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Forum: Vocabulary August 12, 2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By Hombre-Araña
Meterar

En el poema "los Proverbios Morales" (aun originalmente escrito en castellano antiguo, es escrito en castellano moderno en mi libro, también) hay el verbo "meterar". Está en la frase "... en que dos...
Forum: Translations January 25, 2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,727
Posted By Hombre-Araña
Ah, I see. However, for the phrase "or else we...

Ah, I see. However, for the phrase "or else we shall be plunged", Rusty why did you use "o nos hundirá" as in "it will plunge us"?
Forum: Translations January 24, 2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,727
Posted By Hombre-Araña
Quote translation

I attempted to translate this quote by Martin Luther King Jr.:

"Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world that we must love our enemies - or else? The chain reaction of evil -...
Forum: Practice & Homework October 26, 2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,370
Posted By Hombre-Araña
Por qué usa el pretérito con mucho de los verbos,...

Por qué usa el pretérito con mucho de los verbos, y no el imperfecto? And I meant "ocio", not "ocico" :D. También, "esforzarse" quiere decir "to try"? Hay otras palabras que quieren decir "to try"?
Forum: Practice & Homework October 25, 2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,370
Posted By Hombre-Araña
Es un parrafo largo :o Este cuento ocurrió...

Es un parrafo largo :o

Este cuento ocurrió cuando mi padre era niño. Él y sus tres hermanos y cuatros hermanas vivían en una casa pequeña en un barrio pobre en San Jacinto. Como eran pobres, no...
Forum: Practice & Homework October 25, 2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,370
Posted By Hombre-Araña
Umm.. me permite apostar [what word is used for...

Umm.. me permite apostar [what word is used for "to post" on forums...?] el próximo parrafo del cuento? Las repuestas y revisiones son muy útiles.
Forum: Practice & Homework October 22, 2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,370
Posted By Hombre-Araña
Revisar mi introduccion?

Como viene el Halloween (en los Estados Unidos), mi clase de español hay que escribir narraciones de fantasmas. Tengo que dar por cierto (to be certain?) que la gramática es aceptable :worried:....
Forum: Grammar September 20, 2008, 02:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,295
Posted By Hombre-Araña
Formal Reflexive Commands

What pronoun does one use when commanding someone in the third-person (whether singular or plural) with a reflexive verb?
I know that in second-person, tú, you use the pronoun te:
Lávate!
But for...
Forum: Grammar August 06, 2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,455
Posted By Hombre-Araña
Imperfecto del Subjuntivo

Existe una diferencia entre las dos formas del Imperfecto del Subjuntivo?

Ex.
Yo no creía que caminara demasiado lejos.

O...

Yo no creía que caminase demasiado lejos.

Significan la misma...
Forum: Grammar June 01, 2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,809
Posted By Hombre-Araña
Siempre yo aprendía que cuando se dice del...

Siempre yo aprendía que cuando se dice del sumario de un evento pasado, se usa el pretérito. Verdad?
Forum: Grammar May 22, 2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Ya
Views: 1,055
Posted By Hombre-Araña
Ya

He oído la palabra "ya" se traducía como "already", pero en qué otras maneras puede usarse?
Forum: Idioms & Sayings May 04, 2008, 12:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,489
Posted By Hombre-Araña
I wish there was a way to know the beat to these...

I wish there was a way to know the beat to these rhymes (the Spanish ones, that is). I have no sense of rhythm whatsoever :(. Is there anywhere I could hear them, online perhaps? :D
Forum: Culture April 24, 2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 104,200
Posted By Hombre-Araña
:D Sorry Rusty/Alfonso. The question was brought...

:D Sorry Rusty/Alfonso. The question was brought up in my Spanish class this week, and I thought I might as well ask since I am the only one who visits a forum regularly. Thanks for the answers,...
Forum: Culture April 23, 2008, 11:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 104,200
Posted By Hombre-Araña
Italian vs. Spanish

How do Italian and Spanish compare? I've heard the romantic languages are all very similar in vocabulary, but do they have similar sentence structure, reflexives, etc.?
Forum: Grammar April 22, 2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,228
Posted By Hombre-Araña
Thanks a bunch, Rusty =]

Thanks a bunch, Rusty =]
Forum: Grammar April 20, 2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,228
Posted By Hombre-Araña
Passive voice in spanish?

On my english papers, I have been reprimanded for my tendency of using a "passive voice". I think that means "to be" + verb. Is this passive voice used the same way in spanish, and is it acceptable...
Forum: Vocabulary April 17, 2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,903
Posted By Hombre-Araña
To hangout? Andar?

Como en la frase "Dime con quien andas, y te diré quien eres", es "andar" una manera de decir "to hang / to hangout?"

Like in the the phrase "Tell me who you hang with, and I will tell you who...
Forum: Culture February 12, 2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,372
Posted By Hombre-Araña
:) gracias. I don't know why, I just couldn't...

:) gracias. I don't know why, I just couldn't think of a translation that made any sense. but it's rather clear now
Forum: Culture February 11, 2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,372
Posted By Hombre-Araña
El Respeto por Benito Juarez

La frase completa es "Entre los individuos, como entre las Naciones, el respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz". Me explican Uds. "el respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz"? No entiendo..
Y muchas gracias!
Forum: Grammar January 13, 2008, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,712
Posted By Hombre-Araña
Sorry but I just had to ask :D What is "pe"? ...

Sorry but I just had to ask :D
What is "pe"?
I can not make any sense of it while reading the spanish
Forum: General Chat January 12, 2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,962
Posted By Hombre-Araña
My favorite is anywhere with a radio (or my...

My favorite is anywhere with a radio (or my computer). Listening to music is a fun way to learn spanish :)
Forum: Vocabulary January 12, 2008, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,360
Posted By Hombre-Araña
Thanks guys! Let's see my sister beat that. :D

Thanks guys!
Let's see my sister beat that. :D
Forum: Vocabulary January 12, 2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,360
Posted By Hombre-Araña
Como se dice "car"?

I've got to solve this once and for all. There has been countless family disputes over the correct way to say "car". I hear that "carro" is just tex-mex, and "automovil" isn't used that often.
Oh,...
Forum: General Chat January 12, 2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,298
Posted By Hombre-Araña
That was very nice :). Anyone here ever...

That was very nice :).

Anyone here ever read "The Alchemist"? Kind of reminds me of that.
Forum: Introductions January 12, 2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 875
Posted By Hombre-Araña
Hola!

Hey all!,

So... this is my first time using a spanish forum and all, and I'm really excited! I've already learned a few things just reading over other's threads. But just a quick question :D. Of...
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