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Old January 17, 2016, 04:26 PM
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To be excited

Hi all,

I am getting ready for a semester abroad in Spain and want to email my host-mom. What would be the correct way to say "i am excited" as in "i am excited to meet you"?
A classmate of mine accidentally wrote an email to her host family and told them all how "excited"' she was... but.... the word she used apparently meant something inappropriate!.. and I want to make sure I don't make that mistake

Thanks!!!
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Old January 17, 2016, 06:05 PM
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estar emocionado
estar emocionada
estar entusiasmado
estar entusiasmada

Conjugate estar.

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Old January 27, 2016, 05:15 AM
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'To be exited' is a verb that nearly all the time is used with a sexual undertone.
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Not in American English.
That's why we Americans are caught off guard when we use the false friend in Spanish.
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Not in American English.
That's why we Americans are caught off guard when we use the false friend in Spanish.
Bueno saberlo. Gracias.
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