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Flashcards in Foundation Course 4 Deck (107):
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where is it?

¿dónde está?

2

how much is it?

¿cuánto es?

3

to find

encontrar

4

I can't find it

no puedo encontrarlo

5

I don't know where it is

no sé donde está

6

will you tell me where it is because I can't find it

puede decirme dónde está porque no puedo encontrarlo

7

to speak

hablar

8

I speak

hablo

(for the present tense, push down on the penultimate syllable)

9

I buy / I'm buying

compro

10

I buy it / I'm buying it

lo compro

11

I'm not buying it

no lo compro

12

to sell

vender

13

I'm selling it

lo vendo

14

I'm not selling it

no lo vendo

15

to understand

comprender

16

I understand

comprendo

17

I understand it very well

lo comprendo muy bien

18

I don't understand it very well

no lo comprendo muy bien

19

I don't understand you

no le comprendo

20

you understand

comprende

21

you understand it

lo comprende

22

do you understand it?

¿lo comprende?

23

why don't you understand it?

¿por qué no lo comprende?

24

do you understand me?

¿me comprende?

25

why don't you understand me?

¿por qué no me comprende?

26

I'm not selling it

no lo vendo

27

you sell it / you're selling it

lo vende

28

why aren't you selling it?

¿por qué no lo vende?

29

to write

escribir

30

I write / I'm writing

escribo

31

every day

(all the days)

todos los días

32

I write every day

escribo todos los días

33

it pleases

gusta

34

I like

(it pleases me)

me gusta

35

I like seeing it

me gusta verlo

36

but I don't like doing it

pero no me gusta hacerlo

37

I like going to see it

me gusta ir a verlo

38

pleasure / treat

(noun)

gusto

39

nice to meet you

(much pleasure)

mucho gusto

40

you like

(it pleases you)

le gusta

41

you like to write

le gusta escribir

42

do you like it?

(you like?)

¿le gusta?

43

yes, I like (it)

sí, me gusta

44

I don't like (it)

no me gusta

45

I like writing

me gusta escribir

46

(you / he / she) writes

escribe

47

why don't you write to me?

¿por qué no me escribe?

48

to know

saber

49

you know

sabe

50

do you know where it is?

¿sabe dónde está?

51

why don't you know it?

¿por qué no lo sabe?

52

to do / to make

hacer

53

why don't you do it?

¿por qué no lo hace?

54

to leave

salir

55

at what time are you leaving?

¿á qué hora sale?

56

I am leaving

(present participle)

estoy saliendo

57

what are you doing today?

¿qué hace hoy?

58

what are you doing tonight?

¿qué hace esta noche?

59

what are you doing now?

¿qué hace ahora?

60

what are you doing?

(present participle)

¿qué está haciendo?

61

what are you writing?

¿qué escribe?

62

what are you writing?

(present participle)

¿qué está escribiendo?

63

to say / to tell

decir

64

what are you saying?

¿qué dice?

65

what

(in the middle of a sentence)

lo que

66

I don't understand what you're saying

no comprendo lo que dice

67

I don't know what you want

no sé lo que quiere

68

that's not what I want

no es lo que quiero

69

what do you want?

¿qué quiere?

70

what do you mean?

(what do you want to say)

¿qué quiere decir?

71

I don't really (very well) understand what you mean

no comprendo muy bien lo que quiere decir

72

you don't understand what I mean

no comprende lo que quiero decir

73

because that's not what I mean

porque no es lo que quiero decir

74

I'm preparing it

lo preparo

75

but I don't accept it

pero no lo acepto

76

verbs either fall into the 'ar' track:

to speak, to buy, to prepare

hablar, comprar, preparar

77

or verbs fall into the 'er / ir' track:

to understand, to write, to sell, to do, to leave

comprender, escribir, vender, hacer, salir

78

regardless of which track, the present form for 'I' always surfaces on 'o':

I accept it

lo acepto

79

for the er/ir track, the present tense for you/he/she/it surfaces on 'e':

he understands, he leaves

comprender ⇒ comprende

salir ⇒ sale

80

you say / you're saying

dice

81

for the ar track, the present tense for you/he/she/it surfaces on 'a':

she speaks

habla

82

do you speak English?

¿habla inglés?

83

who / whom

quién

84

who speaks English here?

¿quien habla inglés aquí?

85

nobody

nadie

86

nobody speaks English here

nadie habla inglés aquí

87

the world

el mundo

88

everybody / everyone

(all the world)

todo el mundo

89

everyone speaks Spanish

todo el mundo habla español

90

why don't you speak Spanish with me?

¿por qué no habla español conmigo?

91

I'm buying it

lo compro

92

I'm not buying it

no lo compro

93

why don't you buy it?

¿por qué no lo compra?

94

I don't know why I'm not buying it

no sé por qué no lo compro

95

why aren't you selling it? / why don't you sell it?

¿por qué no lo vende?

96

I'm not selling it because I don't want to sell it

no lo vendo porque no quiero venderlo

97

I speak

hablo

98

they speak / you all speak

(same ending)

hablan

99

they understand / you all understand

comprenden

100

they're doing it / you're all doing it

lo hacen

101

they're buying it / you're all buying it

lo compran

102

they're selling it / you're all selling it

lo venden

103

why don't you sell it?

¿por qué no lo vende?

104

why don't you all sell it?

¿por qué no lo venden?

105

why don't you do it?

¿por qué no lo hace?

106

why don't you all do it?

¿por qué no lo hacen?

107

why don't they do it?

¿por qué no lo hacen?