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Forum: Grammar Today, 05:23 PM
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Posted By Rusty
That was too narrow a choice, in my book...

That was too narrow a choice, in my book :rolleyes: .
Forum: Grammar October 23, 2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 45
Posted By Rusty
In the case cited, even so may have been used...

In the case cited, even so may have been used without any change in meaning.
Here, all the same and even so mean 'in spite of that (the fact he was married twice).'

You could have also...
Forum: Grammar October 20, 2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 60
Posted By Rusty
Your leading question could be more along the...

Your leading question could be more along the lines of "How would like to present a news report?" or a statement like "Let's have some fun presenting a news report of your own."
Forum: Introductions October 19, 2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By Rusty
¡Bienvenido, Trevor!

¡Bienvenido, Trevor!
Forum: Translations October 19, 2020, 07:12 AM
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Views: 56
Posted By Rusty
Very close! What you're looking for is Reino...

Very close! What you're looking for is Reino durmiente. The first word is capitalized; the second is not.
Forum: Translations October 15, 2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By Rusty
Indirect Object Pronouns The translation of...

Indirect Object Pronouns

The translation of the indirect object pronoun 'nos' doesn't appear in the machine translation, as you pointed out. That seems fine to me, since we would actually ask the...
Forum: Grammar October 07, 2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By Rusty
The word spoils is listed as a plural noun. ...

The word spoils is listed as a plural noun.
News is usually used with a singular verb.
Tidings is usually used with a plural verb.
Wages can take either a singular or a plural form.
Forum: Grammar October 02, 2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By Rusty
Without more context, I have to assume that your...

Without more context, I have to assume that your audience will understand what 'go to discussions' means. As it stands, it doesn't make sense to me. In order for me to understand it, you'd need to...
Forum: Grammar September 19, 2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By Rusty
¡No hay de qué! Por eso estamos.

¡No hay de qué! Por eso estamos.
Forum: Grammar September 18, 2020, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By Rusty
Distance from the speaker can be the factor used...

Distance from the speaker can be the factor used with the non-neuter demonstrative pronouns, since their referent is a noun--this, that, that over there. (And if the object isn't known to you, the...
Forum: Grammar September 17, 2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By Rusty
Yes, both refer to the same idea. Since 'esto'...

Yes, both refer to the same idea. Since 'esto' infers a nearness and 'eso', the opposite, you may use 'esto' to convey the idea that this was a more recent topic than another, for which you might...
Forum: Grammar September 16, 2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By Rusty
Demonstrative Adjectives este = this (masculine...

Demonstrative Adjectives
este = this (masculine singular -- used in conjunction with a masculine noun)
estos = these (m. pl. -- plural form of 'este')
esta = this (feminine singular)
estas =...
Forum: Vocabulary September 10, 2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By Rusty
silla de ruedas eléctrica (silla de ruedas con...

silla de ruedas eléctrica
(silla de ruedas con motor/motorizada)
Forum: Introductions September 10, 2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By Rusty
De nada. Espero haberte ayudado aprender algo...

De nada.
Espero haberte ayudado aprender algo sobre la gramática.
Forum: Introductions September 09, 2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By Rusty
¡Bienvenida a los foros, Siti! Unas...

¡Bienvenida a los foros, Siti!

Unas correcciones y sugerencias para mejorar lo que escribiste:
Forum: Vocabulary September 08, 2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By Rusty
regresar o volver

regresar o volver
Forum: Introductions September 06, 2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By Rusty
Welcome to the forums, David!

Welcome to the forums, David!
Forum: Grammar September 04, 2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 62
Posted By Rusty
Welcome to the forums, Chris. Using the...

Welcome to the forums, Chris.

Using the pronoun te is the only way to tutear a alguien (use familiar address with someone).

By the way, there's an Accents drop-down menu from which you can...
Forum: Grammar September 03, 2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By Rusty
Here you go...

Here you go (https://www.lawlessspanish.com/grammar/verbs/verbs-with-prepositions/)!
Forum: Grammar September 03, 2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By Rusty
The verb oler always takes the preposition 'a',...

The verb oler always takes the preposition 'a', which must be committed to memory since it differs from English.

oler a rosas = to smell like roses
Huele a rosas. = It smells like roses.

The...
Forum: Vocabulary September 01, 2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Rusty
Both Pancho and Paco are nicknames (diminutives)...

Both Pancho and Paco are nicknames (diminutives) of Francisco. You'll find that you aren't the only one who has wondered why this is so.
There is no real answer out there, I don't think, other than...
Forum: Vocabulary August 31, 2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By Rusty
I wouldn't use cajón, unless it's said in a...

I wouldn't use cajón, unless it's said in a particular region.

Both casillero and locker are common.
Forum: Grammar August 31, 2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By Rusty
These are all correct (other than the important...

These are all correct (other than the important accent marks ;) ). :thumbsup:
Forum: Translations August 31, 2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By Rusty
Yep! That's the way it's said.

Yep! That's the way it's said.
Forum: Grammar August 29, 2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By Rusty
¡No me digas!

¡No me digas!
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