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Old May 14, 2009, 06:54 PM
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I thought about the personal 'a', but wasn't sure if 'la policia' was considered a propper noun or just a regular noun.
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It's the verb what provides the "personal" treatment. "Llamar" gives the idea of "someone", even if you're calling the dog. "Llamé al perro".
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Old May 14, 2009, 09:11 PM
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What if you're calling your shoe? Llamo a mis zapatas?
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Old May 14, 2009, 11:16 PM
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What if you're calling your shoe? Llamo a mis zapatas?
Creo en el ejemplo se no usa "la personal a" . Sí hay un ratón que vive en tus zapatos, tal vez tú lo usas

Reglas por "la personal A"

Se lo usa antes un nombre propio, (cuando el nombre es una persona, o un animal, aunque no zapatos jeje)
Tú adiestraste a Bobberinky, el ratón que vive en tu zapato

Tambien lo debas antes un pronombre *pronoun* que represente una persona
No espero a nadie

Espero comprendertelo

No usas la persona a antes el verbo TENER
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Old May 15, 2009, 06:27 AM
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Creo en el ejemplo se no usa "la personal a" . Sí hay un ratón que vive en tus zapatos, tal vez tú lo usas
Sí. A Angelica dijo que se usa 'a' con 'llamar' todos los tiempos. Quise hacer un ejemplo para no se usa 'a', pero no puedo sin usar algo que no tener sentido.

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Sí. A Angelica dijo que se usa 'a' con 'llamar' todos los tiempos. Quise hacer un ejemplo para no se usa 'a', pero no puedo sin usar algo que no tener sentido.

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You can use "llamar" without "a" with pronouns

Llámame, llámanos, llamándote, ...

In sentences without an IO:

Llamaremos mañana por la tarde. Llamarán por teléfono.

You can also use it without "a" with the meaning "my name is"

Me llamo irmamar.
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Old May 15, 2009, 08:15 AM
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But "Me llamo irmamar" is the verb "llamarse". (I know, just the reflexive form).
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You can use "llamar" without "a" with pronouns

Llámame, (Call me (in the imperative) Command - call me
llámanos, (Call us (imperative) Command - Call us
llamándote,
(me confundo sobre este flase..... (Calling you?)
Por ejemplo ----
Él esta llamándote (He is calling me)

In sentences without an IO: ¿Qué IO signica?

Llamaremos mañana por la tarde. Llamarán por teléfono.

You can also use it without "a" with the meaning "my name is"

Me llamo irmamar.
Irmamar, mi amigo, las preguntas en rojo, arriba

Muchas gracias me ayudas aprender MUCHOS!!!
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But "Me llamo irmamar" is the verb "llamarse". (I know, just the reflexive form).
The verb is "llamar", the pronominal form is "llamarse". This is not a reflexive form, because I don't "me llamo a mí misma"

Reflexive: me lavo, me peino, me miro (al espejo), me visto... (a mí misma)
Pronominal: me voy, me llamo, me acerco, me duermo, me despierto (no a mí misma)

I had never thought that this could be a problem for foreigner people, I'm so used to use pronominal verbs... But now I realize that this is a problem and I don't know the good way to learn them, but practice, maybe...

Llamándome: calling me; llamándote: calling you
Me estaba llamando por teléfono y no lo oí: He was calling me up but I didn't hear it.
IO: Indirect Object: Objeto o complemento indirecto. But I should say DO, Direct Object (I'm so sorry)

Llama a María (María is the DO, not the IO -it's difficult for me to explain these things in English)
Llámala would be using the pronoun but not "a".

Gracias a ti y a todos. Yo también aprendo y recuerdo

¡Eh, de amigo, nada! ¡Que soy una chica!

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But "Me llamo irmamar" is the verb "llamarse". (I know, just the reflexive form).
No sé que tú tenga una pregunta, o si tú no tiene un JEJE

"Me llamo Rey Irmamar" ---- Llamarse usó aquí
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