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Generally, we specify the subject for emphasis. Using your examples: Soy alto (inteligente, moreno, etc.) In this sentence, I am specifying one of my characteristics, which are the important part of the sentence. I don't need to specify the subject, since it is inferred from the verb. Yo soy alto (inteligente, moreno, etc.) Subtly different: once ...


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In addition to number #3 (which is the standard as Diego details), also acceptable would be seis letras a ocho letras m una letra x In this construction, letra(s) becomes the primary noun, and a/m/x become juxtaposed nouns (and functions as an adjective) which obviates the need for pluralizing them since juxtaposed nouns are normally invariable in ...


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I'll go with #3: Las vocales forman su plural añadiendo -es: a/aes, e/es (también ees), i/íes, o/oes, u/úes. A las consonantes, en cambio solo se les añade -s: be/bes, ce/ces, de/des, efe/efes, ge/ges, hache/haches, jota/jotas, ka/kas, ele/eles, eme/emes, ene/enes, eñe/eñes, pe/pes, cu/cus (de la letra “q”), erre/erres, ese/eses, te/tes, uve/uves, ...


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The difference is quite simple: bien is an adverb, while bueno/a is an adjective. You should use bien when it stands alone (esto está bien), when it modifies verbs, specially the participle (esto está bien escrito) or as an intensifier, more or less equivalent with muy (lo tenemos bien difícil, equivalent to lo tenemos muy difícil). You should use bueno/a ...


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While bien can also describe nouns like adjectives do, it's use implies the epitome of good in whatever genre of context it is in. ¡Que bueno! vs ¡Qué bien! Think of the difference between That's good and F**k yeah, or This place is so great/perfect for us! Bien is so stupendous that it affects both parties Sometimes you can hear it being used in place ...


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This is a working answer — there will be updates to it (I'll remove this when I think it's done). Throughout this, I use the standard asterisk in front of a statement that is not grammatical. 1. What is a determiner? A determiner is a word that goes with a noun let's us know which, if any, (out of all of those nouns in the whole of existance), we're ...


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Aquí es donde la morfología entra en acción morph(del griego forma) y logía (ciencia) Definición de morfología por la RAE: Parte de la gramática que se ocupa de la estructura de las palabras. Así pues morfología de los determinantes sería correcto: Determinante: Se suele llamar determinante a una función sintáctica desempeñada por diversos tipos de ...


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En Colombia el uso del "me" en este caso específicamente se refiere a que la persona a quien va dirigida la pregunta tiene alguna familiaridad con su interlocutor de manera que el "me" hace referencia a una pertenencia en el sentido de que la persona está en su "corazón". En los pueblos la gente es muy amable y feliz, de manera que todos son bienvenidos y ...


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Revision So so... almost correct. Let's go to check them one by one: In the first sentence: My parents made me clean my room before allowing me to go out with my friends. The translation is almost correct. It sounds very formal and quite artificial: Mis padres me obligaron a limpiar mi habitación antes de permetirme salir con mis amigos. To me, ...


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Revision My parents made me clean my room before allowing me to go out with my friends. Mis padres me obligaron a limpiar mi habitación antes de dejarme salir con mis amigos. Remember that made is simple past and the simple past of obligar is obligaron We told our friends that we would arrive late so that they would not worry. Dijimos a nuestros ...


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Ben, it is a little bit difficult for me to understand your question. By reading the title (Translate from Spanish to English) I thought you were on the wrong stack (site). Also, did you mean offer o officer? Ask, in that context could be Preguntar (por) (Pregunté a un policía dónde podía conseguir una taza de té ) or Pedir (pedí al camarero una ...


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Another thing you may be hearing is in phrases where an object comes after que: Le gustará más a ella que a mí. In this case, you do need mí because it's to me. No doubt this is probably what you heard, but because in English we've had a tendency to shift than to a prepositional status making me most common whether as subject or object in such ...


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Mi is an adjetivo posesivo (like tu, su, nuestro, etc.) Mí, notice the diacritic, is a pronombre personal preposicional. For example: Esta carta es para mí. This letter has been sent to me. However, yo is also a pronombre personal, but it is a pronombre personal no preposicional. For example: Creo que yo puedo hacerlo. I think I can do it. Your ...


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I don't really know where you have seen someone use 'mi' as a noun, but, as a native Spanish speaker, I can say that they're wrong using it that way. 'Mi' is the possessive pronoun. To expand on what Diego Alonso said, 'mí' is a personal pronoun. As a general tip, translate it to English and see if it makes sense. He has more books than *my*. It makes as ...


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That's wrong. It should say "Él tiene más libros que yo". You can use "mi" as pronombre posesivo, as your first example, but to use it as a pronombre personal it needs the accent. "Mi amigo se alegra por mí". First one is posesivo (my friend / el amigo mio). The second stands for the person who is talking (me / yo). or Cuando digo mi ...


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The article: Definition: It is a part of the sentence that is placed in front of the noun to indicate gender, number or if the noun is identifiable to the listener. Types: Definite article: It indicates that its noun is a particular one (or ones) identifiable to the listener. Examples: el, la, lo, los, las Indefinite article: It indicates that its ...


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There is no real difference between your two phrases, both include the preposition a and the article el, and for the same resasons. About the a preposition, in Spanish (in English, too) there are verbs that are usually used with a given preposition. Which preposition? you just have to memorize them. But note that when translating between English and ...



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