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Forum: Translations Yesterday, 06:38 PM
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Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I agree with Rusty. The person is saying both...

I agree with Rusty. The person is saying both persons must pause their schedule, no matter what their many activities are. That should be also enough time for them not to feel pressed ("un buen...
Forum: Grammar Yesterday, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 87
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
No son lo mismo. Una oración impersonal siempre...

No son lo mismo. Una oración impersonal siempre lleva el verbo en singular porque se desconoce el sujeto. La voz pasiva refleja necesita un sujeto paciente con el cual concuerda el verbo.

- Mi...
Forum: Grammar Yesterday, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 87
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Estoy de acuerdo con Rusty. En tu ejemplo,...

Estoy de acuerdo con Rusty.

En tu ejemplo, las cosas o las personas a quienes alguien ha visto no son el sujeto de la oración, sino el alguien que los vio y que no conocemos.

- Los vecinos...
Forum: Grammar October 21, 2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
En la voz pasiva refleja debe haber un sujeto...

En la voz pasiva refleja debe haber un sujeto paciente que concuerde con el verbo:

- Se vende ropa.
- Se venden zapatos.

- Se solicita ayudante.
- Se solicitan cocineros.

- No se...
Forum: Translations October 20, 2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Please provide your own attempt to translate...

Please provide your own attempt to translate without automatic translators and we will help you with hints and corrections if needed. :)
Forum: Translations October 19, 2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I can't write the letter for you, but here are...

I can't write the letter for you, but here are some suggestions for making it better:
Forum: Vocabulary October 19, 2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 85
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Dado que es exclusivo de España, probablemente no...

Dado que es exclusivo de España, probablemente no haya una traducción como tal.

El British Council tiene el Aptis para profesores.
También existen los cursos de "teacher training", para los...
Forum: Grammar October 14, 2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
"Hasta" se usa con sustantivos o verbos sin...

"Hasta" se usa con sustantivos o verbos sin conjugar. "Hasta que" se usa con verbos conjugados; cuando hay una idea de futuro, se usa con el subjuntivo:

- Nadamos hasta la otra orilla del río....
Forum: Grammar October 11, 2018, 06:43 PM
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Views: 106
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
"Mientras" se usa para una acción que sucede...

"Mientras" se usa para una acción que sucede durante el tiempo que transcurre otra acción:

- Espera aquí mientras voy por un café.
Wait here while I go get a coffee.
- Mi hermano juega...
Forum: Grammar October 05, 2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Yes. I think you may also say "has set...

Yes. I think you may also say "has set milestones".
Forum: Idioms & Sayings October 05, 2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I won't hesitate to kick him out.

I won't hesitate to kick him out.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings October 02, 2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Some more colloquial expressions: - Al...

Some more colloquial expressions:

- Al cuarto para las doce.
-> Los diputados aprobaron la ley al cuarto para las doce. (Meaning they passed little before the deadline.)

- (Using the...
Forum: Grammar September 30, 2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Bob, hay un manual de conjugación que ayuda a...

Bob, hay un manual de conjugación que ayuda a aprender la lógica, en vez de memorizar. Lo tiene Amazon: Conjugación Lengua Española, Larousse...
Forum: Translations September 22, 2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Not necessarily better, but shorter: "Cosas que...

Not necessarily better, but shorter: "Cosas que agradecer" ;)
Forum: Grammar September 21, 2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I agree with Wrholt that there is an expression...

I agree with Wrholt that there is an expression "seguirle los pasos a alguien", but your example, "síguele al hombre", it's a case of "leísmo". "Síguelo" would be better for speakers away from Spain,...
Forum: Grammar September 20, 2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
It depends on the tone. Context and intonation...

It depends on the tone. Context and intonation change the meaning. :)
Forum: Grammar September 19, 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Aunque es más común decir "¿qué hace(s)?", la...

Aunque es más común decir "¿qué hace(s)?", la pregunta con el gerundio es correcta y natural: "¿qué está haciendo (usted)?"/"¿qué estás haciendo?"
Puede usarla sin problema. :)
Forum: Grammar September 17, 2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
@Babymetal: La respuesta está en mi mensaje...

@Babymetal: La respuesta está en mi mensaje anterior. La razón es que se trata de un objeto indirecto, no de un objeto directo. Puedes ganar una competencia o un premio, no una persona. La pregunta...
Forum: Grammar September 16, 2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
"Lo"/"la" and "le" are the pronouns to substitute...

"Lo"/"la" and "le" are the pronouns to substitute respectively the Direct Object and the Indirect Object in the third person singular. There are pronouns for every other person too.

The Direct...
Forum: Grammar September 13, 2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
For every bus route it's better "un horario de...

For every bus route it's better "un horario de (los) autobuses".

"Un horario de autobús" could be just any bus schedule anywhere; not necessarily the one you want. :)
Forum: Grammar September 12, 2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
@fglorca: You wouldn't believe the many mistakes...

@fglorca: You wouldn't believe the many mistakes native speakers make. :D
Forum: Grammar September 12, 2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I agree with Rusty. "Venirse algo encima" is some...

I agree with Rusty. "Venirse algo encima" is some sort of catastrophe one can't avoid.
Forum: Translations August 28, 2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,308
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Sorry. Tomísimo is a language learning community,...

Sorry. Tomísimo is a language learning community, not a free translation service.
If you're using this text for your learning, please post your own proposal for translation first, without the use...
Forum: Vocabulary August 25, 2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,170
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
Igualmente, Pino. Si las encuentras en...

Igualmente, Pino.
Si las encuentras en Italia, no dejes de probarlas. :D
Forum: Grammar August 22, 2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By AngelicaDeAlquezar
I will have to disagree about "leísmo" and...

I will have to disagree about "leísmo" and "loísmo" here: When you say "don't believe her/him", we say "no le creas" (Indirect Object), because in Spanish we believe things, not people themselves and...
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