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Forum: Vocabulary September 15, 2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By NiCACHiCA
¡Gracias a TODOS por su ayuda! :)

¡Gracias a TODOS por su ayuda! :)
Forum: Vocabulary September 14, 2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,631
Posted By NiCACHiCA
it's along the lines of calling a friend a jerk,...

it's along the lines of calling a friend a jerk, but when they've hurt you. so not just joking around, but something a little more serious. But definitely nothing vulgar. Something mild but that the...
Forum: Vocabulary September 14, 2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,631
Posted By NiCACHiCA
Are you saying in Spanish you would call them...

Are you saying in Spanish you would call them "idiota" or "estúpido"?

In Spanish, does idiota and estupido not attack more the person than just the action that they did? It seems in English...
Forum: Vocabulary September 14, 2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,631
Posted By NiCACHiCA
Jerk

I've found a few threads on here concerning the topic, but they seem to make me more confused than anything. Many times it seems they start to stray from the original topic or it's hard to...
Forum: Translations April 30, 2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,402
Posted By NiCACHiCA
"you could have fooled me"

I know engañar means "deceive" or "fool", but how would you say "you could have fooled me"?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Grammar April 06, 2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,116
Posted By NiCACHiCA
The second choice may be correct, but it doesn't...

The second choice may be correct, but it doesn't sound right to me. "I'm meeting some friends" or "I'm going to meet some friends" are the best choices. Although "I'm meeting some friends" sounds a...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques March 30, 2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,879
Posted By NiCACHiCA
I'm not sure if I understand your question. Are...

I'm not sure if I understand your question. Are you wanting to know if there are Spain tv shows on American TV? I'm not sure if there are or not. On my television, we get a few Spanish channels...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques March 30, 2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,879
Posted By NiCACHiCA
I agree!!! My personal favorite right now...

I agree!!!

My personal favorite right now is "Mas Sabe El Diablo". It apparently aired last year, but I just caught it on one of the Spanish channels on my TV. Then I found that I, being the...
Forum: Translations March 29, 2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,230
Posted By NiCACHiCA
Thanks Rusty and Angelica!! Obviously, I have a...

Thanks Rusty and Angelica!! Obviously, I have a lot to study up on! :o
Forum: Translations March 26, 2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,230
Posted By NiCACHiCA
Thank you both!! The sentences just popped into...

Thank you both!! The sentences just popped into my head and I thought I'd get some response as to how well my thinking in Spanish is!!

Also, thanks Angelica for the tips concerning Latin American...
Forum: Translations March 25, 2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,230
Posted By NiCACHiCA
Él me hace nerviosa...

"Él me hace nerviosa. Cuando le veo mi corazón lata más rapido."

Do the sentences make sense? Also, is it necessary to add "a él" after "le veo" or is the implication there because of the first...
Forum: Vocabulary March 25, 2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,048
Posted By NiCACHiCA
my :twocents:... I've heard and used...

my :twocents:...

I've heard and used "cobija" often (in Nicaragua). Also, I'm in the process of making a rag quilt (blanket/smaller size) and I used "colcha" to explain it and it was understood...
Forum: Vocabulary March 17, 2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,434
Posted By NiCACHiCA
@AngelicaDeAlquezar: arrogant, yes! haha :)...

@AngelicaDeAlquezar: arrogant, yes! haha :) ...although, could you say the exact same sentence as a question, asking "do you miss me?"?


@chileno: is "me haces falta" and "Me faltas"...
Forum: Culture March 17, 2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 20,590
Posted By NiCACHiCA
I am the same way when I watch a Spanish program...

I am the same way when I watch a Spanish program on TV! I imagine it's because I want to catch every word...but learning Spanish might make me lose my hearing!! :eek::D





I think I...
Forum: Vocabulary March 17, 2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,434
Posted By NiCACHiCA
Thanks for the help! I'm pretty excited that I...

Thanks for the help! I'm pretty excited that I could recognize "faltar" was acting like "gustar" in the above posts!! It makes much more sense knowing that!

I'm still a little stumped on the (Yo)...
Forum: Vocabulary March 17, 2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,411
Posted By NiCACHiCA
You guys are awesome!!! :applause: And I'm sure...

You guys are awesome!!! :applause: And I'm sure everyone around the forum thanks you often, but really, thank you so much for taking the time to help the beginners like me!! Some days I wonder if...
Forum: Vocabulary March 16, 2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,411
Posted By NiCACHiCA
"tener pena" vs. "dar pena"

In one of my spanish books I am studying out of, it gives expressions used with "tener" and one of them is "tener pena" for "I am sad or embarrassed". From my experience, I have always heard "dar...
Forum: Vocabulary March 16, 2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,434
Posted By NiCACHiCA
"Me haces falta" -- can you explain what the...

"Me haces falta" -- can you explain what the (literal) translation would be to english?

Also, are you saying perder can also mean "i miss you"? or "faltar" can also mean "to lose", as in "I am...
Forum: Vocabulary March 16, 2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,434
Posted By NiCACHiCA
Extrañar...Echar de menos...Faltar?

Up until now, I thought to talk about missing someone you would use "extrañar" or "echar de menos" (te extraño, te echo de menos). But I recently heard "faltar" used on my telenovela when someone...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques March 15, 2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,655
Posted By NiCACHiCA
Y divertido/cómico también! (puedo reírme de mi...

Y divertido/cómico también! (puedo reírme de mi misma muy bien)

(gracias por sus correcciones!)
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques March 15, 2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,655
Posted By NiCACHiCA
Gracias a todos por sus sugerencias! ...

Gracias a todos por sus sugerencias!

bobjenkins, me gusta Juanes también. Pero, creo que no necesito escuchar "the gypsy kings" si ellos no son correctos! no necesito estar más confundida!! :D
...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques March 12, 2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,655
Posted By NiCACHiCA
Gracias chileno...pero escribo mejor que hablo. y...

Gracias chileno...pero escribo mejor que hablo. y no sé nada del subjunctivo ahorita. También estoy muy confundida entre el preterite y el imperfecto:thinking:! Una amiga mia dice que hablo como un...
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques March 12, 2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,655
Posted By NiCACHiCA
¿cantantes favoritos?

¿Qué cantantes españoles son sus favoritos?


(Tengo miedo por escribir en español pero sé que es la unica manera para aprender. Creo que las cosas que yo he aprendido se mezclan en mi mente a...
Forum: Translations November 02, 2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,205
Posted By NiCACHiCA
so in this sentence you wouldn't need to say...

so in this sentence you wouldn't need to say "each other" in Spanish (Is it implied)? Or, "each other" does not translate to Spanish? ...when would you use "uno al otro" and is that the equivalent to...
Forum: Translations November 02, 2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,205
Posted By NiCACHiCA
"We will see each other soon"

I seem to have a problem with translating "each other". :thinking: My attempt for the sentence "We will see each other soon" is...

Nos veremos pronto.
or
Nos veremos uno al otro pronto.
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