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Forum: Practice & Homework Yesterday, 02:59 PM
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Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Great job! Some suggestions and hints below: ...

Great job!
Some suggestions and hints below:

Let me suggest studying how the verb "gustar" is used. You may find this thread (http://forums.tomisimo.org/showthread.php?t=10261) useful. If you...
Forum: Vocabulary October 11, 2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Así es, Poli. El crecimiento urbano en la Ciudad...

Así es, Poli. El crecimiento urbano en la Ciudad de México se ha realizado tomando como modelo muchas ciudades extranjeras, no siempre para bien y, con frecuencia, sin mucha planeación a futuro....
Forum: Vocabulary October 10, 2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Había muchas colonias así hace muchos años, pero...

Había muchas colonias así hace muchos años, pero la mayoría ha cambiado (para bien o para peor), por el empobrecimiento de algunos sectores o por la gentrificación. Ya casi no quedan barrios donde la...
Forum: Vocabulary October 09, 2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Indeed. I don't know now, because Mexico City's...

Indeed. I don't know now, because Mexico City's districts have changed a lot over the years, but Clavería used to be an area of middle class and lower middle class.
Forum: Vocabulary October 09, 2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Without a context, I'd expect "barrio popular"...

Without a context, I'd expect "barrio popular" would mean a working class district, an area where the majority of people has a medium to lower income.
Forum: Grammar October 03, 2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I read more about it, and there are some verbs...

I read more about it, and there are some verbs called "verbos de influencia", which are the ones used to persuade people of acting as one wishes. Some examples are: "ordenar", "sugerir", "convencer",...
Forum: Vocabulary October 02, 2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Estoy de acuerdo. Cuando se es estudiante, se...

Estoy de acuerdo.
Cuando se es estudiante, se visita una universidad o escuela cuando uno sólo va un día o unas horas para cualquier cosa, que no sea tomar una clase formal. Por ejemplo, para...
Forum: Vocabulary September 30, 2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Oh, I didn't know this. I've only heard...

Oh, I didn't know this.
I've only heard "charlatán" used as you define the word in English, Poli.
But I just asked someone older than me, and they are quite comfortable with the word referring to...
Forum: Grammar September 29, 2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Grammatically, I agree with Pjt: The agreement...

Grammatically, I agree with Pjt: The agreement with the verb in preterite can only take a past subjunctive.

Yet, there are reasons why the "companion" of "advirtió" may be something else than...
Forum: Grammar September 24, 2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Thank you, Rusty and Poli! :rose: I was...

Thank you, Rusty and Poli! :rose:

I was taking "for" like in "for three months", and then I got tangled in my own "reasons".
Forum: Grammar September 23, 2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
During or for?

I've been asked about this and I'm confused.
In this sentence: "I'll do what I can during the time we spend together", is "during" alright or should it be "for"? :thinking:

At first it...
Forum: Grammar September 23, 2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Glad it helped. :)

Glad it helped. :)
Forum: Vocabulary September 23, 2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I agree with Rusty. "Juerte" and similar...

I agree with Rusty.
"Juerte" and similar pronunciations are more common, both in speech and writing as mockery or as a joke.
I don't think you'll hear many people talking like that to a camera,...
Forum: Grammar September 22, 2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I agree with Rusty. It depends on what the...

I agree with Rusty. It depends on what the speaker has in mind.
If you say "lo que no necesitas", you may be thinking of things the person wants right now, but doesn't need, so it's better to keep...
Forum: Vocabulary September 20, 2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Thank you, David. I had noticed that, but I've...

Thank you, David. I had noticed that, but I've never asked why. :D
Forum: Vocabulary September 11, 2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
The tip of the cigar that has to be cut is...

The tip of the cigar that has to be cut is "perilla".
I'll speculate here: The only thing I can think similar to "gureto" is "gorrito" ("little cap", like this one...
Forum: Vocabulary September 08, 2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Thank you, Sancho. :rose:

Thank you, Sancho. :rose:
Forum: Vocabulary September 08, 2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Sí, Pino. Como dije, el contexto es lo que...

Sí, Pino. Como dije, el contexto es lo que decide, más la percepción de la persona a quien uno se refiere como "amigote".
Feliz domingo para ti también.
Forum: Vocabulary September 08, 2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
En México, en general, sí. "Amigotes" son...

En México, en general, sí.
"Amigotes" son personas que te llevan a hacer cosas nocivas como fumar cuando normalmente no lo haces, emborracharse, hacer escándalo, meterse en peleas, actividades...
Forum: Grammar September 07, 2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I'm not sure about what your question is, since...

I'm not sure about what your question is, since the first example is "lo" + adjective and the other is "lo" + past participle. Both constructions are so different. :thinking:
But here are some...
Forum: Grammar September 07, 2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Los que se me ocurren: - Ojalá vengas lo...

Los que se me ocurren:

- Ojalá vengas lo más pronto posible.
- No sabes lo mucho que me preocupa esta situación.
- Esto es lo poco que puedo hacer.
- Lo bueno es que no te pasó nada...
Forum: Grammar September 06, 2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 165
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Glad to be of help. :)

Glad to be of help. :)
Forum: Grammar September 05, 2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 165
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Certainly! Ask anything you need. We'll do our...

Certainly! Ask anything you need. We'll do our best to help you. :)

Some verbs like "disparar" are tricky, but you shoot a projectile to someone; you don't really shoot someone from a gun. ;)...
Forum: Grammar September 05, 2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 165
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
The direct object answers "quién" or "qué" gets...

The direct object answers "quién" or "qué" gets the action of the verb:

- Hice pasteles. → --¿Qué hiciste? --Pasteles.
- ¿Compraste pan? → --¿Qué compraste? --Pan.
- Juan vio a* María. →...
Forum: Grammar September 04, 2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 165
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
It's an indirect object, so the pronoun is "le"...

It's an indirect object, so the pronoun is "le" both for "ella" and "él". Only if it were a direct object there would be difference between "la" or "lo".
Yet, there is some "le"/"la" when there is...
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