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Forum: Grammar January 22, 2020, 01:50 AM
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Posted By fglorca
Papá, mamá

Are the terms ‘papá’, ‘mamá’, ‘yayo’, and ‘yaya’ only used affectionately, i.e. when you are speaking directly to the person?

Papá, déjame ir a la discoteca.
Mamá, préstame 20 euros.
Yayo, dame...
Forum: Grammar May 17, 2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,080
Posted By fglorca
Thanks, great link!

Thanks, great link!
Forum: Grammar May 16, 2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,080
Posted By fglorca
Llenar de Vs Llenar con

Can the preposition 'de' below be replaced with 'con'?

Mi casa está llena de cosas inútiles.
Mi casa siempre se llena de cosas inútiles.

Las ciudades están llenas de turistas.
Las ciudades...
Forum: Grammar May 12, 2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By fglorca
Thanks a million!

Thanks a million!
Forum: Grammar May 12, 2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By fglorca
Perfect. Thank you so much.

Perfect. Thank you so much.
Forum: Grammar May 12, 2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By fglorca
Excellent explanation, thank you so much!

Excellent explanation, thank you so much!
Forum: Grammar May 12, 2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By fglorca
Thanks so much!

Thanks so much!
Forum: Grammar May 12, 2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By fglorca
Preguntar vs Pedir

I want to ask you if we can change our plans for tomorrow:

Quiero pedirte si podemos cambiar nuestros planes para mañana.
Quiero pedirte cambiar nuestros planes para mañana.
Quiero...
Forum: Grammar May 12, 2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By fglorca
Many thanks, guys. With the "leísmo de...

Many thanks, guys.
With the "leísmo de cortesía", does the same rule apply to the plural form?

Examples:
Encantado de conocerlo. (male)
Encantado de conocerla. (female)
Encantado de...
Forum: Grammar May 12, 2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By fglorca
Nouns with several terms

He has gone to the new music shop on St. Michael’s Street:
• Ha ido a la nueva tienda de música de la Calle San Miguel.

I am struggling to find a different way to express 'new music shop' in...
Forum: Grammar May 12, 2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By fglorca
Qué vs lo que

Do I need a written accent below with ‘que’ (1st sentence), even though it is not a direct question?

Can I simply replace it with ‘lo que’ (2nd sentence, no accent)?

• Oye, te llamo luego para...
Forum: Grammar May 12, 2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By fglorca
Mogollón

I have heard ‘mogollón’ used a lot in Spain. Is it correctly used below:
• Juan, en serio, lo siento mogollón.

Many thanks in advance.
Forum: Grammar May 12, 2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By fglorca
Passive: He sido invitado

I know the passive voice in Spanish can be formed in different ways. I think the first one below is probably the most commonly used form for my sentence, and that the second one is grammatically...
Forum: Grammar May 10, 2019, 01:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By fglorca
Thanks a million!

Thanks a million!
Forum: Grammar May 10, 2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 262
Posted By fglorca
Lista

¿Son correctas estas frases?

Could you give me a list of accommodation and a bus timetable?:
• ¿Me podría dar una lista de (los) alojamientos y un horario de autobús?
• ¿Podría darme un listado...
Forum: Grammar May 09, 2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By fglorca
Spanish movies

¿Son correctas estas frases?

The Spanish film class:
1. la clase de cine español
2. la clase del cine español
3. la lección de película española
4. la lección de películas españolas
5. la...
Forum: Grammar May 09, 2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By fglorca
To take place

Are my options below correct?

I hope it takes place soon:
• Espero que tenga lugar pronto.
• Deseo que empiece en seguida.
• Tengo ganas de que empiece enseguida.
• Quiero que comience...
Forum: Grammar May 08, 2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,432
Posted By fglorca
Thanks so much!

Thanks so much!
Forum: Grammar May 08, 2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,473
Posted By fglorca
Thanks guys.

Thanks guys.
Forum: Grammar May 08, 2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,954
Posted By fglorca
¡Muchas gracias!

¡Muchas gracias!
Forum: Grammar May 07, 2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,432
Posted By fglorca
Contribuir 'con'

"La mayoría de los chicos no hace muchas tareas en casa y no contribuye con ningún dinero."

If I omit 'con', is the sentence still grammatically correct?

Many thanks.
Forum: Grammar May 07, 2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,341
Posted By fglorca
Un XBox vs Una XBox

En mi casa hay una Playstation y una XBox.

¿La he escrito correctamente? (consola)
Es que me suena 'un' XBox...

Gracias de antemano.
Forum: Grammar May 06, 2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,954
Posted By fglorca
Al canto

Voy al supermercado al canto.

Does this makes sense? Is this expression 'al canto' often used? I've never heard it used before...
Forum: Grammar May 06, 2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,473
Posted By fglorca
Se come vs Se Comen

No como carne pero en casa se comen mucha carne y mucho pescado.

Should this be 'se comen', rather than 'se come' because what is eaten is in plural i.e. meat and fish? On a separate note, do we...
Forum: Grammar May 06, 2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By fglorca
Thanks so much!

Thanks so much!
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