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I don't understand how 'debido a que' is a wrong answer in the test for this question?
Ella dejó a su marido ________ su mal humor y sus celos.She left her husband because of his bad temper and jealousy.
I guess it's because it's a combination of nouns (humor, celos) without any further embellishment, but it's confused me because of the explanation referring to a noun, rather than nouns plural:
"If we use debido a que, it can never be followed just by a noun, it needs a phrase."
Hola a todos,
In the Weekend Workouts of the 29th November- ‘Friends’
I have tried to start the B2 dictation- ‘La mejor terapia para ser feliz’, however I receive a message to say that it is unavailable.
I’d be grateful if you could take a look at this for me.
The test questions given at the end of this section are as follows:
1. ________ poner el despertador. He [accidentally] forgot to set the alarm clock.HINT: Use a construction with the verb "olvidar" that expresses an "unintentional action"
Correct answer given: Se me ha olvidado
2. ________ poner el despertador.He [accidentally] forgot to set the alarm clock.HINT: Use a construction with the verb "olvidar" that expresses an "unintentional action"
Correct answer given: Se le olvidó
Both examples feature an action represented by a verb that follows a form of olvidar. This is apparently an example of the accidental “se”. But the examples in this lesson use a different structure. The object forgotten is the subject of the sentence and olvidarse is conjugated with that in mind. It is explicitly stated that the verb is conjugated in the third person plural “to agree with the subject .” That is not the case on either test item. Plus the test “hints” given are not useful for two reasons: 1) They ask that you use the verb “olvidar” instead of “olvidarse” (misleading) and 2) it says that the verb expresses an “unintentional action”; which is true of all forgetting , no? However, I think I could have figured out what was wanted If the sentence structure of the test item were not different from the lesson (e.g. in the lesson the thing forgotten was the subject of the verb).
I am not sure how this happened but I have been given a mark of 89 out of 60!
En la oración: Espero que mi madre COCINE un pavo asado riquisimo con un relleno hecho de pan y maiz de salvia. What is the conjugation of "cocine", please?
cooks, has cooked, will have cooked
I just need to understand in this following sentence why 'le explicas' isn't used instead?
Podrías hablar con la jefa y explicarle la situación.
Is it treated as following poder rather than hablar?
You implied that we should use "Adentrarse en" but "Adentrarse por" was given in the answer without a reference to "Adentrarse en". Which is correct?
In another sentence you advised lit' "we dined on some sandwiches" but "en" was not included in "cenábamos unos bocadillos". A bit confusing, no?