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I’m trying to unlearn or clarify some things about this verb. Could you comment on if these examples are correct or wrong and provide a short explanation? “A ti te gusta pollo?” “Me gusta pensar.” “Me gusta todo.” “Les gustan criticarme.” “A mi no me gustan ellos.” “Ellos no les gusta a mi.”
I am confused about the translation for a section of this exercise. That section is: "I like King Baltazar". For this, I wrote "A mí me gusta al Rey Baltasar", but the corrected answer/translation was presented as "A mí me gusta el rey Baltasar". I thought the preposition "a" needed to be inserted after use of gusta if the reference was to a person (in this case "rey Baltasar" --- lower case in "rey" notwithstanding). Apparently, I am wrong. Could you please explain why "el" and not "al" was correct?
Hello. Can you please explain why the definite article isn't used in this phrase? Is it similar to the difference between "en casa" (at home) and "en la casa" (in the house, as in a physical location)? Thank you!
To piggyback on David's question about the 'rich hot chocolate', I am also wondering about the 'small religious festival'. I can't remember the hint, but I'm pretty sure it confused me. Maybe, 'small was reinforcing festival'??
So I made a note that hot was reinforcing chocolate and was therefore placed after chocolate in the correction edit, but then when I tried to apply the same rule of small reinforcing festival, meaning it should been placed after festival, (which actually looked and sounded strange to me) it was actually placed before festival.
I am confused!
What is the rule with a reinforcing adj? They are placed before the noun? And is David correct that rich is reinforcing chocolate and not hot?
And reinforcing seems to even be a new descriptive word. I looked back at the lesson and saw highlight, emphasize, differentiate, distinction and extra nuance. What is 'to reinforce' equal to?
I'm not trying to be super picky. I'm just looking for rules to apply in my learning process.
When does, if ever, the se change to me for example?
For the phrase: "... accompanied by rich hot chocolate" > "[una deliciosa rosca] acompañada de un rico chocolate caliente" -
- the hint which you gave us should read: "the adjective 'rich' is reinforcing 'hot chocolate' " ... (Instead, you put: "the adj. 'hot' is reinforcing 'hot chocolate' ").
I was looking for more practice. I can't seem to find "fill in the blanks" for mucho, muchas, Muy and so on. The Kwiz only offers a sentence or two. Do you have a section just for intensifiers themselves?
Tiene and usted tiene
Both are correct, as the usted is optional to phrase in the sentence.
But it is marked incorrect. Grammatically it is correct, so I believe it shouldn't be marked incorrrect.
when I find one that seems same I will add it
I am looking for a trough explanations on when to use razon de vs razon para. No where on line or in garmmar books is there a good explanation or multiple examples.