This very interesting suffix can be found attached to many relative pronouns, but those words are a bit difficult to translate into Spanish.
The best way to think of them is as a marker for the subjunctive.
For example, the sentence I’ll give you whatever you want could be translated as
Amid all the confusion surrounding how to use the word “news”, “notice”, etc., there’s something else Spanish speakers need to be aware of regarding the tenses we use when talking about news.
– When we first introduce news, we tend to use the present perfect tense.
– However, after that, we switch immediately to the past tense.
– Keep in mind, this type of tense usage is limited to news giving, and is not really used in other contexts.
These words all refer to those glorious days during the week when you don’t have to work. We all love them, but each of these words has a slightly different meaning, so, to make sure everything is clear, we need to use them properly: A holiday is a day when you get time off in […]
Some may find these two words confusing, but they’re simple to separate.
Long or length refers to a measurement of something from end to end or from top to bottom or from beginning to end. Length is one of three dimensions
The car is three meters long.
My wife gave me a really long list of things to buy at the supermarket.
I had to wait a long time to get to see the movie.