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Old May 25, 2011, 02:17 PM
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Unhappy Aren't you interested?

I can't figure out how to say "Aren't you (formal) interested in the news?"

No estás interesa en las noticias....?

Does anyone know what is the correct way to say this?
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Old May 25, 2011, 02:21 PM
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¿No te/le interesan las noticias?
¿No estás/está interesado(a) en las noticias?
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Formal:

No está (usted) interesado/a en las noticias?

No le interesa (a usted) las noticias?
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Old May 25, 2011, 02:30 PM
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Thank you!

Can i say "Las noticias no es interesante para usted"? - as a statement - the news are not interesting to you.
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Old May 25, 2011, 02:31 PM
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Formal:

¿No está (usted) interesado/a en las noticias?

¿No le interesan (a usted) las noticias?
Se te escapó esa "n"...

Yes, these are right when you want to use the formal pronoun.



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Can I say "Las noticias no es interesante para usted"? - as a statement - the news are not interesting to you.
The verb and the adjective have to agree with the subject: "Las noticias no son interesantes para usted"

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Right. Just watch the number and gender agreement.

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Can i say "Las noticias no es interesante son interesantes para usted"? - as a statement - the news are not interesting to you.
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Se te escapó esa "n"...
Por apurón, y el dedo que no responde...
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Por apurón, y el dedo que no responde...
"Apurón".. nunca la había oído.
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Old May 26, 2011, 08:24 PM
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"Apurón".. nunca la había oído.
Muy conocido en Chile... somos muy apurones..
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Muy conocido en Chile... somos muy apurones..
Me encanta.. Llegaré a Colombia con palabra nueva y empezaré a usarla.

Nosotros decimos "siempre estoy apurado" o "él es muy acelerado" o "siempre está acelerado".

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