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Forum: Grammar February 14, 2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar. That answers my...

Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar. That answers my question.
Forum: Grammar February 11, 2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By Bobbert
Thanks, poli. Your suggestion feels more...

Thanks, poli.

Your suggestion feels more like "I would hope.........," but I guess that could work too. It will take some getting used to since that's not the first thing that comes to my mind...
Forum: Grammar February 09, 2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By Bobbert
Espero Que............

I normally see the present subjunctive after “espero que,” but in the examples below, the present subjunctive doesn’t feel right since the action already happened.

Are these examples correct? ...
Forum: Grammar February 03, 2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Bobbert
Thanks, Rusty. That's a great explanation. It's...

Thanks, Rusty. That's a great explanation. It's totally clear to me now.
Forum: Grammar February 02, 2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Bobbert
"Le" or "Les"

They are taking everything away from his business partners

Le están quitando todo a sus socios comerciales/de negocios
Les están quitando todo a sus socios comerciales/de negocios

Do I need to...
Forum: Translations January 19, 2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar. That clears it up...

Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar. That clears it up for me.
Forum: Translations January 17, 2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By Bobbert
Should Not Be Allowed To

Recently, during a conversation, I wanted to voice the opinion:

“Those people should not be allowed to use the system.”

I ended up not voicing my opinion because I couldn’t formulate the...
Forum: Grammar November 27, 2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you for responding, Rusty, and thank you...

Thank you for responding, Rusty, and thank you for the link. That clears it up.
Forum: Translations November 26, 2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By Bobbert
Actually, I did ask another question about a week...

Actually, I did ask another question about a week ago entitled "Están vs. Son" in the Grammar section that may have gotten overlooked.

Getting an answer to that question would also be a great...
Forum: Translations November 26, 2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AngelicadeAlquezar. That really...

Thank you, AngelicadeAlquezar. That really helped.

The concept of "supposed to" / "not supposed to" is a difficult construction in Spanish for me because it's not a direct translation. Your...
Forum: Translations November 25, 2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By Bobbert
No one was supposed to be there

In a conversation, I was going to say, "No one was supposed to be there." I didn't actually say it because I was unsure of how to form the sentence. Now that I have time to think about it, I'm...
Forum: Grammar November 20, 2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By Bobbert
Están vs. Son

Discussing recent accidents in my neighborhood with my neighbor, I said, “Muchos de estos accidentes están causados por conductores desatentos.” My neighbor added, “Y son causados por personas que...
Forum: Grammar November 12, 2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AlgelicaDeAlquezar. Your explanations...

Thank you, AlgelicaDeAlquezar. Your explanations make it clear. I appreciate your taking the time to write them.
Forum: Grammar November 10, 2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Bobbert
You'll Wish

If I don't do it now, tomorrow you'll wish I had done it.

Si no lo hago ahora, mañana desearás que lo hubiera hecho
Si no lo hago ahora, mañana desearás que lo haya hecho

Since "you'll wish"...
Forum: Translations November 05, 2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar, for the...

Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar, for the corrections and suggestions. That clears it up for me.
Forum: Translations November 04, 2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By Bobbert
Might As Well Have Not Even ........

I heard this comment said in English the other day, and I wondered to myself how I would have translated it.

That blouse is so low-cut that she might as well have not even worn it.

I would...
Forum: Translations October 04, 2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Robindesbois.

Thank you, Robindesbois.
Forum: Translations October 03, 2020, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, Robindesbois. From your comment, I...

Thank you, Robindesbois. From your comment, I understand that "permanecer" is the best verb to use in this case.

Are the other examples with "quedarse" and "quedar" also correct but just not...
Forum: Translations October 01, 2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By Bobbert
Permanecer / Quedar / Quedarse

What is the correct way to say "stays" / "remains" in the following example?

I'm in favor of this bill if it stays/remains as is.

Estoy a favor de este proyecto de ley si permanece tal cual.
...
Forum: Grammar September 16, 2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.

Thank you, AngelicaDeAlquezar.
Forum: Grammar September 15, 2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By Bobbert
If I hadn't stopped and..........

Are any of my attempts below viable ways of saying:

If I hadn’t stopped and let the other car go by, I wouldn’t be in this predicament now


Si no hubiera parado y dejara que el otro...
Forum: Vocabulary September 11, 2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,174
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you Rusty and AngelicaDeAlquezar.

Thank you Rusty and AngelicaDeAlquezar.
Forum: Vocabulary September 10, 2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,174
Posted By Bobbert
Electric Scooter for People with Mobility Issues

What word is used in Mexico for an electric scooter that people who have mobility issues ride in? It's not an electric wheelchair; it's a type of scooter.

patinete eléctrico

motoneta eléctrica...
Forum: Grammar August 20, 2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By Bobbert
AngelicadeAlquezar, There is no need to be sorry....

AngelicadeAlquezar, There is no need to be sorry. I made the correction in my notebook.
Forum: Translations August 18, 2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By Bobbert
Thank you for your input, poli. I appreciate it....

Thank you for your input, poli. I appreciate it.

Thank you so much for your detailed explanations, suggestions, and alternatives, AngelicadeAlquezar. For me, your detailed responses are like...
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