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Forum: Translations December 04, 2018, 06:36 PM
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Posted By poli
I would use aspira instead of inhala. You are...

I would use aspira instead of inhala. You are more likely to hear valor instead of coraje as a positive term for courage.
Forum: Grammar November 27, 2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By poli
No, this sentence does not usually take the...

No, this sentence does not usually take the subjunctive. There may be a situation when the subjunctive is used here, and leave that to native speakers. I could only assume that you can use it if...
Forum: Translations November 26, 2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By poli
Retirar is also commonly used for taking away (as...

Retirar is also commonly used for taking away (as in food from a restaurant) at least in Caribbean Spanish. A lot of times you may hear a waiter or busser ask ¿Puedo retirar los platos?
I assume you...
Forum: Translations November 20, 2018, 06:47 PM
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Posted By poli
También vale la pena saber que una frase require...

También vale la pena saber que una frase require un sustantivo y un verbo.
Con lo que está pasando en el clima internacional que incluye eventos actuales en Polonia y EEUU, debemos investigar la...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings November 09, 2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By poli
or Venice is winning the battle against sea...

or Venice is winning the battle against sea erosion.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings November 07, 2018, 06:57 PM
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Views: 282
Posted By poli
Venice is gaining ground in its battle with...

Venice is gaining ground in its battle with rising tides. Is this true:thinking:?
Forum: Vocabulary November 06, 2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By poli
Thanks. I am now assuming that lonja and loncha...

Thanks. I am now assuming that lonja and loncha are used most commonly in Spain.
Forum: Vocabulary November 06, 2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By poli
Rebanada, lonja, loncha

I hear rebanada, but I am not sure about how lonja and loncha are used. Are they regional? Are the terms interchangeable. For instance, can you say lonja de pizza? I suspect you can't. Is it a...
Forum: Grammar November 02, 2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By poli
Es una preposición que significa without en...

Es una preposición que significa without en inglés. Es una preposición que tiene que estar seguida por el subjuntivo.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings October 28, 2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By poli
Topmost is superiorísimo, but that requires an...

Topmost is superiorísimo, but that requires an accent mark.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings October 26, 2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By poli
Rub salt in the wound may also be a translation....

Rub salt in the wound may also be a translation. To hit a raw nerve can be unintentional, but to rub salt in the wound implies ill will or revenge.
Forum: Vocabulary October 24, 2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By poli
justo not justos Justo can be used in both...

justo not justos

Justo can be used in both positions but I believe the nuance changes a little bit.
I can't give you a definitive answer on this, but justo cinco dólaresif it's used at all sounds...
Forum: Translations October 23, 2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By poli
There is a direct translation. Broke in Spanish...

There is a direct translation. Broke in Spanish is quebrado. I can be used the same way it's used in English. Me dejó quebrado o ya estoy quebrado.
Forum: Vocabulary October 22, 2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By poli
cinco dólares justo

cinco dólares justo
Forum: Translations October 19, 2018, 01:01 PM
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Views: 351
Posted By poli
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The verb desmedir means to go too far. You may be able to incorporate that verb to express your reason. Spanish is my second language, and I suspect that I may not present you the smoothest way of...
Forum: Grammar October 04, 2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By poli
I would say The Children's Community Foundation...

I would say The Children's Community Foundation although a more direct translation would be The Children's Village Foundation.
Forum: Vocabulary October 04, 2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By poli
Yes, she's figuratively so hot she's on fire.

Yes, she's figuratively so hot she's on fire.
Forum: Vocabulary October 03, 2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By poli
Figuratively to be on fire is to have amazing...

Figuratively to be on fire is to have amazing success. So much success that you attract attention for your efforts.
Forum: Translations October 03, 2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By poli
Ya luego que means it's then that, or and then...

Ya luego que means it's then that, or and then consequently, or subsequently.
Forum: Grammar October 03, 2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By poli
Yes, that's what it means.

Yes, that's what it means.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings October 03, 2018, 07:29 AM
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Views: 198
Posted By poli
He turned as red as a beet.

He turned as red as a beet.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings October 01, 2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By poli
Thank you, Rusty.

Thank you, Rusty.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings September 30, 2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By poli
Just under the wire

How would you say this in Spanish. My guess is that you would incorporate the verb raspar but I'm really not sure.
Forum: Introductions September 26, 2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By poli
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El español es uno de los pocos idiomas que son verdaderamente internacionales . Es el idioma común de todo América Latina menos Brasil, Guyana Francés y Suriname. Es el segundo idioma de EEUU. El...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings September 24, 2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,074
Posted By poli
Cabrón is a word for SOB or MF. Depending on the...

Cabrón is a word for SOB or MF. Depending on the country the person is from, it can be a fighting word or a joking word. That's why it's good to avoid using it.
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