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Forum: Translations November 26, 2018, 07:26 PM
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Posted By Bobbert
Thanks, poli. I'm familiar with the verb...

Thanks, poli. I'm familiar with the verb "retirar, " but never thought about using it in this instance. That's another great option.
Forum: Translations November 25, 2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Angelica. I'm going to memorize...

Thank you, Angelica.

I'm going to memorize your suggested sentence. I can't wait to use it!! :)
Forum: Translations November 25, 2018, 01:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By Bobbert
"Don't Take My Food"

I was in a restaurant in Mexico and some of my food was still on the table, but I wanted to wash my hands before I left. The waitress was cleaning off tables, so I wanted to tell her not to take my...
Forum: Grammar September 16, 2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By Bobbert
Wow, Angelica! That was great -- very clear,...

Wow, Angelica! That was great -- very clear, complete, thorough, and even color-coded. Because I also struggle with direct and indirect objects, this is a great reference item for my study and...
Forum: Grammar September 16, 2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Bobbert
Thanks, Rusty, for the great explanation. ...

Thanks, Rusty, for the great explanation.

This is kind of like when I questioned whether to use “lo” or “le” with the verb “creer” in a previous post. You and Angelica explained the full meaning...
Forum: Grammar September 15, 2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Bobbert
Thank for your thought, babymetal. I’m...

Thank for your thought, babymetal.

I’m aware of the “leisimo” concept, but if it is “leisimo,” I wonder why she sang “tú que lo ves, “convéncelo,” and “díle que lo quiero.” The “leisimo” is not...
Forum: Grammar September 14, 2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Bobbert
le and lo

In the song “Luna” that is sung by Ana Gabriel, I notice she sometimes uses “le” to refer to “him,” and other times, she uses “lo” to refer to "him."

The words are:

Luna, tú que lo ves, díle...
Forum: Grammar August 22, 2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By Bobbert
Thanks for the clarifications and further...

Thanks for the clarifications and further explanations, Angelica and Rusty. It's perfectly clear and I understand it.
Forum: Grammar August 22, 2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By Bobbert
Thanks for the detailed explanation, Rusty. ...

Thanks for the detailed explanation, Rusty.

I questioned what to use because I see "le" used in writing all the time in similar sentences, so I was unsure if I could use "lo" and/or "la." Now I...
Forum: Translations August 22, 2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By Bobbert
Thanks, Rusty. I'm glad my "feeling" was...

Thanks, Rusty.

I'm glad my "feeling" was correct.

Thanks for your explanation.
Forum: Grammar August 22, 2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By Bobbert
I Don't Believe Him/Her/You

I’m trying to determine what to use when saying: “I don’t believe him / I don’t believe her / I don’t believe you (Usted).

Does “le” refer to him, her, and you (Usted) in the following sentence?
...
Forum: Translations August 22, 2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By Bobbert
Subjunctive Mood

In the sentence below, I conjugated the verb “pesar” in the subjunctive, but I don’t know why; it only “feels” right.

Is it correct?

Is the indicative permissible in this sentence?
...
Forum: Grammar June 20, 2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By Bobbert
Thanks, Angelica, for the clarification.

Thanks, Angelica, for the clarification.
Forum: Grammar June 20, 2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By Bobbert
Rusty: Thank you for the explanation. I was...

Rusty:
Thank you for the explanation. I was leaning toward using "los" and "las," but I was unsure and wanted to find out for sure.

Angelica:
I have heard "Gusto en verte/verlos/verlas," but...
Forum: Grammar June 20, 2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By Bobbert
If the neighbors are one male and one female, I...

If the neighbors are one male and one female, I assume I would still use "verlos"; am I correct?
Forum: Grammar June 20, 2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By Bobbert
Nice to See You Again

When I haven’t seen my neighbor for a long time, I usually say:

“Me alegro de verte de nuevo” or “Me alegro de volver a verte”

I’m unsure, however, what to say if I am talking to two male...
Forum: Vocabulary May 13, 2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,124
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Angelica. Those explanations really...

Thank you, Angelica. Those explanations really help. Now I have something concrete to go by.
Forum: Vocabulary May 12, 2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,124
Posted By Bobbert
Vacation-Type Outdoor Activities

I’m unsure how to say the following outdoor activities because the dictionaries I have consulted all differ. Perhaps they differ because the various Spanish-speaking countries use different wording....
Forum: Vocabulary May 03, 2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,577
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Angelica and poli. That's what I...

Thank you, Angelica and poli. That's what I needed to know.
Forum: Vocabulary May 02, 2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,577
Posted By Bobbert
The "Hoof" of an Animal

Are the words "casco" and "pezuña" synonyms that mean "the hoof of an animal"?

If they are not synonyms, which common animals have "cascos" and which common animals have "pezuñas"?

I’m most...
Forum: Grammar March 20, 2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you for your detailed response, Angelica. ...

Thank you for your detailed response, Angelica. That makes it perfectly clear.
Forum: Grammar March 18, 2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Tomisimo and Angelica, for the added...

Thank you, Tomisimo and Angelica, for the added input.

What verb would be best to use when referring to people? For instance, after learning about a bad relationship, you might advise your close...
Forum: Grammar March 16, 2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By Bobbert
Thanks, Rusty. That makes sense. Thanks,...

Thanks, Rusty. That makes sense.

Thanks, poli. I'll consider using the verb "botar."
Forum: Grammar March 15, 2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By Bobbert
Get Rid of "It"

I’m unsure which word to use for “it” at the end of my sentences below. The sentences are meant to be commands:

Get rid of it (referring to a masculine object: el libro, el chicle, el reloj)...
Forum: Vocabulary February 09, 2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,405
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Rusty and Angelica.

Thank you, Rusty and Angelica.
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