Ready to explore the realm of seguir conjugation?
Seguir is an irregular Spanish verb that usually means “to follow,” or “to continue.” It has numerous related translations in English:
To remainTo pursueTo proceedTo understand (as in, “do you follow?”)To keep on, to carry onTo keep upTo ensue
The only other verbs that follow the seguir conjugation pattern are those based on...Read More
Do you know the song by Carlos Macías, Y sin embargo? It goes like this:
Lo prometíYa no volvería a insistir y buscarteY que dejaría ya de recordarteSin embargo hoy verásNo lo puedo conseguirNo sé olvidarte
I promisedI would not insist and look for you anymoreAnd that I would stop remembering youHowever, today you’ll seeI can’t make itI don’t know how to forget you
The first stanza...Read More
Learning to make requests in Spanish is an essential step toward mastering the language. Asking for a favor and expressing your needs and wishes is important no matter where you are in the world!
Learning a new language is a challenging and life-changing experience because you’re absorbing loads of information about the cultures where that language is spoken while you learn the...Read More
It’s time to learn about perder conjugation. It’s not about winning or losing but how you play the game, as the saying goes.
The most common translation of this perder is “to lose” in English, and it also means “to miss,” “to waste,” “to leak,” and “to forfeit.”
Perder is a stem-changing verb that follows the typical conjugation rules for -er verbs. The root perd- changes to pierd-, and...Read More
Are you looking for a complete list of action verbs in Spanish that will help you construct perfect sentences and express absolutely everything?
In this article, I provide you with a comprehensive list of action verbs that are perfect for daily use.
If you’ve forgotten some grammar concepts, get a refresher lesson on verbs right at the beginning to make sure you’re prepared to use this...Read More
A noun clause is one of the parts of Spanish grammar that sounds more complicated than it really is. When I cover this topic with my students, they all agree that it’s easy to understand.
The rules that govern the use of noun clauses are simple, and I will make them painless to memorize and remember. I’ll also go through some basics to make sure you’ve got the grammar fundamentals down....Read More
Demonstrative pronouns in Spanish are very useful if you want to get your skills closer to the native level.
Every day, when we speak, we communicate in the most efficient way. We don’t repeat the words we have already said, we point to things that can be simply shown instead of being described. And this is where demonstrative pronouns in Spanish came in handy.
I’ll tell you what...Read More
Never get lost again with this complete guide to talking about your location in Spanish. Whether you’re trying to find an airport, hotel, or the next bus, studying this vocab and grammar guide will help ensure you’re always headed in the right direction!
What are Location Words?
Location words describe where something is in reference to something else. You can’t give a direction without...Read More
Surprisingly, “might” and “may” in Spanish don’t exist! These two auxiliary verbs have several jobs in English, making them hard to translate directly. Luckily, there are still plenty of other ways to re-create their many meanings into Spanish!
What are Auxiliary Verbs?
Auxiliary verbs, or verbos auxiliares, sound fancy but you use them everyday without even thinking about it!...Read More
Olvidar vs olvidarse are two different Spanish verbs used to say that you don’t remember something. Both can be translated as versions of the English verb “to forget.” However, they’re not the same and shouldn’t be used in the same contexts.
Today’s post is an opportunity to introduce or reinforce grammar knowledge. The root of the olvidar vs olvidarse debate lies in the existence of...Read More