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Forum: Vocabulary June 25, 2009, 03:48 PM
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Posted By Rusty
Well, I was just trying to translate your phrase...

Well, I was just trying to translate your phrase without looking at all the pieces. :eek:

curarse = to get better from an illness

An illness that improves or gets better is the opposite of...
Forum: Vocabulary June 25, 2009, 09:33 AM
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Posted By Rusty
Youth is like an illness that gets better with...

Youth is like an illness that gets better with the years.
Youth is like an illness that improves over the years.
:applause:
Forum: Vocabulary June 16, 2009, 09:47 PM
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Posted By Rusty
I'm not sure which contractions you're talking...

I'm not sure which contractions you're talking about. We frequently use contractions. There's nothing inherently wrong with using them, but some contractions are not acceptable in everyday speech...
Forum: Vocabulary June 16, 2009, 08:29 PM
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Posted By Rusty
I guess you could say that (I just did). It...

I guess you could say that (I just did). It doesn't make any difference, grammatically, which way it's said, but more people will choose to say it the way I wrote it. Do a search on the two phrases...
Forum: Vocabulary June 16, 2009, 06:07 PM
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Posted By Rusty
we are all = we all are However, 'we are all'...

we are all = we all are
However, 'we are all' is far more popular; it rolls off our tongue better. And the contraction "we're all" is very popular, too.
Forum: Vocabulary June 15, 2009, 06:48 PM
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Posted By Rusty
En absoluto. El hablante habló de un hecho que...

En absoluto. El hablante habló de un hecho que no cambia.
English is my mother tongue (it always was, it is right now and it always will be - I can't change that fact).
Forum: Vocabulary June 15, 2009, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Rusty
Irmamar wasn't trying to use the past tense. She...

Irmamar wasn't trying to use the past tense. She is taking the stance of a positive outlook. 'We are all young (somos todos jóvenes)' means that we're only as old as we feel.

'We were all young...
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