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Top new questions this week:

How are subscripts and superscripts read in Spanish?

How should I pronounce subscripts and superscripts when read in Spanish mathematics? For example, how should I say A1 and A1?

matemáticas  
asked by Zach 4 votes
answered by Paloma 2 votes

¿Qué significa "por" en el eslogan "Es por ti"?

Español En una clase de español hemos hablado del uso de "por" y "para". En camino a casa esto me ha recordada de un eslogan de la compañía de vuelo Avianca que he visto: "Es por ti." No estoy seguro ...

definiciones  
asked by barto 3 votes
answered by Diego 2 votes

Gender agreement with "fin de semana"

Would it be el fin de semana próxima or el fin de semana próximo for next weekend? And how would you say last weekend in Spanish?

adjetivos género  
asked by Amit Schandillia 3 votes
answered by QOI 3 votes

What does "llevarle su vida" mean?

In a recent conversation with a native speaker from the Dominican Republic, she used the phrase "llevarle su vida". In the context, I took this to mean "live his/her life for him/her" or be ...

definiciones frases-idiomáticas  
asked by javier 3 votes
answered by fede s. 1 vote

Two que's in a single sentence

Consider the following translation: El odio arrebató la vida a la mujer que amaba. Hatred took the life of a woman I cherished. How would you translate the same sentence with the word ...

traducción gramática  
asked by Amit Schandillia 2 votes
answered by Rodrigo 1 vote

"Para" in two different contexts within a single sentence

My boss has asked me to prepare a report for him. And he needs to present it during a meeting with his superiors on Monday. But I can't turn it in ON Monday because that's when his meeting is and ...

gramática  
asked by Amit Schandillia 2 votes
answered by Diego 4 votes

"Por" vs. "para" in time expressions (duration)

Consider this sentence: My cousin lent me his camera for two days. Which of the following constructs would be more natural and why: 1. Mi primo me prestó su cámara por dos días. 2. Mi ...

gramática preposiciones  
asked by Amit Schandillia 2 votes
answered by QOI 2 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

¿Por qué la diferencia entre s y z/c solo se da en España?

La pronunciacion en el centro y el norte de España, como sabemos, proncuncia la "ce" y la "zeta" en forma difrente a la "ese" que es el unico sonido que se utliza para estas tres letras en ...

pronunciación  
asked by Cecilia Trevino 3 votes
answered by Fran 14 votes

Why is "De nada" used as a response to "Gracias"?

De means "of", and nada means "nothing", so why, when put together are they used in response to "Gracias"?

traducción etimología saludos  
asked by Malfist 14 votes
answered by cgc 24 votes

Can you answer this?

La colocación del adjetivo en "fin de semana"

Cuando yo estaba respondiendo a esta pregunta, quería decir que la forma correcta de hablar del fin de semana que viene es: el próximo fin de semana y no: el fin de semana próximo Y eso, ...

gramática adjetivos orden-de-palabras  
asked by Flimzy 1 vote
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