Lo de que + [conjugated verb]
In Spanish, when something has been mentioned in a conversation, we refer to it afterwards with:
Imagine that someone said yesterday "María is going to live abroad", we would refer to this later like this:
If someone has mentioned "getting a new job", we could refer to this later on:
"Lo de que" can be followed by indicative or subjunctive, without changing the meaning of the sentence.
Lo de que yo pago todo era una broma. (present indicative)
Lo de que yo pague todo era una broma. (present subjunctive)
That thing about me paying for everything was a joke.
Lo de + infinitive/noun/adverb
We can refer to a previous comment/fact in the same way with:
Lo de + Infinitivo
Lo de + [noun]
Lo de + [adverb]
- (with infinitive)
- (with proper noun)
- (with noun)
- (with adverb)
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