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Not sure if this is where this question belongs, but when Spanish people talk, they use the filler word "este" between thoughts or sentences. What would the English translation be? ..."um"??
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Old June 24, 2009, 11:40 AM
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That is exactly right. Filler words like these are called muletillas (little crutches) in Spanish.
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Not sure if this is where this question belongs, but when Spanish people talk, they use the filler word "este" between thoughts or sentences. What would the English translation be? ..."um"??
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That is exactly right. Filler words like these are called muletillas (little crutches) in Spanish.
¡Bueno! Esto es una buena cosa saber. Puedo usarlo cuando estoy pensando como conjugar un verbo.

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¡Bueno! Esto es una buena cosa saber. Puedo usarlo cuando estoy pensando como conjugar un verbo.

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I'd say more "esto..." than "este..."
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