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Old March 19, 2013, 08:03 PM
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How do you say, "Part of my family is Cuban and they taught me most of what I know," in spanish? Is it, "Parte de mi familia es cubana y ellos me enseñaron gran parte de lo que se," or, "Una parte de mi familia es cubana y ellos me enseñaron mucho de lo que sé."? Or is either okay?
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Both are OK. The last version better captures what your English sentence says.
(You forgot to write an accent mark in the first translation.)

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Old March 21, 2013, 09:50 AM
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if you are trying to say exactly "they taught me most of what I know" shouldn't it be "ellos me enseñaron más de lo que sé"?
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How do you say, "Part of my family is Cuban and they taught me most of what I know," in spanish? Is it, "Parte de mi familia es cubana y ellos me enseñaron gran parte de lo que se," or, "Una parte de mi familia es cubana y ellos me enseñaron mucho de lo que sé."? Or is either okay?
I think "Part of my family is Cuban and they taught me most of what I know," that "most" mean they taught me a lot of thing but not everything, so I translate: Parte de mi familia es cubana y me enseñaron casi todo lo que sé

Meaning they taught you 99% of you know but not 100%. Are you agree?
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Old March 21, 2013, 03:15 PM
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Meaning they taught you 99% of you know but not 100%. Are you agree?
I think you should ask,

"Do you agree?"
or
"Are you in agreement?"

(Let's see if the English natives confirm...)
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Don't you agree?
Do you agree?
Are you in agreement?
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Ok, thanks!
I agree!
(I only have to nod in agreement here...)
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