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Forum: Idioms & Sayings Yesterday, 01:13 PM
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Posted By Rusty
The dictionary says "cause a lot of debate, be...

The dictionary says "cause a lot of debate, be the subject of a lot of debate." Something that causes a lot of comments/discussion.

I've heard all these, and "It's a hot topic."
Forum: Grammar January 17, 2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 77
Posted By Rusty
Ah, with the context it's so much easier to see...

Ah, with the context it's so much easier to see how the character might have been used.
I was unaware of the slash usage. The corrupted 'y' scenario did come to mind, however.
Forum: Grammar January 16, 2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 77
Posted By Rusty
We're apparently missing context here, as the...

We're apparently missing context here, as the phrase doesn't make sense as written.

The Spanish abbreviation v (with a period) means véase, but that may not be the case here.

Looking at what...
Forum: Translations January 15, 2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 60
Posted By Rusty
availeth = avails Por desgracia, no hay más...

availeth = avails
Por desgracia, no hay más virtud que [valga | sea útil | sirva] en nuestras oraciones ...
Forum: Vocabulary January 15, 2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By Rusty
Me gusta más lo de una tras otra (las etapas del...

Me gusta más lo de una tras otra (las etapas del camino) o un tras otro (los pasos del camino).
Forum: Vocabulary January 15, 2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By Rusty
Dado el sentido de la frase, hito sí encaja. Aquí...

Dado el sentido de la frase, hito sí encaja. Aquí los landmarks no son puntos de referencia sino milestones. Se alcanza/cumple un hito (milestone).
Forum: Translations January 08, 2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By Rusty
'They' se refiere a los ojos. Either 'you' or...

'They' se refiere a los ojos.
Either 'you' or 'were' could be inserted between 'which found' to make the thought more clear.
... los ojos que (descubriste / fueron descubiertos / se descubrieron)...
Forum: Translations January 08, 2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Rusty
Tienes razón. ¡Gracias!

Tienes razón. ¡Gracias!
Forum: Translations January 01, 2019, 08:57 PM
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Views: 569
Posted By Rusty
Thanks! Sorry to hear that your mom was...

Thanks! Sorry to hear that your mom was hospitalized. I'm glad to know that she's better now.

Hope to see you around.
Forum: Grammar December 31, 2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By Rusty
We don't, unless the subject was already...

We don't, unless the subject was already mentioned (in context). Add "You (formal)" to your list of subject pronouns. It also takes a third-person conjugation.
Forum: Grammar December 30, 2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By Rusty
The sentences don't mean the same thing. The...

The sentences don't mean the same thing.
The first has no subject. If we assume 'ella', since that is given in the second sentence, 'ella' washes her OWN face.
In the second sentence, 'ella' washes...
Forum: Introductions December 28, 2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Rusty
¡Bienvenido a los foros, Rohit! Welcome to the...

¡Bienvenido a los foros, Rohit!
Welcome to the forums, Rohit!
Forum: Grammar December 14, 2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By Rusty
Both are necessary. In your first example,...

Both are necessary.

In your first example, you're not dealing with the so-called personal a. 'a su madre' is the indirect object, and a is the preposition that introduces it. (What you want to...
Forum: Introductions December 07, 2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 365
Posted By Rusty
¡Bienvenido a los foros!

¡Bienvenido a los foros!
Forum: Translations December 04, 2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Rusty
Use these together: inhala/exhala Use these...

Use these together: inhala/exhala
Use these together: aspira/espira

expira = die :eek:

Note: Using formal command forms may be more appropriate.
Note: valor may be used instead of coraje....
Forum: Translations December 03, 2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,895
Posted By Rusty
Here...

Here (https://www.mexicodesconocido.com.mx/cual-es-el-origen-de-la-frase-me-canso-ganso-que-uso-amlo.html) you'll find the meaning of this frase que rima.
Forum: Idioms & Sayings November 30, 2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Rusty
I suppose there are areas where 'le' might be...

I suppose there are areas where 'le' might be used, but we're dealing with an expression that uses a direct object pronoun (with good reason).
Forum: Idioms & Sayings November 30, 2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Rusty
lo que lo/la salva

lo que lo/la salva
Forum: Vocabulary November 27, 2018, 09:40 AM
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Views: 814
Posted By Rusty
vocational training vocational...

vocational training
vocational courses/coursework/classes
trade school
Forum: Vocabulary November 27, 2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By Rusty
road/street closures closed roads/streets ...

road/street closures
closed roads/streets
blocked off roads/streets
cordoned off roads/streets

A traffic blockage is a traffic jam (atasco). Also embotellamiento (traffic jam, bottleneck).
Forum: Grammar November 19, 2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By Rusty
No hay de qué.

No hay de qué.
Forum: Grammar November 14, 2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By Rusty
The conjunction just prior to 'tengan' should not...

The conjunction just prior to 'tengan' should not be there.

The verb prohibir is a verb of influence and, therefore, requires the subjunctive mood in the 'que' clause. Whenever someone tries to...
Forum: Translations November 12, 2018, 02:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By Rusty
That's OK, but 'rules in our favor' or 'agrees...

That's OK, but 'rules in our favor' or 'agrees with us' may be better.
Forum: Vocabulary November 12, 2018, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By Rusty
There's very little difference. I believe...

There's very little difference. I believe bordered would be used more often.
Forum: Vocabulary November 12, 2018, 02:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Rusty
As I said, I've never used it. It appears to be...

As I said, I've never used it. It appears to be popular, doing a search, but I don't hear it very often in my region.
'set ... on' appears to be the same as 'sic ... on'.
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