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Forum: Culture October 21, 2018, 03:41 PM
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Posted By JPablo
¡Fenomenal!

¡Fenomenal!
Forum: General Chat July 16, 2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,790
Posted By JPablo
Yes, I agree with Poli on that. But then,...

Yes, I agree with Poli on that.

But then, the conversation will flow with ease, and you could go back and forth, as long as the level of "agreement" increases with the increased communication.
Forum: General Chat July 16, 2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,790
Posted By JPablo
Bob, the point here is like the Golden Rule: ...

Bob, the point here is like the Golden Rule:

Intenta tratar a los demás como te gustaría que te trataran a ti.

Intenta no hacer a los demás lo que no querrías que te hicieran a ti.

Sure,...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings July 11, 2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By JPablo
Yes, indeed. lo fichó el FC Barcelona — he...

Yes, indeed.

lo fichó el FC Barcelona — he was signed (up) by FC Barcelona

Fichar por alguien - un club o una compañía o empresa - to join somebody, some club, some company...

It is an...
Forum: General Chat June 29, 2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,393
Posted By JPablo
:eek: :D:D ¡¡Madre mía!! :D:D:D Muy...

:eek:

:D:D ¡¡Madre mía!! :D:D:D

Muy bueno... :applause:

Ufff..., ¡lo que nos hemos reído! :D:D:D
Forum: Vocabulary June 29, 2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By JPablo
¡Gracias, Malila!

¡Gracias, Malila!
Forum: Grammar June 29, 2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By JPablo
In Spain, "colegio" and "escuela" are practically...

In Spain, "colegio" and "escuela" are practically synonymous. That is "school".

(Escuela, however can combine into "Escuela de Artes y Oficios" - Arts and
Crafts school, and other combinations...
Forum: Vocabulary June 25, 2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By JPablo
In Spain we use "arcén". ...

In Spain we use "arcén".

http://dle.rae.es/?id=3S4e8AZ

https://es.oxforddictionaries.com/translate/spanish-english/arcen


En Argentina, Paraguay y Uruguay: banquina.
...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings June 10, 2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By JPablo
Sí, como dice el DRAE: echando leches ...

Sí, como dice el DRAE:

echando leches

1. loc. adv. vulg. Muy deprisa.

http://dle.rae.es/?id=N2tsDWF

También:
Forum: Idioms & Sayings May 16, 2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 814
Posted By JPablo
Sí, la verdad es que es bueno, este refrancico......

Sí, la verdad es que es bueno, este refrancico... ;) :D
Forum: Vocabulary May 16, 2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By JPablo
Pues, sí. Aunque "siempre" es un término muy...

Pues, sí. Aunque "siempre" es un término muy absoluto, y el mundo da muchas vueltas.

Lo cierto es que no espero irme a Marte con un Falcon 9, ni nada por el estilo... ;-)

¡Saludos, Robin!
Forum: Vocabulary May 16, 2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 795
Posted By JPablo
Yes, it is a register somewhat literary, but it...

Yes, it is a register somewhat literary, but it is not uncommon.

Here are a couple of examples, just using Google,

El huracán María azotó Puerto Rico con tal fuerza que dejó a la isla...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings May 06, 2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 814
Posted By JPablo
Robin, aparte de lo que se anotó en su día, aquí...

Robin, aparte de lo que se anotó en su día, aquí tienes un enlace que explica la idea de forma bastante cabal:

http://hombrerefranero.blogspot.com/2009/07/reunion-de-pastores-oveja-muerta.html
...
Forum: Introductions May 05, 2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,222
Posted By JPablo
¡Bienvenido a los foros! ¡Disfruta...

¡Bienvenido a los foros!

¡Disfruta aprendiendo!
Forum: Vocabulary May 05, 2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By JPablo
Thank you. ¿Eh? ¡Eh! ¿Uh? ¡Uh! ¡Sí,...

Thank you.

¿Eh? ¡Eh! ¿Uh? ¡Uh!

¡Sí, sigo en EE. UU.!

Bueno, sin ponerme purista, sí, sigo en USA...

Es solo que soy muy consciente de las recomendaciones de la FUNDÉU:
Forum: Grammar April 26, 2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By JPablo
¡I agree with Angelica!

¡I agree with Angelica!
Forum: Vocabulary April 26, 2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By JPablo
Wikipedia, Oxford, Rusty... :) Canons of...

Wikipedia, Oxford, Rusty... :)

Canons of beauty follow the evolution of fashion and are dependent on the evolution of physical decoration techniques such as hairdressing or make up.
...
Forum: General Chat April 13, 2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,088
Posted By JPablo
Very funny, particularly for Spanish speaking...

Very funny, particularly for Spanish speaking persons (in my view!)

I'd take that "advanced" learners must be funny too!

Un chucho es un perro, y una chucha sería una perra... pero en Cataluña...
Forum: Introductions February 09, 2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,092
Posted By JPablo
Ditto: ¡Bienvenido a los foros, Kev! ¡Y...

Ditto:

¡Bienvenido a los foros, Kev!

¡Y viva tu corazón español! :-)
Forum: Practice & Homework February 06, 2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,070
Posted By JPablo
Sounds decent to me. The only thing I...

Sounds decent to me.

The only thing I cannot hear is the "s" in compras, at the end of the recording, but I am not sure if it simply cut.

¿Con quién quieres ir de compras?

Otherwise, your...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings February 03, 2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By JPablo
Yes, I heard it that way. Also, encajar...

Yes, I heard it that way.

Also,
encajar bien las críticas — to take the criticism well

But it could also mean, to be able to say the joke at the appropriate moment.

Saludos, Poli.
Forum: Vocabulary February 03, 2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By JPablo
Ah, you're welcome. Well, now you're all...

Ah, you're welcome.

Well, now you're all set! ;) :D
Forum: Vocabulary February 03, 2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By JPablo
De nada, Bobbert, un placer. :-)

De nada, Bobbert, un placer. :-)
Forum: Introductions February 01, 2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,440
Posted By JPablo
¡Bienvenida a los foros, Casey! ¡Que...

¡Bienvenida a los foros, Casey!

¡Que aprendas mucho!
Forum: Vocabulary February 01, 2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By JPablo
En España: manillar. En México creo que...

En España: manillar.

En México creo que usan "manubrio".

Por ejemplo (sacados del CREA):

Palinuro en una bicicleta y sin tocar el [***]manubrio[***] con las manos.

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