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suelo - masculine noun (el) - floor, ground. Look up suelo in the dictionary

No te acuestes en el suelo, está muy sucio.
Don't lay down on the floor, it's really dirty.
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Old November 15, 2008, 03:25 AM
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Voseo form of this sentences is: no te acostás en el suelo, está muy sucio.

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Old November 15, 2008, 04:10 AM
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Not quite. What you wrote is the negated present indicative form.
What you wanted is the negative imperative form.
Here are the forms used:
Present Indicative

vos
vosotros

(no) te acuestas
(no) te acostás
(no) os acostáis
Present Subjunctive

vos
vosotros

(no) te acuestes
(no) te acostés
(no) os acostéis
Affirmative Imperative

vos
vosotros

acuéstate
acostate
acostaos
Negative Imperative

vos
vosotros

no te acuestes
no te acostés
no os acostéis


Edit: Additional note for the voseo negative imperative:
What I wrote is not used in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. It is used in Central America. In the aforementioned countries, they apparently use the tuteo form in the subjunctive and negative imperative (they still use the vos pronoun, however).

So, expect to hear no te acuestes in Argentina, Paraquay and Uruguay for the voseo negative imperative.

Last edited by Rusty; July 09, 2011 at 09:47 PM. Reason: additional information
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