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Las reglas de colocación de clíticos permiten ambas formas. Las dos frases son correctas y perfectamente intercambiables. Mira el punto 3.d del artículo sobre los pronombres personales átonos del Diccionario Panhispánico de Dudas: Como hablante de España, debo decir también que las dos formas no solo son posibles según las reglas gramaticales, sino que ...


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Do you want me to invite you? La traducción literal sería: ¿Quieres que te invite? Pero yo te recomendaría utilizar la siguiente expresión, que a mi parecer suena mejor: ¿Puedo invitarte? ¿Me permites invitarte? ó ¿Me permites que te invite? ¿Me dejas invitarte? ó ¿Me dejas que te invite? Estas 3 frases serían la traducción para ...


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There is no difference in meaning. The verbs ayudar and obedecer are changing their patterns. Historically (in medieval Spanish) they would take a dative pronoun (le); nowadays they take mostly an accusative one (la/lo). See: DPD, “Leísmo”, sección 4e


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"Les" is a personal pronoun that works here as an indirect-object (dative). It refers here to the coins (monedas). "donde les corresponde (estar) = where it suits them (to be) = it's appropiate for/to them (to be)" In this particular example, I think that the pronoun could be omitted "estarán donde corresponde" - it actually sounds a little better to ...


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Actually, "pertenece a mí" is not correct. You should say "Me pertenece". Any other example in which you think the I.O. may be optional?


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Let's start by explaining what the indirect object is not. The indirect object can't be se/ellos, because whatever the IO is, it has to match the pronoun "os" used in the original question. That said, I interpret this question as "who is making your beds?" We know the indirect object is "you", which is inferred from the possessive pronoun"your", just as ...


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In spanish the first tends to be used when the speaker you are reffering is decided to do it, while the second one is conditioned and he/she won't do it due to something. Maybe with the verb comprar in this example we cannot apply the general rule from Presente to Pretérito Imperfecto del indicativo except if we specify when because the verb itself only ...


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First things first: By "pero" you mean "perro" , am i right?. :-) 1) Means he was doing that while talking. Sound to me like: Dijo que estaba comprando... (He/she said he was buying the dog). At the same moment of talking. 2) Means that he/she would buy the dog in the future from the moment of the conversation, but... we still don't know if he really did ...


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I would say "Juan se lo dio a Martín". Juan lo dio a Martín sounds strange.


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Yes, Juan se lo dio a Martin is correct. Juan lo dio a Martin is correct too, but that misses the point of using the double object construction.


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A few observations: you have a direct object and an indirect object in your sentence. Just go to the passive voice: La cara (de la niña) es lavada por la madre. So, "la cara" is the direct object. You can now replace the indirect object by "le" La cara le es lavada por la madre. If you omit "le", the subject disappears: La cara es lavada por ...


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I'm going to venture a general rule that may have some exceptions, but I believe to be true in enough cases to lay it out this way. In constructions involving an indirect object, always use the indirect object pronoun. Now we're talking about actual usage more than formal rules, which you should keep in mind as I discuss this, but generally, even when ...


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It's not a matter of identifying direct or indirect objects. It's a matter of the right choice of the preposition. "Te voy a presentar a mi novia" means "I am going to introduce my girlfriend to you" If you want to invert the person that is being introduced, you use either con or ante (as Emilo Gort stated in his answer, the latter could sound ...


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OK, in Spanish if you say that sentence, there is not way people can be completely sure about the action. In both case, both of them will be meeting each other, so really is not that important, but... if you want to make things more clear, then Spanish is a very open language. I would prefer to use something like this: (...to introduce my girlfriend to you) ...


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Te is the Direct/Indirect Object Pronouns Te => you http://www.studyspanish.com/lessons/iodopro.htm Update You're right, the problem here is at least I use that phrase Te voy a presentar a mi novia. indistinctly for both cases. It depend of the context. I note English is more precise than Spanish. If you want to be more precise to get I am going to ...


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The difference is quite subtle. In the first case, you are pretty confident that the person will do as she said, while in the second case you are not so confident. The conditional always expresses a possibility and not a certainty. María dijo que compraba el perro --> María said that she was buying the dog and you have no reason to believe that she did not ...


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"¿Quiénes os están haciendo las camas?" Ellos las están haciendo. Ellos nos las están haciendo.


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I am from Mexico and for me the first translation is more natural. I think in your sentence the main verb is advise, the second verb is used as a complement of your sentence that is why this is used as infinitive (using it as a noun) but the use of a conjunction is also correct and for me is to make a clarification of what you want to say


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I would even say ¿Qué me aconsejas?. Hacer is already understood as part of the sentence even though it doesn't appear!, btw, both sentences are correct


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Both translations are perfectly correct. Honestly, both sound very natural to me (I'm from Uruguay). Another translation is: ¿Qué aconsejas que yo haga? I would also add: ¿Qué aconsejas hacer? ¿Qué aconsejas que haga? It's natural to and applies to "me". Talking about "the rule", when it says "me + verbo conjugado", "me" is the ...


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Hay que tener cuidado con las preguntas "a quién, para quién" y ciertos verbos. En el caso: Me gusta el chocolate Puede uno preguntar : ¿A quién le gusta el chocolate? --> A mí -> Me complemento indirecto. Pero si se pregunta ¿Qué me gusta? --> El chocolate --> Chocolate: complemento directo, estaríamos cometiendo un error, ya que chocolate es el ...


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Una posibilidad es la de usar el mismo verbo en forma transitiva e intransitiva. Por ejemplo, con el verbo "llevar" puedes construir estas dos frases, donde "Rosa" en cada caso es objeto directo o indirecto: -Lleva a Rosa este libro. -Lleva a Rosa a la estación. Si la gente con la que hablas es de habla inglesa o conoce el inglés, una de las gracias de ...


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Depende del idioma que es la gente con la que platicas y que aprende español, de esa manera puedes encontrar un símil en su lengua nativa. Otras veces es que simplemente se acostumbren al idioma practicándolo, escuchándolo y leyendo.


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La traducción sería más bien: ¿Te gustaría que te invite? Aunque, si he entendido bien el sentido de la frase en inglés, el objetivo de la frase parece darle a entender que podrías invitarle si él quisiera. En español solemos ser más directos, y más que preguntar por si quieres que te invite, se preguntaría directamente: ¿Te gustaría venir?


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"llevarse" denotes a different aspect of the action than "llevar". In this case, "llevarse" draws attention to where the books are coming from, probably a library. "llevar" would draw attention to the place they are being taken to, namely home.


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Being reflexive is not an invariant characteristic: it's not preserved under translation. In this context, to take (llevarse) is reflexive in Spanish. What se at the end of the verb means is take (with them), which in English might sound obvious, but in Spanish it's necessary. There are other instances of this phenomenon: the right translation of This ...


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The position of those pronouns before or after the verb is given by the rules which are in the section 3 of this link of RAE. A quick summary of what RAE says in that link: They have to go before the verb: with verbs in indicative mood (it's archaic to place them after the verb): with verbs in subjuctive mood (for non exhorting verbs) They have to go ...



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