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falto (adjective) — deficient, short, lacking. Look up falto in the dictionary

Ese muchacho está falto de entendimiento.
That boy lacks understanding.
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Old June 15, 2009, 12:12 PM
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I always though hacer falta meant to miss, but dictionaries indicate it means to need.(which I guess could mean to miss)
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Old June 15, 2009, 02:40 PM
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I always though hacer falta meant to miss, but dictionaries indicate it means to need.(which I guess could mean to miss)
I miss you: te necesito, me haces falta, te añoro.
I need eat something: necesito comer algo, me hace falta comer algo

They're almost synonimous
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Pérez falta el dinero para comprar sus fútolistas nuevos zapatos
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Old June 16, 2009, 06:11 AM
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A Pérez le falta el dinero para comprar a sus futbolistas zapatos nuevos zapatos
o: le falta dinero para comprar zapatos nuevos para sus futbolistas, it's less ambiguous.

Remember: un futbolista con acento es como un tenista sin raqueta
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o: le falta dinero para comprar zapatos nuevos para sus futbolistas, it's less ambiguous.

Remember: un futbolista con acento es como un tenista sin raqueta
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