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Forum: Idioms & Sayings October 17, 2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By Thomson
There is a TV show called "suelte la sopa". I...

There is a TV show called "suelte la sopa". I took that to figuratively mean "spill the beans".
Forum: Grammar August 04, 2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Thomson
Vamonos is a common example

Vamonos is a common example
Forum: Grammar July 10, 2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By Thomson
I'ĺl take a shot Espero que ocurra pronto

I'ĺl take a shot

Espero que ocurra pronto
Forum: Grammar March 28, 2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,564
Posted By Thomson
Good info, Thanks Rusty As for the 'como'...

Good info, Thanks Rusty

As for the 'como' quiz....

I got ¿Cómo como? Como como como. (only 5 of them) How do I eat? I eat how I eat. I couldn't quite get the 6th como

But you introduced a...
Forum: Grammar March 27, 2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,564
Posted By Thomson
That is very helpful, thank you

That is very helpful, thank you
Forum: Grammar March 27, 2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,564
Posted By Thomson
[/QUOTE] I would like to expand on this, for...

[/QUOTE]

I would like to expand on this, for my own education and perhaps a help to others. I would like some verification if what I have written below is correct.

You drink water (Present...
Forum: Grammar June 28, 2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,363
Posted By Thomson
In general, the phrase with _____ experience, the...

In general, the phrase with _____ experience, the ____ would be a noun. When you say with work experience, you are using the noun form of work. That is generally how this expression is used.

If...
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,755
Posted By Thomson
Angelica and Rusty, you guys are awesome.

Angelica and Rusty, you guys are awesome.
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,755
Posted By Thomson
Rusty, you are quite the scholar in Spanish and...

Rusty, you are quite the scholar in Spanish and English and am just learning Spanish so I feel funny doubting you. But I have learned that an indirect object pronoun is required whether the indirect...
Forum: Grammar June 18, 2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 757
Posted By Thomson
Try concentrating on the vowel before the r/rr....

Try concentrating on the vowel before the r/rr. Really emphasize it. When it comes to the r/rr, stretch your mouth side-to-side.

The reason you emphasize the vowel before is it will get the...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings December 16, 2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,952
Posted By Thomson
¡Muchas gracias!

¡Muchas gracias!
Forum: Culture December 04, 2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,199
Posted By Thomson
search for extr@ en español in youtube. It...

search for extr@ en español in youtube.

It is a 13 episode series done in sort of the Three's Company style. There are some versions on Youtube with subtitles if you prefer those.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings November 26, 2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,952
Posted By Thomson
While "none the wiser" can mean “not comprehend",...

While "none the wiser" can mean “not comprehend", it generally is used to mean "not aware"
Mientras que "none the wiser" puede significar "no comprender", por lo general, se utiliza para significar...
Forum: Vocabulary November 24, 2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,721
Posted By Thomson
I think ..."from the video" is better for that is...

I think ..."from the video" is better for that is the origin of the sound

on the video means more like something physically in contact with the video.

in the video means more like something...
Forum: Vocabulary November 24, 2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,906
Posted By Thomson
Let me offer a few thoughts that might be helpful...

Let me offer a few thoughts that might be helpful and I will try to incorporate some examples from the lovely Angelica De Alquezar. Then again, I could be completely wrong.

Designio means...
Forum: Translations February 01, 2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,089
Posted By Thomson
Thank you very much wr, that was very helpful!

Thank you very much wr, that was very helpful!
Forum: Translations January 30, 2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,731
Posted By Thomson
I think the last word is acechador (spy, secret...

I think the last word is acechador (spy, secret observer)

** beginning Spanish student; corrections welcomed **
Forum: Translations January 30, 2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,089
Posted By Thomson
You no doubt received the right answer and I may...

You no doubt received the right answer and I may have no business extending this but I have a follow-up question

The sentence with the implied pronoun in red:
That would make me a liar instead of...
Forum: Translations January 29, 2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By Thomson
On llevar vs tomar.... llevar 'to take' to...

On llevar vs tomar....

llevar 'to take' to carry, transport, etc. take her to the airport, take the gift home

tomar 'to take' something for one's use. To take a pill, take the train, take a...
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