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Forum: Vocabulary September 08, 2020, 07:44 PM
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Posted By Glen
Thanks to both. Good to be back with you; now if...

Thanks to both. Good to be back with you; now if we only had the IDIOMS section back...
Forum: Vocabulary September 08, 2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Glen
To come back soon

Should I use regresar, regresarse or devolverse?
Forum: Suggestions & Feedback August 22, 2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,314
Posted By Glen
Got back my internet access so hope to see IDIOMS...

Got back my internet access so hope to see IDIOMS again soon. Thanks!
Forum: Suggestions & Feedback July 05, 2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,314
Posted By Glen
Idioms

Can only log on once in a blue moon, but sure do miss the Idioms section (down for maintenance)
Forum: Idioms & Sayings July 05, 2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,392
Posted By Glen
Also, "...when we come to it."

Also, "...when we come to it."
Forum: Grammar September 09, 2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,026
Posted By Glen
Hágase (or) Que se haga?

Which is more commonly said for "May God's will be done?"
___ __ ____ la voluntad de Dios or ______ la voluntad de Dios.
Forum: Introductions August 19, 2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,922
Posted By Glen
Welcome to you Vic. This is the best place I've...

Welcome to you Vic. This is the best place I've found to learn. Good Luck!
Forum: Idioms & Sayings August 19, 2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,779
Posted By Glen
At the risk of sounding maybe a little...

At the risk of sounding maybe a little over-blown, He cuts a dashing figure
Forum: Teaching and Learning Techniques August 18, 2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,980
Posted By Glen
Wink Suppression of "l"

I knew, thanks to this site, about some people's habit of gliding over "s" but today I heard el trabajo said as e' trabajo.

Is that just carelessness or is it a habit I ought to adopt in order to...
Forum: General Chat August 15, 2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 116,444
Posted By Glen
Viewers of the solar eclipse should heed the...

Viewers of the solar eclipse should heed the adage to not look at the sun through a colander, because you could strain your eyes.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings August 11, 2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,779
Posted By Glen
Just a shot in the dark aleC, but how about...

Just a shot in the dark aleC, but how about someone who is a sharp dresser or well turned-out or dressed to the hilt or a natty dresser or wears his clothes well or well fitted-out or ............ ....
Forum: Other Languages June 30, 2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 30,489
Posted By Glen
I found this thread now almost 2 years on, while...

I found this thread now almost 2 years on, while thinking of studying Portuguese for the first time.

One thing that strikes me immediately is the contrast with Spanish as regards vowel sounds. For...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings June 29, 2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,443
Posted By Glen
Aun mejor que la anterior, gracias mano:).

Aun mejor que la anterior, gracias mano:).
Forum: Idioms & Sayings June 28, 2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,443
Posted By Glen
Oh, sorry about that. Didn't know. Learn...

Oh, sorry about that. Didn't know. Learn something new every day, eh?
Forum: Idioms & Sayings June 28, 2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,443
Posted By Glen
Chasgracias ñero, esa de veras me encanta.

Chasgracias ñero, esa de veras me encanta.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings June 28, 2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,443
Posted By Glen
It's not the age but the mileage

Said as a compliment to an elderly person who is otherwise healthy,

No es la edad sino el kilometraje (?)
Forum: Translations June 20, 2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,051
Posted By Glen
Question The more you know, the less you need

Saw this bumper sticker that credited it to "Aboriginal saying," and it piqued my curiosity.

Literally, Entre más sabes menos necesitas but there must be a better way to handle it. :confused:
Forum: Translations June 16, 2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,049
Posted By Glen
Good question about mood, aleC. I reckon it ought...

Good question about mood, aleC. I reckon it ought to be subjunctive. So, tweaking it a little I came up with:

Venís al mundo llorando mientras los a tu lado sonríen. Tratá de vivir de tal manera...
Forum: Translations June 15, 2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,049
Posted By Glen
You come into the world...

You come into the world crying while all around you are smiling. Live your life so that you leave it smiling while all around you are crying.

My poor attempt:

Entras al mundo llorando mientras...
Forum: Translations May 30, 2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,122
Posted By Glen
One I've been saying is (correct me if I'm wrong,...

One I've been saying is (correct me if I'm wrong, aleC) Ha llovido mucho desde que nos vemos
Forum: Translations May 12, 2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,066
Posted By Glen
Thanks, friends! I learned a lot here.

Thanks, friends! I learned a lot here.
Forum: Translations May 11, 2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,066
Posted By Glen
"Hate has no place here"

Today I spotted a colorful yard sign that said in large letters Hate has no place here, with translations underneath in 4 or 5 languages. Now regardless of the message it was trying to convey,...
Forum: Grammar April 17, 2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,187
Posted By Glen
Nuevo flamante or flamante nuevo?

For "brand new" I've been saying flamante nuevo but recently got corrected to say instead nuevo flamante. Was the correction in order?
Forum: Vocabulary April 06, 2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,520
Posted By Glen
Chilate (game)

Costa Rican friends play a game called chilate, involving 5 dried corn kernels that have their concave centers blacked out with ink. Each player tosses all 5 onto a flat surface and the winner is...
Forum: Introductions April 03, 2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,149
Posted By Glen
Te añado la bienvenida de mi parte, Hija de la...

Te añado la bienvenida de mi parte, Hija de la Luna. ¿Quihubo?

Espero que podás contribuir términos, dichos y refranes venezolanos; pues los únicos con que hasta la hora he topado vienen del...
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