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Forum: General Chat March 24, 2013, 02:44 AM
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Posted By nativespanish
Looking for someone

Good morning from Madrid

Firstly, I don't know if what I'm going to say is stupid or sounds strange (I'm sorry if it is).

I am native spanish and I'd like to improve my english. My english, as...
Forum: General Chat March 24, 2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 910
Posted By nativespanish
3 minutes of beauty where there is only sadness...

3 minutes of beauty where there is only sadness and desperation. A little piece of sun.
Forum: General Chat March 23, 2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 19,899
Posted By nativespanish
hahaha me too! thank you. Do you know if there is...

hahaha me too! thank you. Do you know if there is a "thick english" anywhere?
Forum: General Chat March 23, 2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By nativespanish
gracias

gracias
Forum: General Chat March 23, 2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 910
Posted By nativespanish
I hope so! :) I´m sorry but....it´s...

I hope so! :)



I´m sorry but....it´s : ¡Que llegue el sol!" :):):)
Forum: General Chat March 23, 2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 19,899
Posted By nativespanish
Like native spanish I prefer the spanish accent,...

Like native spanish I prefer the spanish accent, the spanish spoken in Castille (is the one I have), but I love the cubans´spanish accent, the mexican one, the spanish accent in Uruguay, Chile and...
Forum: General Chat March 23, 2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 910
Posted By nativespanish
Sun, sun, sun, here it comes...

Flashmob Performs 'Here Comes the Sun' in Madrid Unemployment Office.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoBMJAEOvPA
Forum: Introductions March 22, 2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,814
Posted By nativespanish
Smile por eso dije...aquí (en España) no se utilizan....

por eso dije...aquí (en España) no se utilizan. Jamás he oído "¡qué rico!" si no es refiriéndose a comida, a un niño o a un señor con mucho dinero.
Forum: General Chat March 22, 2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By nativespanish
No debería meterme en una declaración de amor,...

No debería meterme en una declaración de amor, pero...


Sergio es muy importante en mi vida. ¿Por qué? te preguntarás. Porque le gusta ayudame con mi español.... peeeero ese muchacho es muy rico...
Forum: Introductions March 22, 2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,814
Posted By nativespanish
mmmmm....disiento. Claro que ¡qué rico! es una...

mmmmm....disiento.
Claro que ¡qué rico! es una expresión correcta, pero no en el contexto que decía ANIMO. Nadie dice: "¿eres español/a? ¡qué rico!". "¿Estudias informática? ¡Qué rico!"... Sí se...
Forum: Grammar March 22, 2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,835
Posted By nativespanish
Hi again. If you listen this song (originally in...

Hi again. If you listen this song (originally in italian) he says "te me vas" around 2:42 and 4:28 minute. Here it has the same meaning: you go away from me, not just away, away from me, with a...
Forum: Introductions March 21, 2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By nativespanish
Hi Ricardo I´m new here too. My native...

Hi Ricardo

I´m new here too. My native language is Spanish. I want to improve my english. I use to translate literally from Spanish to English and I have not a fluent English. I´d like to improve...
Forum: Translations March 21, 2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,332
Posted By nativespanish
Yes, but now I think when I traveled outside...

Yes, but now I think when I traveled outside Europe and I spoke english I´m not sure what I said! oh my god!. Once I sent an email to an australian guy and I wrote...bla bla bla bla.........hogs from...
Forum: Grammar March 21, 2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,460
Posted By nativespanish
pocas veces utiizamos aquí la palabra "papas"...

pocas veces utiizamos aquí la palabra "papas" (patatas), excepto en alguna zona como Canarias. Es más común su uso en Sudamérica. Sabemos qué significa pero no se utiliza.
Forum: Translations March 21, 2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,332
Posted By nativespanish
Thank you! yes, you´re right, I knew that but I...

Thank you! yes, you´re right, I knew that but I always forget it!
Forum: Introductions March 21, 2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,814
Posted By nativespanish
Hi awaken Thank you for your answer. ...

Hi awaken
Thank you for your answer.

Yes, I wanted to say "I thought I spoke English pretty well until I first traveled abroad". As you can see I have many mistakes.
Yes, for the last sentence...
Forum: Translations March 21, 2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,332
Posted By nativespanish
hi Sarita08 That´s the same with popular...

hi Sarita08

That´s the same with popular sayings. A lot of things have to see with culture and costumes and you can´t translate literally, like:
To butter someone up. What do you mean? you put...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings March 21, 2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,180
Posted By nativespanish
ok, "derogatorio" exists but "derogotorio"...

ok, "derogatorio" exists but "derogotorio" doesn´t. I´m sorry, only one letter makes I don´t understand the word.

Derogatorio means...to abrogate, to revoke, to repeal (for example a law). The...
Forum: Introductions March 21, 2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,814
Posted By nativespanish
Firstly...in spanish we never say ¡qué rico!,...

Firstly...in spanish we never say ¡qué rico!, only when we are eating, for example an ice cream. Better you say....¡qué bien!. Qué rico is used in America.

entonces, gracias. para me ayudas?...
Forum: Grammar March 21, 2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,835
Posted By nativespanish
the song says.........dónde te me vas ...

the song says.........dónde te me vas

That´s not a common use. We say...dónde te vas? but if you want to give a romantic sense to that question you say "dónde te me vas" means you go away from...
Forum: Introductions March 21, 2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,814
Posted By nativespanish
HI! I live in Madrid (I was born in Madrid). My...

HI! I live in Madrid (I was born in Madrid). My mother language is spanish. I thought I spoke a pretty english since I first travelled abroad...I studied english a lot of years ago but when I travel...
Forum: Translations March 21, 2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,629
Posted By nativespanish
Hi raji! in spanish "margosa" is not a...

Hi raji!

in spanish "margosa" is not a tree, it´s a kind of rock used like a fertilizant. So, firstly check the real name of the tree in spanish
Delete words in red and use words in green

...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings March 21, 2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,180
Posted By nativespanish
"derogatorio" doesn´t exist, I don´t know if you...

"derogatorio" doesn´t exist, I don´t know if you want to say PEYORATIVO

peyorativo=insulto

For example: the word pig (in spanish "CERDO" is a noun, but if you use like an adjective , for...
Forum: Translations March 21, 2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,510
Posted By nativespanish
I think "Part of my family is Cuban and they...

I think "Part of my family is Cuban and they taught me most of what I know," that "most" mean they taught me a lot of thing but not everything, so I translate: Parte de mi familia es cubana y me...
Forum: Idioms & Sayings March 21, 2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,180
Posted By nativespanish
Sí (if you write or say "SÏ" not "SI" like an...

Sí (if you write or say "SÏ" not "SI" like an affirmation you have to put a comma behind: Sí, tiene que ver...)tiene algo de ver con paleto porque se refiere a gente campestre que viven en las...
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