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Old February 19, 2013, 10:30 AM
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Tiempo continuo después del infinitivo

Quisiera decir en español: "You have to start speaking in spanish"

¿Cual frase es correcta?

"Tienes que empezar hablar en español"

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"Tienes que empezar hablando en español"
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Old February 19, 2013, 10:38 AM
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Quisiera decir en español: "You have to start speaking in spanish"

¿Cual frase es correcta?

"Tienes que empezar a hablar en español"

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"Tienes que empezar hablando en español"
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Old February 19, 2013, 10:47 AM
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I think I'm right in saying that the English gerund (as here) is always translated as the Spanish infinitive.
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Old February 22, 2013, 10:33 AM
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