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Expat for last 10 years and counting.


Dec
16
revised What's the origin of the word “chido”?
edited tags
Dec
15
answered Is there a difference between “español” and “castellano”?
Dec
12
comment Difference between “tener que …” and “necesitar …”?
I haven't heard "necesito" in that context. However, another one widely used is "debo irme" (I ought to go) or "debería irme" (I should go).
Dec
12
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Dec
12
answered Differences between “aun”, “hasta”, and “incluso” to indicate extremes?
Dec
12
answered Difference between 'trabajar para' and 'trabajar por'
Dec
12
comment Translating “young man” and “young woman”
IMHO, more common masculine counterpart for "señorita" than "joven", is "caballero". At least in Spain.
Dec
12
answered Computer science, software engineer/developer, and programmer
Dec
8
comment Why is “Usted” grammatically a third person?
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T-V_distinction
Dec
5
answered judging something as poor (objectively) , bad (emotionally)
Dec
2
comment Words for strong or weak rain (sprinkling, drizzling, pouring)
diluvio literally means deluge.
Dec
2
answered Translation of 'I was the one who did it'
Dec
1
comment Translating medicine names to Spanish
+1 for Wiki. Also good to know, that same generic might be sold under plethora of brand names, many of which are specific to local market.
Nov
28
answered Definition of escuela and colegio
Nov
27
comment Various translations of “ticket”
@hippietrail: might be so, but this site is not dedicated to Spanglish, but to Spanish.
Nov
27
comment Various translations of “ticket”
@hippietrail: that doesn't make it a word in Spanish.
Nov
25
answered “xq” in Internet slang/abbreviations
Nov
25
comment Is it bad to address a young male as “señor”?
Besides using word “señor”, it's also quite unusual to use polite 3rd person form in casual situations in Spain.
Nov
24
answered “vaso de agua” or “vaso con agua”? Which is correct?
Nov
24
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