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Forum: Practice & Homework September 20, 2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,855
Posted By jrandlib
Thanks. Just what I was trying to find.

Thanks. Just what I was trying to find.
Forum: Practice & Homework September 15, 2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,855
Posted By jrandlib
Pronunciation help

I have reached the preterit and imperfect tenses. It has really helped in being able to read things but has me lost with pronunciation.

Anyone know of a good web site to help with the sounds.
I...
Forum: Practice & Homework August 15, 2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,492
Posted By jrandlib
Put up the workbook and enjoy the ride! Sounds...

Put up the workbook and enjoy the ride! Sounds llike a lovely trip.
Have fun:)
Forum: Practice & Homework August 14, 2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,717
Posted By jrandlib
On my own...so I can't blame a translator. ...

On my own...so I can't blame a translator.
Seems like I work on estar and ser every week and usually use "estamos cuatro" when entering the restaurant. There are four of us most nights.

Usually...
Forum: Practice & Homework August 14, 2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,717
Posted By jrandlib
En el restaurante

Gracias, no algo más.
Estamos listo para las cuentas...más barata es para mi, por favor.

Is it barata or barato? Is the opposite más caro(a)?
Forum: Technical things August 10, 2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,965
Posted By jrandlib
Quiero saber, por favor.

Quiero saber, por favor.
Forum: Practice & Homework August 06, 2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,746
Posted By jrandlib
Thanks for your help. Now I know saber is...

Thanks for your help. Now I know saber is irregular and the meaning of mudarse and I can study the other things you marked.

My statement was intended to be:
Yesterday I went to help a family...
Forum: Practice & Homework August 06, 2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,746
Posted By jrandlib
Hoy estoy cansado

Ayer voy a ayudar una familia mover una otra casa.

Hoy tengo mucho dolores y sabo que yo tengo setenta años.

Hombre aciana con dolores.

¡Hay dolores in todas partes!

Gracias jrandlib
Forum: Grammar August 04, 2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,501
Posted By jrandlib
http://www.studyspanish.com/lessons/tenque.htm I...

http://www.studyspanish.com/lessons/tenque.htm I think is good for understanding tener que (obligation)

and

http://spanish.about.com/od/usingparticularverbs/a/tener.htm
for tener...
Forum: Grammar August 04, 2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,274
Posted By jrandlib
Have to go with SPX in my speaking world. (Maybe...

Have to go with SPX in my speaking world. (Maybe different in a written form).

My wife went to two stores today. One had a lot less customers than the other one.

I am retired so I know that...
Forum: Vocabulary August 04, 2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,293
Posted By jrandlib
Word order important?

In trying to learn Spanish I often have a problem in thinking something the way a spanish speaker would talk.

Is the sequence important I lost my keys maybe.......
While I would say ...Maybe I...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings July 30, 2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,923
Posted By jrandlib
Very good. You got it!! It's show time!!!!...

Very good. You got it!!

It's show time!!!! Look at us.
Forum: Daily Spanish Word July 30, 2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 21,796
Posted By jrandlib
Hacha This is a discussion thread for the...

Hacha
This is a discussion thread for the Daily Spanish Word (http://daily.tomisimo.org/) for January 10, 2010

hacha (feminine noun (uses el in the singular, las in the plural)) — axe, hatchet....
Forum: Idioms & Sayings July 30, 2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,923
Posted By jrandlib
Smile I am not female but sometimes I change my mind...

I am not female but sometimes I change my mind :).

Rereading your first post, I now agree with your definition.
You asked one question and I answered another one.

I answered that handcuffs...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings July 30, 2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,923
Posted By jrandlib
I don't usually think about it being "for the...

I don't usually think about it being "for the purpose of embarassing" but for the safety of the police and to prevent escape. Sometimes these people have been arrested multiple times and its a way of...
Forum: Introductions July 29, 2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,109
Posted By jrandlib
Thanks for your help.

Thanks for your help.
Forum: Introductions July 28, 2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,109
Posted By jrandlib
I got a translation to be patient but I can't...

I got a translation to be patient but I can't find the word ten anywhere.
Is this an idiom or short form of tener?

thanks
jrandlib
Forum: Translations July 28, 2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,890
Posted By jrandlib
Could it be a question to the young woman,"do you...

Could it be a question to the young woman,"do you know this man"?
Forum: Practice & Homework July 27, 2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,077
Posted By jrandlib
To el or not to el?

"Por primera vez desde que se inauguró el 23 de abril de 2008"

from http://www.eluniversaledomex.mx/nezahualcoyo/nota19914.html

Is this different from saying Today is ...the date....?
I am...
Forum: Practice & Homework July 24, 2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,077
Posted By jrandlib
Maybe corta instead of baja

My study yesterday included short and tall relating to a man.

So alto and bajo were the words.

Here I was trying to say a short siesta as opposed to a long one.

Is a siesta, by...
Forum: Practice & Homework July 24, 2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,077
Posted By jrandlib
Hoy es domingo

¡Buenas días a todos! Hoy es domingo de 24 de julio.

Mi esposa y yo vamos a la iglesia este mañana entonces a casa por almuerzo y una siesta bajo.

y este noche, mi hijo y su familia vienen a...
Forum: Introductions July 21, 2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By jrandlib
And a big geaux tiger from roll tide! Maybe we...

And a big geaux tiger from roll tide!
Maybe we can get that translated into Spanish.
Forum: Practice & Homework July 21, 2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,559
Posted By jrandlib
Awaken..here is the link ...

Awaken..here is the link http://www.spanishdict.com/translate/nacional

Luna.. thanks for a good lesson.

My pronounciation problems really are coming from not being able to get the syllables...
Forum: Introductions July 18, 2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By jrandlib
Welcome to the forums and may you learn much...

Welcome to the forums and may you learn much about languages.
English is my native language, I thought, until I took a trip to Great Britian.
You will have fun here.
Forum: Introductions July 18, 2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 658
Posted By jrandlib
Glad you are here. I hope you enjoy the forums.

Glad you are here. I hope you enjoy the forums.
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