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Ocasión

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ocasión (feminine noun (la)) — chance, opportunity, time, occasion, motive, cause. Look up ocasión in the dictionary

Ésta es una buena ocasión para decírselo.
This is a good opportunity to tell him.

En la primera ocasión que surja...
At the first available opportunity...

La ocasión hace al ladrón.
Opportunity makes the thief.

Estamos reunidos hoy en ocasión del aniversario de nuestra boda.
We are gathered here today to celebrate our wedding anniversary.
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Old December 07, 2009, 02:27 AM
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Pues para mi "ocación" y "ocasión" son distintas...
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Old December 07, 2009, 02:35 AM
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Pues para mi "ocación" y "ocasión" son distintas...
I think the Word Robot has blundered. It should be ocasión
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Old December 07, 2009, 02:36 AM
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I think the Word Robot has blundered. It should be ocasión
Ya lo sé.
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Old December 07, 2009, 02:43 AM
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It's spelled correctly in the examples.
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Old December 07, 2009, 05:56 AM
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A saying:

La ocasión hace al ladrón.
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Old December 07, 2009, 05:59 AM
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A saying:

La ocasión hace al ladrón.
Does that mean the same thing as the sample sentence?
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Old December 07, 2009, 06:03 AM
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Does that mean the same thing as the sample sentence?
Sorry, i didn't read it

Well, this is a play, too

http://www.cervantesvirtual.com/serv...0035/index.htm
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Old December 07, 2009, 06:06 AM
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Just trying to keep you honest!
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Old December 07, 2009, 06:09 AM
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Just trying to keep you honest!
If I was really honest, i had told you that I'm at work (and I shouldn't be here ), so I read fast...
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