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comment Translating “young man” and “young woman”
@hippietrail: Yeah it seems like every question on a Q&A site is a request (so no need to duplicate that), and for a "word" or "single-word" tag, see the meta question.
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comment Backchannels (listener responses) in Spanish
Wouldn't the last example be translated a lot more strongly than "Get out of here"?
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comment What is the correct order of object pronouns?
@jasonmcclurg: That example has only one object pronoun. Ella is the subject pronoun, me is an indirect object pronoun, and dijo is the verb.
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comment Present subjunctive in vos form
Jaime Soto's answer above seems to indicate this isn't true in all cases.
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comment Present subjunctive in vos form
@JaimeSoto: Ah that's helpful. It's a general rule for the subjunctive vos form that I'm looking for. For example, how do you know it's mintás instead of mentás or mientás? It seems like these cases are not quite regular, but not quite fully irregular :)
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comment Present subjunctive in vos form
Great find! My biggest confusion though is about irregular verbs, and those don't seem to be addressed in that list.
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comment Backchannels (listener responses) in Spanish
@Joze: An onomatopoeia is a word that imitates a sound it's describing (like "meow"). Backchanneling is a separate concept (check the Wikipedia page I linked above).
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asked Translating “young man” and “young woman”
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asked Backchannels (listener responses) in Spanish
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asked What is the most common way to end a phone call?
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asked What is the most common way to answer the phone?
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revised Usage of “millar” vs “millón”
retag
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revised What is the imperative without pronoun of 'Saber'? Why?
avoid mixing languages in title
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comment What's the difference between “dentro” and “adentro”?
Can't you also say "Estoy aquí adentro"?
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awarded  Civic Duty
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comment “Desde luego” meaning and etymology
+1 This one's definitely confused me too.
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accepted ¡Buenas! greeting in morning
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accepted Translating “be right back” (or “brb”)
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accepted What are the accentuation rules in Spanish?
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accepted Different words for “hole”