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what does an 'A' before an 'Imy' verb do?

emphasises the person or the fact
e.g. A vosotros vos gusta

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can you place an 'A' before any verb?

no
you can only place one before an 'Imy' verb

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if 'demasiado' is followed by an adjective does it change to agree with the adjective?

no
e.g. demasiado fea, demasiado negro

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if 'demasiado' is followed by a noun does it change to agree with the adjective?

yes
e.g. demasiadas clases, demasiados deberes, demasiada contaminación

5

what are the three different verbs meaning 'to ask'?

preguntar
pedir
rogar

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when do you use preguntar?

to ask a question, or to ask for/after someone

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when do you use pedir?

to ask for something, or (used with que and the subjunctive) to ask someone to do something

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when do you use rogar

more formal than pedir
often best translated as 'request'
used in the impersonal reflexive 'se ruega' on public notices

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how does rogar radically change?

o ---> ue
on 1, 2, 3 and 6

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sobre

on, about

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al lado de

next to

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en

in, on

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detrás de

behind

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enfrente de

in front of

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debajo

underneath

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de

from, of

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entre

between

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dentro de

inside, within

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delante de

in front of

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hasta

until, even

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hacia

toward

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desde

from, since

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a

to

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on time

a tiempo

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al día

the next day

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50 km de

50 km from

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two times a week

dos veces a la semana

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about the weather

sobre el tiempo

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nine years old

de nuevo años

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shopping

ir de compras

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by bike

en bici

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by bus

en autobús

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on the table

en la mes

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on the floor

al suelo

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around two

hacia las dos

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at the end of the year

al final de año

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on the next day

el proximo día

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on time

a tiempo

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on the left

a la izquidera

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at 10 euros a kilo

al diez euros el kilo

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in the shade

en la sombra

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five times a month

cinco veces al mes

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at the age of eighty

a la edad de ochenta

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20km from my house

a 20km de mi casa

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at times

de vez en cuando, a veces