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Old June 21, 2008, 08:12 AM
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I agree with Rusty, I'd say:

¡Provecho!/¡Buen provecho! = Bon appetit/Enjoy your meal.
¡Qué aproveche! = Take advantage of it!/Make good use of it!

¡Provechito! = Enjoy your nice little meal! (with a slightly sarcastic tone) / Look what you guys are eating! etc (Provechito probably has many different meanings to many different people)
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Old June 21, 2008, 10:43 AM
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It's been a long dinner, I know... By the way, I would say:
  • ¡Que aproveche! (without an accent on que, because it's not a pronoun, but a conjunction: te deseo que te aproveche).
  • ¡Buen provecho!
I'm not familiar with the other options you gave. I guess they are common in Mexico.
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Old June 21, 2008, 10:46 AM
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David tried and got a deductive explanation. Not to repeat what David said, I will try an inductive one. So, we’ll start from the examples, and the rules will easily come out (I hope). Let’s try to fill the gaps with qué or cuál. Notice that in some of them there are two possibilities. These are the most interesting, because you cannot explain them only through a formal explanation, that’s to say, it’s not an exigency of the structure, but also a semantic or, at least, stylistic choice of the speaker.
¿________ hay para comer?
¿________ de los dos te gusta más?
¿________ tienes ahí?
¿________ película vamos a ver?
Ponen Superman, Locademia de policía... ¿________ vamos a ver?
¿________ más?
¿________ tienes?
¿________ piensas?
¿________ sugieres?
¿________ quieres?
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Old June 22, 2008, 07:58 PM
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Here are my answers. I've hidden it below using the [hide] tags in case others want to see how they fare on Alfonso's test.

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¡Qué control! Well done, David.
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¡Qué control! Well done, David.
Había una vez que los foros tenía una pelotera leyendaria. Nos daba
ánimo sus alabaciones. Un día se voló en búsqueda de una nueva libertad y espero que la encontrara. Siempre la estrenamos mucho, pero menos ahora que tu llegaste a ser. Gracias, Gemma por ser lo que eres.
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legend = leyenda
legendary = legendario
praises = alabanzas

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I think leyendario is an alternate spelling, and certainly alabanzas is the
correct word that did not occur to me when I wrote my last post. Thanks,
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Había una vez que los foros tenía una pelotera leyendaria. Nos daba
ánimo sus alabaciones. Un día se voló en búsqueda de una nueva libertad y espero que la encontrara. Siempre la estrenamos mucho, pero menos ahora que tu llegaste a ser. Gracias, Gemma por ser lo que eres.
Gracias , Poli, por hacer la pelota a la nueva pelota. Cuando dices la estrenamos mucho, supongo que quieres decir la estrañamos mucho.
Lo último que oí de la antigua pelota no es muy bueno.A veces la búsqueda de la libertad no acaba bien...

http://es.youtube.com/watch?v=Uo-N3pPLPLE
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Is said the lost of the bail. I want to cry, ho not bail, where is bail.
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