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Forum: Translations May 05, 2020, 05:48 AM
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Posted By fglorca
Thanks so much.

Thanks so much.
Forum: Translations May 05, 2020, 05:41 AM
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Posted By fglorca
Many thanks, Rusty.

Many thanks, Rusty.
Forum: Grammar May 05, 2020, 05:40 AM
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Posted By fglorca
Many thanks!

Many thanks!
Forum: Translations May 01, 2020, 03:47 AM
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Views: 259
Posted By fglorca
Cámaras trampa

"Pocas especies en el mundo están seguidas tan de cerca como el lince ibérico. Las zonas que habitan están llenas de cámaras trampa para registrar sus poblaciones y estudiar su comportamiento."
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Forum: Translations May 01, 2020, 03:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By fglorca
Arena abierta

"El lince es un bello gato que se encuentra en el sur de la Península Ibérica,
principalmente en zonas aisladas. Su hábitat natural es los bosques y dunas de arena abierta".

I'm looking for a...
Forum: Grammar May 01, 2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By fglorca
Sí-sí

I’m looking for an accurate translation of ‘sí-sí’ below:
• Con la recuperación de la economía ha llegado la hora de los sí‐sí. Son jóvenes que sí estudian y que sí trabajan. Se pasan el verano...
Forum: Grammar May 01, 2020, 02:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By fglorca
Many thanks, guys, really appreciate all your...

Many thanks, guys, really appreciate all your help.
Just one final question:

Estuve allí por dos horas.

I have heard once before that we can't use 'por' with 'hours', that is grammatically...
Forum: Grammar April 28, 2020, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By fglorca
Por Vs Durante

When do we use ‘por’, when do we use ‘durante’, and when can we omit the preposition altogether? Some textbooks tell me they are always interchangeable, but I don’t agree.
Some examples:

I think...
Forum: Grammar April 28, 2020, 01:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By fglorca
Just looking back on what you said there,...

Just looking back on what you said there, AngelicaDeAlquezar...

I have heard Spaniards using para with a time expression:
Mi novio ha ido a Francia para un mes.
Maybe the verb 'pasar' is implied...
Forum: Grammar April 25, 2020, 04:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By fglorca
Thanks so much!

Thanks so much!
Forum: Grammar April 24, 2020, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By fglorca
Por + infinitive; Para + infinitive.

Por + infinitive:
The emphasis is on the fact that these actions should have taken place by now, but for some reason, they haven’t:
El tren está por salir. The train has yet to leave. ...
Forum: Grammar April 24, 2020, 02:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By fglorca
Por vs Para (Time period)

In the sentences below, can 'por' and 'para' be interchanged?
I've always understood the correct term to be 'por', but I have read 'para' in some texts I've come across.

Mi novio ha ido a Francia...
Forum: Grammar April 21, 2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By fglorca
Superb explanation, many thanks,...

Superb explanation, many thanks, AngelicaDeAlquezar!
Forum: Grammar April 17, 2020, 04:16 AM
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Views: 194
Posted By fglorca
Capitals with street names

Is it always required in Spanish to use a capital letter for a street if that street belongs to the whole term?

Go up Main Street and then go down St. John’s Street:
Suba la Calle Mayor y...
Forum: Grammar January 22, 2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 604
Posted By fglorca
Papá, mamá

Are the terms ‘papá’, ‘mamá’, ‘yayo’, and ‘yaya’ only used affectionately, i.e. when you are speaking directly to the person?

Papá, déjame ir a la discoteca.
Mamá, préstame 20 euros.
Yayo, dame...
Forum: Grammar May 17, 2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,172
Posted By fglorca
Thanks, great link!

Thanks, great link!
Forum: Grammar May 16, 2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,172
Posted By fglorca
Llenar de Vs Llenar con

Can the preposition 'de' below be replaced with 'con'?

Mi casa está llena de cosas inútiles.
Mi casa siempre se llena de cosas inútiles.

Las ciudades están llenas de turistas.
Las ciudades...
Forum: Grammar May 12, 2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By fglorca
Thanks a million!

Thanks a million!
Forum: Grammar May 12, 2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By fglorca
Perfect. Thank you so much.

Perfect. Thank you so much.
Forum: Grammar May 12, 2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By fglorca
Excellent explanation, thank you so much!

Excellent explanation, thank you so much!
Forum: Grammar May 12, 2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By fglorca
Thanks so much!

Thanks so much!
Forum: Grammar May 12, 2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By fglorca
Preguntar vs Pedir

I want to ask you if we can change our plans for tomorrow:

Quiero pedirte si podemos cambiar nuestros planes para mañana.
Quiero pedirte cambiar nuestros planes para mañana.
Quiero...
Forum: Grammar May 12, 2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By fglorca
Many thanks, guys. With the "leísmo de...

Many thanks, guys.
With the "leísmo de cortesía", does the same rule apply to the plural form?

Examples:
Encantado de conocerlo. (male)
Encantado de conocerla. (female)
Encantado de...
Forum: Grammar May 12, 2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By fglorca
Nouns with several terms

He has gone to the new music shop on St. Michael’s Street:
• Ha ido a la nueva tienda de música de la Calle San Miguel.

I am struggling to find a different way to express 'new music shop' in...
Forum: Grammar May 12, 2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By fglorca
Qué vs lo que

Do I need a written accent below with ‘que’ (1st sentence), even though it is not a direct question?

Can I simply replace it with ‘lo que’ (2nd sentence, no accent)?

• Oye, te llamo luego para...
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