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Old April 26, 2009, 10:52 PM
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Comparando dos cosas? gracias

Qué tal,

¿Cuándo algún quiera comparar dos cosas o personas como se dice en español, "I hope that you have more luck than I"?

¡Espero que usted tenga más suerte que yo/me! - ¿Debo usar "yo" o "me" al fin de frase?

No es le mejor gramatica, es verdad, lo sé, ¿puede corregirlo para mí? por favor

gracias / many thanks
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Cuando alguien quiere comparar dos cosas o personas, ¿cómo se dice en español, "I hope that you have more luck than I"?

¡Espero que (usted) tenga más suerte que yo! - ¿Debo usar "yo" o "me" al fin de la frase?
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¿Por qué lo usa la palabra "tenga" en lugar de "tiene"?
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Simply stated, because there is a verb of volition (espero) in the main clause, you have to use the subjunctive mood (tenga) in the dependent clause.
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Simply stated, because there is a verb of volition (espero) in the main clause, you have to use the subjunctive mood (tenga) in the dependent clause.

Thanks! I need to learn the subjunctive mood! It's one that I really haven't touched yet. I don't what the best order is to learn all the verb tenses. Verbs really are my big struggle!
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Qué tal,

¿Cuándo algún quiera comparar dos cosas o personas como se dice en español, "I hope that you have more luck than I"?

¡Espero que usted tenga más suerte que yo/me! - ¿Debo usar "yo" o "me" al fin de frase?

No es le mejor gramatica, es verdad, lo sé, ¿puede corregirlo para mí? por favor

gracias / many thanks
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I have one doubt about your answer.


You said Compra personas.

You buy people.

Where do you buy people?

Perhaps you wanted to mean buying to the people.


I hope you can answer my doubt about it.
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I have one doubt about your answer.


You said Compra personas.

You buy people.

Where do you buy people?

Perhaps you wanted to mean buying to the people.


I hope you can answer my doubt about it.
Che CrOtALiTo

Creo comprar significa "to buy", pero yo dije "comparar". ¿Lo significa "to compare", no?

I was, atleast I think, saying

When comparing two things or people......

Yo te espero el mejor
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