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Forum: Vocabulary May 13, 2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Angelica. Those explanations really...

Thank you, Angelica. Those explanations really help. Now I have something concrete to go by.
Forum: Vocabulary May 11, 2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By Bobbert
Vacation-Type Outdoor Activities

I’m unsure how to say the following outdoor activities because the dictionaries I have consulted all differ. Perhaps they differ because the various Spanish-speaking countries use different wording....
Forum: Vocabulary May 03, 2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Angelica and poli. That's what I...

Thank you, Angelica and poli. That's what I needed to know.
Forum: Vocabulary May 02, 2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By Bobbert
The "Hoof" of an Animal

Are the words "casco" and "pezuña" synonyms that mean "the hoof of an animal"?

If they are not synonyms, which common animals have "cascos" and which common animals have "pezuñas"?

I’m most...
Forum: Grammar March 20, 2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you for your detailed response, Angelica. ...

Thank you for your detailed response, Angelica. That makes it perfectly clear.
Forum: Grammar March 18, 2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Tomisimo and Angelica, for the added...

Thank you, Tomisimo and Angelica, for the added input.

What verb would be best to use when referring to people? For instance, after learning about a bad relationship, you might advise your close...
Forum: Grammar March 16, 2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By Bobbert
Thanks, Rusty. That makes sense. Thanks,...

Thanks, Rusty. That makes sense.

Thanks, poli. I'll consider using the verb "botar."
Forum: Grammar March 15, 2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By Bobbert
Get Rid of "It"

I’m unsure which word to use for “it” at the end of my sentences below. The sentences are meant to be commands:

Get rid of it (referring to a masculine object: el libro, el chicle, el reloj)...
Forum: Vocabulary February 09, 2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,065
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Rusty and Angelica.

Thank you, Rusty and Angelica.
Forum: Vocabulary February 08, 2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,065
Posted By Bobbert
My Ears are Popping

I'm unsure how to say "my ears are popping." This sensation in the ear happens when there is a change in altitude when flying in a jet. I'm sure I'm going to need this sentence when I fly to Chile...
Forum: Vocabulary February 01, 2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Bobbert
Gracias, JPablo y Angelica.

Gracias, JPablo y Angelica.
Forum: Vocabulary January 31, 2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Bobbert
Handlebars

¿Cómo se llama esta parte de una bicicleta en el español de México?

Manillar?

Manubrio?

Gracias por adelantado.


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Forum: Translations January 19, 2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Angelica.

Thank you, Angelica.
Forum: Translations January 19, 2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By Bobbert
Are You Being Waited on, Ma'am?

When working in a public establishment, what is a good way to ask:

Are you being waited on, ma’am?
¿Le están atendiendo, señorita?
¿La están atendiendo, señorita?
¿Le atienden, señorita?
¿La...
Forum: Translations December 21, 2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Angelica.

Thank you, Angelica.
Forum: Translations December 21, 2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you for the Castilian perspective,...

Thank you for the Castilian perspective, ROBINDESBOIS. That’s good information to know.

Now to take this just a little further, am I to assume that if the first part of the sentence begins with...
Forum: Translations December 07, 2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Angelica, especially for the added...

Thank you, Angelica, especially for the added details.

Yes, I have seen both "faltar al respeto" and "faltar el respeto" written, but I wasn't sure what is most commonly used in Mexico, and now I...
Forum: Translations December 07, 2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By Bobbert
Thanks for the feedback, ROBINDESBOIS. Is...

Thanks for the feedback, ROBINDESBOIS.

Is the first example also correct if I take out the word "el" before the word "hijo," or is that construction not valid?

"Sin importar el hijo de quien...
Forum: Translations December 03, 2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By Bobbert
Thanks, Rusty. At least I know that construction...

Thanks, Rusty. At least I know that construction is correct and would be understood.

AND thanks for correcting the careless English error. I wrote it correctly in the title and then got careless...
Forum: Translations December 01, 2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By Bobbert
Regardless of Whose Son You Are...

I want to convey a strong message to an adolescent boy. I'm unsure how to properly construct the sentence. Are any of these sentence constructions correct for conveying:

Regardless of who's son...
Forum: Translations November 26, 2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Angelica. That gives me a good...

Thank you, Angelica. That gives me a good starting point and clears up a lot of my doubt.
Forum: Translations November 26, 2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By Bobbert
"No Se Supone Que..."

I struggle with “no se supone que” and how to use it. I’ll start with the combinations below and then ask more questions about other combinations after I get some clarification on these below.
...
Forum: Vocabulary November 25, 2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 812
Posted By Bobbert
Gracias, Angelica.

Gracias, Angelica.
Forum: Vocabulary November 24, 2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 812
Posted By Bobbert
A Figurine

¿Cuál es la palabra que se usa en México para "a figurine" (una pequeña figura tallada o moldeada)? El diccionario no me ayuda con un país específico.

Figurilla?

Estatuilla?

Figurita?
...
Forum: Grammar October 31, 2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Angelica. That makes perfect sense. ...

Thank you, Angelica. That makes perfect sense.

Thank you for the margin note. I'll be sure to utilize the pull-down menu from this site.
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