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Forum: Grammar August 13, 2018, 12:03 AM
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Posted By Rusty
The Addams Family = Los Locos Addams Cousin Itt...

The Addams Family = Los Locos Addams
Cousin Itt = Tio Cosa

It = It (en España), Eso (en México), It: El Payaso Asesino (en Argentina)
Pennywise = El Payaso Pennywise
Forum: Grammar August 11, 2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By Rusty
I would say algunos de ellos, and so would most...

I would say algunos de ellos, and so would most native speakers. That said, I was surprised to find a couple of places online where the 'wrong' pronoun was being used. It may just be a mistake or a...
Forum: Translations August 09, 2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By Rusty
Yeah, I think native speakers in every language...

Yeah, I think native speakers in every language get a few things wrong. We Americans certainly do.
Forum: Translations August 09, 2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By Rusty
Looking at the RAE, the first definition of...

Looking at the RAE, the first definition of vecindario is the group of people in an area (conjunto de vecinos, the neighbors). The second meaning is the register of inhabitants (people in an area)....
Forum: Translations August 08, 2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By Rusty
You're welcome. Have a look at the Spanish...

You're welcome.
Have a look at the Spanish definition of barrio and vecindario. They don't refer to the same thing.
Forum: Translations August 08, 2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By Rusty
Some corrections and suggestions. In your...

Some corrections and suggestions.
In your original post, change 'me estoy hospedando' to 'me quedo'. (Don't use the present progressive here. It is used to describe something that is happening now,...
Forum: Vocabulary August 07, 2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By Rusty
cabrearse...

cabrearse (https://www.wordreference.com/es/en/translation.asp?spen=cabrearse)
Forum: Grammar July 25, 2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By Rusty
What you meant was 'tener que' in your post. :)...

What you meant was 'tener que' in your post. :) As far as I know, ONLY 'tener que' exists, using the pattern you described.
'Dejar que' doesn't exist in Spanish.
The verb 'dejar' can be translated...
Forum: Vocabulary July 24, 2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 787
Posted By Rusty
I changed the title to 'Noncompliance'. ...

I changed the title to 'Noncompliance'.

'Incumplimiento' is the right word.
Forum: Grammar July 21, 2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By Rusty
Lo que se me ocurre es "o sea", que significa lo...

Lo que se me ocurre es "o sea", que significa lo mismo que "es decir" (primero en la lista que nos diste) pero no encaja con los demás, igual que "es decir" no encaja con los demás. De todos modos,...
Forum: Grammar July 20, 2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By Rusty
Actually, no reflexive pronouns are being used in...

Actually, no reflexive pronouns are being used in the examples you wrote.
In the first two cases, they are direct object pronouns.

The verb gustar is different. The thing that is liked in English...
Forum: General Chat July 18, 2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,373
Posted By Rusty
Some corrections for you, as requested.

Some corrections for you, as requested.
Forum: Vocabulary July 16, 2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By Rusty
Marañón is used in Central America.

Marañón is used in Central America.
Forum: Vocabulary July 15, 2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By Rusty
In this case, I would use 'a continuación', for...

In this case, I would use 'a continuación', for 'next'.
Forum: General Chat July 15, 2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,373
Posted By Rusty
I believe latinos are sincerely flattered if you...

I believe latinos are sincerely flattered if you make an effort to speak in their language in their country. They may describe the experience to their conocidos as hearing español chapurreado, but...
Forum: Grammar July 14, 2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Rusty
What you're really asking about is irregular...

What you're really asking about is irregular verbs. These, unfortunately, can only be memorized. The good thing is that there are fewer patterns to learn in the present tense than there are verbs...
Forum: Culture July 10, 2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,409
Posted By Rusty
I'll help you figure out a translation. ...

I'll help you figure out a translation.

First off, the word 'handicap' is a noun that means, among other things, a physical or mental disability, but it isn't used to describe the person who has...
Forum: Introductions July 10, 2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,548
Posted By Rusty
Welcome to the forums, Cara!

Welcome to the forums, Cara!
Forum: Translations July 07, 2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By Rusty
Hi BeeBee, Welcome to the forums. ...

Hi BeeBee,

Welcome to the forums.

Sorry, but we aren't a free translation service.
We prefer it if you try your own hand at translation first and then we'll help you make it sound just right...
Forum: Translations July 05, 2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By Rusty
Here are three English translations of "Estudio...

Here are three English translations of "Estudio español."

I study Spanish.
I do study Spanish.
I'm studying Spanish.

There is also one more translation of the Spanish present tense into...
Forum: Introductions July 05, 2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1
Hi
Views: 410
Posted By Rusty
Welcome to the forums!

Welcome to the forums!
Forum: Translations July 03, 2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By Rusty
The phrase is slang. It can mean he'll take a...

The phrase is slang. It can mean he'll take a dare or take it on (up to it/down with it).
Forum: Translations June 30, 2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By Rusty
Those words aren't found together in the song. ...

Those words aren't found together in the song.

With a little more context, from the song itself, the meaning of 'jardinero o cocinero, igual me la rifo' is "gardener or cook, I do it all the...
Forum: Grammar June 20, 2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By Rusty
It's correct to use 'verlos', since the two male...

It's correct to use 'verlos', since the two male neighbors are the direct object, but 'verles' is allowed, especially in Spain.
If your neighbors are females, use 'verlas'.
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By Rusty
And there are other contexts. In which context...

And there are other contexts. In which context did you discover the phrase?
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