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Noviembre 2016

Bored with/by/of

Autor: | 2016-11-02T16:28:35+00:00 02/11/16|Grammar, Prepositions|

Ésta es una de esas preguntas que te vienen rondando tiempo y que no te atreves a plantear porque son del tipo de preguntas que pueden estar muy manidas y se supone tienen una respuesta clara. Como Blasita me ha dado vía libre y además información adicional (no tienes parangón, chica, gracias), voy a plantear una de ellas en este café.

Which of these expressions should you use: is one of them less acceptable than the others?

Do you ever get bored with eating out all the time?

Delegates were bored by the lectures.

He grew bored of his day job.

The first two constructions, […]

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Junio 2016

Por vs. en la mañana/tarde

Autor: | 2016-06-19T13:12:49+00:00 18/06/16|Gramática, Grammar, Prepositions|

Way back when I started studying Spanish, I always learned that “in the morning/afternoon” was “por la manana/tarde”. More and more lately (well, actually sometime shortly thereafter) I hear and read only “en la manana/tarde”.

Does anybody still use “por” or is it always “en” nowadays?

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