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How best to translate a phrase, word, or concept in Spanish from another source language, such as English.
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Determinar cuál es la mejor palabra para expresar un concepto. Determining the best possible word to express a concept among several choices.
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Conjunto de reglas que rigen la creación de frases en un lenguaje. Set of structural rules that govern the composition of clauses, phrases, and words in any given natural language.
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De qué manera una palabra, frase o concepto es usado en el idioma español. How a word, phrase, or concept is used in the Spanish language.
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Significado de una palabra, discusión de su significado según el contexto o vocabulario específico sobre un tema.
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Definition or explanation of the exact meaning of a word/phrase/idiom.
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Parte de la oración que expersa la acción o movimiento. Words mostly about actions which can be conjugated to indicate person, number, tense, mood, etc.
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Questions addressing any of the many differences in vocabulary, pronunciation, usage, etc. of the varieties of Spanish spoken through Spain and the Americas.
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Set words, statements or phrases with meanings other than the literal sum of their parts.
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Origen de los términos y su desarrollo a lo largo de la historia. The origins of terms and their development through history.
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Uso de pronombres (palabras cuyo referente no es fijo, sino determinado por el contexto u otros sustantivos ya usados en la frase). Use of pronouns (words that refer to another noun previously mention…
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Questions about regionalisms and other peculiarities of the variety of Spanish spoken in Mexico.
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Terms with the same or almost the same meaning in at least one of their senses.
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Normas o consejos de pronunciación. Rules or advice about pronunciation
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Correct spelling, punctuation, use of accent/diacritical marks, etc.
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Function words such as a, de, en, por, para, sin, or sobre
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A verbal mood used for expressing the counterfactual such as wishing, including how to conjugate and use it.
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The use of informal words and expressions that are not considered standard in the speaker's language or dialect but are considered more acceptable when used socially.
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Questions about words and phrases peculiar to various industries or fields, such as linguistics or technology.
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Uso de los adjetivos y su propiedades. Use of adjetives and its properties.
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Questions about grammatical (and natural) gender and agreement in the Spanish noun, adjective, and pronoun.
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Questions about verb tenses or modes: indicative, _subjuntivo_, imperative, etc. Preguntas acerca de modos o tiempos verbales: indicativo, subjuntivo, condicional, imperativo, etc.
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Variations of the basic form of a verb.
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common in everyday, unconstrained conversation rather than in formal speech, academic writing, or paralinguistics.
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Questions about food and the way that interact with language in Spanish speaking countries.
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Grammatical tense expressing actions that took place or were completed in the past.
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Significado de una palabra o de una palabra en un contexto dado. Meaning of a word or meaning if that word within a given context.
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Questions about Spanish words so uncommon that they are difficult to find in the usual dictionaries.
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a concept of quantity representing a value of more-than-one.
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History or evolution of the language. Historia o evolución del lenguaje.
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ordered and arranged to form phrases and sentences.
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Questions about the verbal interchanges between people at meeting, greeting, departing, answering the telephone, etc.
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Para preguntas sobre sustantivos, sus usos, significados, etimología o su gramática. For questions about substantives, its uses, meanings, etymology and grammar.
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Verbs or pronouns describing reflexive actions (subject and direct object are the same). Verbos o pronombres que describen acciones reflexivas (el sujeto y el objeto directo son el mismo).
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symbols that indicate the structure and organization of written language, as well as intonation and pauses to be observed when reading aloud.
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Questions about indirect object (those that receive the action of a transitive verb) Preguntas sobre objetos indirectos (aquellos que reciben la acción de un verbo transitivo)