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conocer

to know

2

creer

to believe

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aburrido

boring

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Es importante beber mucha aqua en el desierto

It is important to drink a lot of water in the desert

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incorrecto

incorrect

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correcto

correct

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apropiado

appropriate

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Si tengo suficiente dinero, comprarè esto

If I have enough money, I will buy this

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Mi novia tiene mucho pelo

My girlfriend has a lot of hair

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Ella tiene algùn dinero

She has some money

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El tiene ningùn dinero

He has no money

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Regla:

Josè visita mi casa

Josè visita mi amiga

A precedes and dignifies object nouns that are persons, and is never used before object nouns that are things

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Regla:

Corro a comprar la nueva novela

Voy a leer con muchos interès (interest)

Principio (Comienzo, Empiezo) a leer la historia (story)
Invito a los amigos a leer mi novela

These verbs require a before though-completing infinitive
1: movement from one place to another (correr and ir)
2:beginning (principiar, comenzar, and empezar)
3:teaching and showing (ensenar, mostrar)
4: helping (ayudar)
5: learning (aprender)
6:inviting (invitar)

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Uses of the preposition DE

A. De indicates place from: origin ; the topic of or about
De donde son Uds? Where are you from
Hablamos de Nueva York. We are speaking about New York
B. Del: from the, of the, about the. De followed by el is always del
C. De indicates the owner in Spanish just as 's indicates owner in English
Es de Juan. No es de Ana. It;s John. It isn't Anna's
Regla: De precedes the owner
D. The "possession" the thing owned stands before de and the owner
La chaqueta del chico. THe boy's jacket
E. De indicates material (composition)
No es de oro. It is not (of) gold
El reloj es de plata. The watch is (of) silver
Regla: De que? beginms each question that asks what a thing is made of.
F. De after certain verbs ... Acabo de --.I just

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de algodòn

cotton

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de cuero

leather

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de lana

woolen

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de madera

wood

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de plàstico

plastic

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de oro

gold(en)

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de pierdra

stone(y)

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de plata

silver(y)

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de seda

silk(en)

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acabar de

to have just

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gozar de

to enjoy

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tratar de

to try to, (or to deal with )

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terminar de

to finish, to end

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casi siempre

mostly