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derroche (masculine noun (el)) — squandering, waste, extravagance, excess. Look up derroche in the dictionary

No podemos tolerar tal derroche.
We cannot tolerate such extravagance.
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Old October 20, 2009, 08:48 AM
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This is a discussion thread for the Daily Spanish Word for October 18, 2009

derroche (masculine noun (el)) — squandering, waste, extravagance, excess. Look up derroche in the dictionary

No podemos tolerar tal derroche.
We cannot tolerate such extravagance.
I think its main meaning is waste. It is an excess of anything that goes to waste.
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Old October 20, 2009, 08:54 AM
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Podría alguien explicarme ¿cuóndo se usa tan, tanto tanta, y cuándo se usa tal?
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Old October 20, 2009, 09:00 AM
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Podría alguien explicarme ¿cuóndo se usa tan, tanto tanta, y cuándo se usa tal?

No podemos tolerar tal derroche de energía. - We cannot tolerate such waste of energy.

No podemos tolerar tanto derroche de energía - We cannot tolerate so much waste of energy.


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Old October 20, 2009, 09:30 AM
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These two have the same meaning in English, at least I see no difference.
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Old October 20, 2009, 10:02 AM
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For questions about tan, tanto, etc., there is an old thread here: http://forums.tomisimo.org/showthread.php?t=2208
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These two have the same meaning in English, at least I see no difference.
I was indicating use.

I hope " ...such so much energy." is not correct.
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I was indicating use.

I hope " ...such so much energy." is not correct.
No, it is not correct.
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I can tolerate thus waste to money, you extravagance money that you haven't.
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Podría alguien explicarme ¿cuóndo se usa tan, tanto tanta, y cuándo se usa tal?
1. tan = Es tan torpe, tan+adjective
2.Tantollueve tanto estos días , verb + tanto
tanta = tanta + noun in singular había tanta gente en el metro-fememino
Tanto= tanto+ masculine noun in singular había tanto niñato que me fui
tal =
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