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Old April 14, 2009, 12:40 PM
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Smile I would like to introduce

Come se dice "I would like to introduce"?

Te quero presenta o te quero presentar?

I can't quite pick up the phoentics from the CD's I am using (Total Immersion).
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Old April 14, 2009, 01:06 PM
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I'll probably be totally wrong on this (don't worry, some good help will come along shortly ) but I think you can use either:

Te quiero presentar.
or
Quiero presentarte.

If I'm getting any of this conjugation stuff right, I think you only ever conjugate the first verb, then leave the following one in the infinitive form. When using a reflexive verb with two verbs, you can either put the pronoun object first, or add it to the end of the second (infinitive form) verb.

Again, I could be totally wrong.

Edit: Oh, and I nearly forgot. Welcome!
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Old April 14, 2009, 01:13 PM
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Come se dice "I would like to introduce"?

Te quero presenta o te quero presentar?

I can't quite pick up the phoentics from the CD's I am using (Total Immersion).
Hello this is your first question.

You can say.

Me gustaria presentarme.

Me presento.

Soy (Name)

Sincerely yours.
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Old April 14, 2009, 01:13 PM
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Quisiera presentar = I would like to introduce
Quiero presentar may be substituted, but is less polite (more direct).

Edit: More context is needed to give you the correct translation.

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Old April 14, 2009, 03:37 PM
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Very often: Te presento... We are not very polite over here when it comes to formalities, so more often than not we would jump the Te quiero
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Te presento is "I'd like you to meet" that's almost the same thing

EDIT: oops, Maria Jose already said "te presento" :P
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Old April 14, 2009, 05:24 PM
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Very often: Te presento... We are not very polite over here when it comes to formalities, so more often than not we would jump the Te quiero
What surprise see you for this bearings again.

As you have said in your post the word does not very polite but even so that working.
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