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Top new questions this week:

How do you express attraction to someone (like a crush)

How do you say I have a crush on you/her/him/them (you in its tú / Usted forms) ?

expresion  
asked by Peter Louis 3 votes
answered by Diego 5 votes

Veinte y * vs. Veinti*

Which is more commonly used to say twenty-one? veinte y dos or veintidós I know for numbers above 30 that the first example is always the case. I am also wondering about 16-19.

pronunciación ortografía  
asked by Timtech 1 vote
answered by Lucas 2 votes

Equivalent of "doch" (German) or "jo" (Norwegian) in Spanish dialects

English There's a very useful word in German, Norwegian and other languages that's used to respond to negative questions in a way that the contrary of the question is expressed. Example: - Hast ...

traducción vocabulario coloquialismos  
asked by clinch 1 vote
answered by Paloma 1 vote

Usos de la palabra "papichulo"

Debido a la inclusión de la palabra papichulo en el nuevo diccionario de la RAE, mi pregunta es muy sencilla: ¿Qué significados y usos tiene la palabra papichulo? Sé que el diccionario recoge el ...

uso-de-palabras coloquialismos significado  
asked by David 1 vote
answered by Mauricio 3 votes

The meaning of "¿Cuántos meses tienes tu bebé?"

The questions comes from a Duolingo discussion. The sentence in that discussion is "¿Cuántos meses tiene tu bebé?" and the accepted answer is "How many months old is your baby?" or "How old is your ...

traducción  
asked by Dapeng Li 1 vote
answered by Diego 3 votes

How to properly write "deplano"?

There's a popular (and probably exclusively) guatemalan expression: deplano or de plano; meaning probably or surely, analogue to seguramente. Example (provided for completion purposes): -¿Dónde ...

ortografía coloquialismos  
asked by clinch 1 vote
answered by guifa 3 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Understanding ya vs. todavía vs. aún

English speakers learning Spanish have a hard time understanding the similarities and differences between ya, todavía, and aún (or aun). They don't perfectly match up with the similar English words ...

traducción selección-de-palabras uso-de-palabras adverbios  
asked by jrdioko 9 votes
answered by Aritzh 9 votes

'vos' vs 'tú' usage by country

I lived for a while in Bolivia, and I noticed some people used "vos" instead of "tú" as the second person familiar singular pronoun. Which countries use "vos" instead of "tú", and are there any that ...

pronombres voseo uso-de-palabras diferencias-regionales  
asked by Eric Di Bari 15 votes
answered by jrdioko 15 votes
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