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Forum: Grammar November 22, 2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 90
Posted By deandddd
Ok! Dean

Ok!

Dean
Forum: Grammar November 22, 2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 90
Posted By deandddd
Rusty, One more thing. Can I say "Me...

Rusty,

One more thing.

Can I say "Me dio un susto"?

Dean
Forum: Grammar November 22, 2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 90
Posted By deandddd
Rusty, Thank you. Dean

Rusty,

Thank you.

Dean
Forum: Grammar November 21, 2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 90
Posted By deandddd
Me Asusté

Members of the Forum,

I am a little confused about the correct usage of the verb "asustar".

I was listening to a recorded conversation in which the person was telling about how she was scared...
Forum: Grammar November 13, 2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By deandddd
Se Me Olvidó ...

Rusty,

Yes, it was "me olvidé de".

You have explained it well, confusion cleared.

Thanks!

Dean
Forum: Grammar November 13, 2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By deandddd
Se Me Olvidó ...

People,

I have always used the structure "se me olvidó", as an examle, "Se me olvidaron las llaves".

But recently I heard "Me olvidó de". "se" has been dropped, and "de" has been introduced.
...
Forum: Grammar November 13, 2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 25,522
Posted By deandddd
Subjunctive Thread

People,

I like this thread!

Dean
Forum: Idioms & Sayings November 09, 2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By deandddd
Ah, ok. Dean

Ah, ok.

Dean
Forum: Idioms & Sayings November 08, 2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By deandddd
Angelica, Could you say "corresponder a las...

Angelica,

Could you say "corresponder a las circunstancias" ?

Dean
Forum: Idioms & Sayings October 24, 2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By deandddd
Angelica, Thanks! The word "alegato" really...

Angelica,

Thanks! The word "alegato" really helped me on that one.

Dean
Forum: Idioms & Sayings October 21, 2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By deandddd
I rest my case!

People,

I think that I could say, just in common parlance, "Con esto, está todo dicho", meaning I rest my case.

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But then, there is legal jargon.

I heard "La fiscalía...
Forum: Grammar October 15, 2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By deandddd
WR Holt, You nailed it! Thanks! This is...

WR Holt,

You nailed it! Thanks!

This is the best forum on the internet. I don't know why more people are not aware of it.

Dean
Forum: Grammar October 14, 2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By deandddd
Hizo Trizas

People,

I ran across the following sentence:

"Hizo trisas el florero".

I think that something is strange here. It stipulates that a person, third person singular, broke the flower vase.
...
Forum: Grammar October 14, 2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 44,556
Posted By deandddd
I am loving this discussion. Dean

I am loving this discussion.

Dean
Forum: Idioms & Sayings September 21, 2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By deandddd
Something I Saw in La Cierva Blanca

People,

In La Cierva Blanca, I saw the following comment about running across, seeing, the deers. The person meant to say, to a second person: "I don't know how it is that you don't run across...
Forum: Vocabulary September 09, 2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By deandddd
Angelica, You nailed it. Thanks! ...

Angelica,

You nailed it.

Thanks!

Dean
Forum: Vocabulary September 08, 2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By deandddd
Poli, But I have found it as a noun in the...

Poli,

But I have found it as a noun in the dictionary, and I think it is used to wish people to get better. But is it used in other situations than that?

Dean
Forum: Vocabulary September 08, 2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By deandddd
Mejora vs. Mejoramiento

Members of the Forum,

What is the difference in the usage of mejora and mejoramiento?

Can I just say "mejoras" to wish that someone gets better who is sick?

And mejoría?

Dean
Forum: Idioms & Sayings September 05, 2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By deandddd
Angelica, Thank you very much. Dean

Angelica,

Thank you very much.

Dean
Forum: Idioms & Sayings September 05, 2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By deandddd
Exaggerating in Order to Make a Point?

People,

How would I express something like the folowing: "I'm exaggerating a little bit in order to make my point"?

Cheers!
Forum: Idioms & Sayings September 05, 2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,280
Posted By deandddd
People, How about "escaparse impune"? ...

People,

How about "escaparse impune"?

Cheers!
Forum: Idioms & Sayings September 05, 2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,145
Posted By deandddd
People, I think that the following is also...

People,

I think that the following is also typical to express disbelief: ¿Así por las buenas?

Cheers!
Forum: Grammar August 08, 2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By deandddd
Angelica, Tyrn, Well, as long as I know that...

Angelica, Tyrn,

Well, as long as I know that either way it works, and that I am not making a fool of myself, I can say it either way and not go over one of those "speed bumps" in the middle of a...
Forum: Grammar August 07, 2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By deandddd
Tyrn, The only rule that I know of is when...

Tyrn,

The only rule that I know of is when the subject has something impersonal about it. And I found those two examples, "Dios lo hizo así" and "El ruído lo sacó de sus casillas".

But in your...
Forum: Grammar August 07, 2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By deandddd
A Case of Lo vs. Le

List Members,

I rcently ran across this sentence: "Lo tacharon de ...".

Now, I would say something like:

"Dios lo hizo así" or "El ruído lo sacó de sus casillas".

I would do this because...
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