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Old March 20, 2013, 06:16 PM
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It does work, but I'd just like to underline a little thing: although both structures seem to be equivalent, the one with "ser" it's passive voice, which cannot be constructed with "estar".
I meant to ask you earlier....


Can you write an example of what would be in passive voice with "estar"?
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Old March 20, 2013, 07:21 PM
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No, I can't. I said that passive voice cannot be constructed with "estar".
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Old March 21, 2013, 07:29 AM
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OK,

I guess I have to read what's the passive for other verbs....
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Old March 21, 2013, 11:37 AM
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Ser: Para expresar la voz pasiva. Ejemplos:

La ciudad fue destruida por la erupcion del volcan.
Todo fue descrito en los periódicos de ayer.
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Old March 21, 2013, 05:30 PM
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Thanks for this. If I were to say:

Soy Inglés

That would be correct, I'm English. Right?
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Yes, but the sentence needs a full stop.
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Old April 08, 2013, 08:52 PM
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Yes, but the sentence needs a full stop.
Forgot that

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Jessica está muy buena ☺☺☺ Hehehehe
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Old April 09, 2013, 01:41 PM
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Jessica está muy buena ☺☺☺ Hehehehe
Be careful. Some women may find that offensive.
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