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Forum: Vocabulary September 11, 2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Rusty
I didn't get any hits on 'gureto'. I found...

I didn't get any hits on 'gureto'.

I found that 'the tip of a cigar' is said, "El extremo de un puro/cigarro."
A tip cutter is "el cortapuros" or "el cortador de puros."
Forum: Grammar September 07, 2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By Rusty
As Alec pointed out, you'll hear it said either...

As Alec pointed out, you'll hear it said either way depending on regional usage.
An online search shows that both articles are currently being used- 'una Playstation' and 'un XBox' being the more...
Forum: Introductions September 05, 2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By Rusty
¡Bienvenido a los foros! intercambiar ideas ...

¡Bienvenido a los foros!

intercambiar ideas
viendo telenovelas
siempre y cuando sea necesario

(There's an 'Accents' drop-down menu above the text box that you can use to insert special...
Forum: Vocabulary September 04, 2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By Rusty
The word 'concurrido' means 'frequented', which...

The word 'concurrido' means 'frequented', which can describe a place that also happens to be crowded, but the meaning you're looking for is 'lleno de gente' (abarrotado, repleto de gente, plagado de...
Forum: Practice & Homework September 02, 2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By Rusty
We won't do your homework for you. Try to...

We won't do your homework for you.

Try to isolate the verb first that appears in list c). Once found, apply what you've learned about that verb to find any objects it may have. Once you determine...
Forum: Introductions August 29, 2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By Rusty
¡Bienvenido a los foros, Kai!Espero que no te...

¡Bienvenido a los foros, Kai!Espero que no te molesten las correcciones. :)
There's a drop-down menu labeled 'Accents' above the area where you entered text. Use it to insert all the special...
Forum: Introductions August 29, 2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By Rusty
Hi! Welcome back.

Hi! Welcome back.
Forum: Vocabulary August 28, 2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By Rusty
5 ft 7 in is as close as you need to get during...

5 ft 7 in is as close as you need to get during the conversion process.

1.70 m is read 'one point seven meters'.

If you're giving your height, and you're '5 ft 7 in' tall, you say, "I'm five...
Forum: Grammar August 27, 2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By Rusty
Tiene razón el que te dijo que es 'la harina'. ...

Tiene razón el que te dijo que es 'la harina'.

La segunda regla aquí (http://lema.rae.es/dpd/srv/search?id=8Tu5qHMtQD63wEn6zW) habla de sustantivos femeninos que empiezan por /a/ tónica (la /a/...
Forum: Vocabulary August 25, 2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Rusty
No, she's saying 'fuerte'. I've noticed a...

No, she's saying 'fuerte'.
I've noticed a difference in the pronunciation of the Spanish 'f' and the English 'f', especially in Central America (and Mexico).
The English 'f' is defined as a...
Forum: Vocabulary August 20, 2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By Rusty
Just to make it clear, I believe you're asking...

Just to make it clear, I believe you're asking where they pronounce 'afuera' as if it were spelled 'ajuera', but with a softened 'jota' sound (making it more like the American English 'h' sound).
...
Forum: Grammar August 20, 2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Rusty
Sustantivos invariables de género: (la)...

Sustantivos invariables de género:
(la) víctima, (el/la) policía, (la) persona, (el/la) patriota, (el/la) atleta, (el/la) deportista, (el/la) gimnasta
(el) confidente, (el/la) televidente
(el/la)...
Forum: Grammar August 12, 2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By Rusty
The direct object in your first sentence is 'a...

The direct object in your first sentence is 'a papá' (the preposition 'a' is necessary when the direct object is a person).
It is OK to add a direct object pronoun to your sentence (it is redundant,...
Forum: Grammar August 11, 2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By Rusty
I just noticed something. You were essentially...

I just noticed something.
You were essentially asking if it's OK to introduce a redundant pronoun that references the direct object. This is certainly allowed.

When the verb takes a direct...
Forum: Grammar August 11, 2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By Rusty
The verb acompañar takes a direct object. If the...

The verb acompañar takes a direct object. If the direct object is a person, a personal 'a' precedes it.
You should not introduce an indirect object pronoun, since there isn't an indirect object.
...
Forum: Grammar August 09, 2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 96
Posted By Rusty
The phrase is tomarla con alguien. As Alec points...

The phrase is tomarla con alguien. As Alec points out, it means 'to have it in for somebody.'
The English translation given in the original post is incorrect.
Forum: General Chat August 07, 2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By Rusty
Glad you were able to find it again. I found...

Glad you were able to find it again.
I found other sites that had audio books. Some highlighted the word being read. Others had the story in both Spanish and English (read in Spanish). My search was...
Forum: Grammar August 06, 2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By Rusty
Yes, it is correct.

Yes, it is correct.
Forum: Grammar August 05, 2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By Rusty
The preposition precedes the interrogative.

The preposition precedes the interrogative.
Forum: Grammar August 05, 2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 129
Posted By Rusty
I like both of the translations Alec gave better...

I like both of the translations Alec gave better than the "un-Spanish" one found in the book, to be sure, and I see why some confusion could arise (since 'foot' and other wording seemed out of place).
Forum: Grammar August 05, 2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 129
Posted By Rusty
tranquilidad (tranquility, peace, calm, serenity)...

tranquilidad (tranquility, peace, calm, serenity)
This is repeated in the sentence using the pronoun la, after como, when an example of serenity is then provided.
como la del pie (like when one's...
Forum: Grammar August 05, 2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 129
Posted By Rusty
The original sentence makes sense, and contains...

The original sentence makes sense, and contains correct grammar.
What part of the sentence don't you understand?
Forum: Grammar August 04, 2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By Rusty
I agree that vámonos is commonly used, but this...

I agree that vámonos is commonly used, but this particular verb doesn't adhere to the normal rules (check out this post (http://forums.tomisimo.org/showthread.php?p=30158) for more information).
Forum: Introductions August 04, 2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By Rusty
¡Bienvenido a los foros, Mark!

¡Bienvenido a los foros, Mark!
Forum: Grammar August 02, 2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By Rusty
When suffixing the first-person plural reflexive...

When suffixing the first-person plural reflexive pronoun to the imperative, the 's' is dropped from the first-person plural ending.
A similar rule exists for the second-person imperative of a...
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