno
Re: I could use...

Spanish (from Spain) version:

"I could use a little help here" - Me iría bien algo de ayuda con esto.
"She could use some encouragement" - No le iría mal algo de ánimo.
"I could do without that...
Forum: Vocabulary June 16, 2006, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,019
Posted By atnbueno
Re: pegao and delao

Usually "pegao" and "de lao" are slang simplifications of "pegado" and "de lado". The meaning can vary a lot depending on context.
Forum: Vocabulary June 16, 2006, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,643
Posted By atnbueno
Re: preemptive/proactive approach

"enfoque" better than "técnica".
Forum: Vocabulary June 16, 2006, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,718
Posted By atnbueno
Re: pound sign

"Símbolo de libra" or simply "libra"
Forum: Vocabulary June 16, 2006, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,801
Posted By atnbueno
Re: A nagging question

It's frequent that a English gerund becomes a Spanish participle, but in this case I agree with you as "agua hervida" can be cold and still be "agua hervida".
Forum: General Chat June 05, 2006, 06:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,781
Posted By atnbueno
Re: la copa del mundial

Lo llamamos simplemente "mundial" y, en mi caso, pues apoyaré a la selección española, pero no me hago muchas ilusiones.
Forum: General Chat June 05, 2006, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,203
Posted By atnbueno
Re: Do Spaniards like the French, and what's up with the riots in France?

You can find people who like France/French people and people who don't. Being neighbourgs brings a lot of good and bad moments.

And the riots are because of terrible job regulations for young...
Forum: Introductions June 05, 2006, 06:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,590
Posted By atnbueno
Re: sosia

You know, lots of rain in the plain :D

Y saludos, Sosia. Teniendo en cuenta la escala, somos vecinos :)
Forum: Vocabulary May 29, 2006, 11:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,352
Posted By atnbueno
Re: "Wayo"

Never heard it.
Forum: General Chat May 29, 2006, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,206
Posted By atnbueno
Re: Espana

Actually, I'm from Andalucia and now I live in Catalonia :D so I know for a fact that in Catalonia almost nobody "cecea". That's typical from the south (mostly Andalucia) but also mainly in rural...
Forum: General Chat May 29, 2006, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,664
Posted By atnbueno
Re: Cost of living.

There are plenty of places in Spain where to live with less than 1500 USD/month, but those guitar lessons aren't cheap :)
Forum: General Chat May 29, 2006, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,550
Posted By atnbueno
Re: lookin 4 a song

A beautiful song, composed by Antonio Carlos Jobim, and original (Portuguese) lyrics written by Vinícius de Moraes.

I've heard versions in several languages. In Spanish I remember one sung by the...
Forum: Introductions May 29, 2006, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,314
Posted By atnbueno
Re: quisiera presentar...

Google is my friend (http://www.google.com/search?q=russian+greetings) ;)
Forum: Vocabulary May 29, 2006, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,746
Posted By atnbueno
Re: How do you say sunscreen lotion?

Loción/crema protectora (solar)
Forum: Vocabulary May 29, 2006, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,406
Posted By atnbueno
Re: tickets

Yes, that's where I got those definitions from, the RAE online dictionary.
Forum: Introductions May 28, 2006, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,164
Posted By atnbueno
Re: Buenaaas...

por ahora ≠ por + ahora :P
Forum: Introductions May 28, 2006, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,314
Posted By atnbueno
Re: quisiera presentar...

Note to self: Remove "Learning chinese" from my "things to do if I ever have free time again" list :D

Oh, and Привет, Maria.
Forum: Vocabulary May 27, 2006, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,705
Posted By atnbueno
Re: Re: como se dice...

That's correct, Maria.
Forum: Vocabulary May 26, 2006, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,150
Posted By atnbueno
Re: running into

"Me lo encontré ayer en la calle"
Forum: Vocabulary May 26, 2006, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,406
Posted By atnbueno
Re: tickets

I just found "tique" is correct (although I've never heard it used):



Also, certain uses (like "parking ticket") have their specific words ("multa (de aparcamiento)")
Forum: Practice & Homework May 24, 2006, 11:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,474
Posted By atnbueno
Re: Si quieren practicar español

Ese verbo es reflexivo: "Creo que te refieres a otra cosa" pero si te refieres a este "referral" (http://www.google.com/search?q=define:referral) se usan diferentes palabras según el contexto.
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Forum: Vocabulary May 24, 2006, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,140
Posted By atnbueno
Re: como se dice...

How about "¡Estás vivo!" ("You're alive!" :D) or "Conocí hace mucho tiempo a alguien clavadito a ti" ("I knew someone just like you long time ago" :D)
Forum: Vocabulary May 24, 2006, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,406
Posted By atnbueno
Re: tickets

"Boletos" sounds american Spanish. Here in Spain it would be "entrada/s".
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