1. LOS = the (plural for male) example: the men- los hombres / the man- el hombre 2. You, to you, polite plural for men or both genders if in the group there is a man. Señore…s, *los / les he visto muy contentos el día de hoy. Gentlemen, I have seen you very glad today. 3. To them, them. Ayer hablé con ellos, pero *los / les volveré a consultar para que me confirmen su respuesta. I talked to them yesterday, but I will consult them again to confirm their response.The use of "lo / le", "los / los", "la / las" meaning "usted, ustedes", depends on the verb, for sometimes, the meaning can change or it could be a wrong sentence:Les gusta el pastel a ustedes (right) --- you like cake (polite, plural you)Los gusta el pastel a ustedes (wrong)Los / les / las vi que ayer discutían entre ustedes (polite you, plural, masculine or both genders "les / los" or only feminine "las") Yesterday, I saw you were arguing among you.The same attention must be paid when these dative-accusative Spanish pronouns mean "to them" or "them." (MORE)
Being fluent (in any language) means that you can speak enough the language to be able to communicate effectively with the native speakers. Contrary to many believes, it does …NOT mean that you have to be able to speak to them 100% of the time, because no matter where you go, every country and regions have their dialects and regional words that one is not going to understand. As long as you can understand and communicate with a Spanish person about 95% of the time, I would say you are fluent in the language. (MORE)
My mother was born in the state of Chihauha, Mexico and I'm American born but speak fluent Spanish, so as far as I know the word "TALON" means "Heel" as in the back part of yo…ur foot. But there is also a slang term "TALONA" derived from the root word Talon which means "Street Hustler" or "Prostitute". (MORE)
Like many peasant dishes, sopa de ajo, or garlic soup, was forged by the hungry and innovative poor denizens of the Iberian Peninsula. This simple soup is likely to have been …born out of a need to feed one's family by using up stale bread, much like in panzanella salad, (MORE)
From snow-worthy winters to hitting the open road, or just getting your long-awaited restaurant bill, there may be certain sides of Spain that you simply don't expect. To help… you prepare, here's a list of dos and don'ts that will make your Spanish holiday run a whole lot more smoothly. (MORE)
Planning on visiting Rome in the near future? Here are four free things to do in Rome that will be sure to keep you entertained.… (MORE)
Any time that the ending -cito is added to the word it means "little". Dios is the Spanish word for God. Therefore, Dioscito means 'little god".
"Has" is the second person present singular (informal) form of the verb "haber", which is the "helper" verb meaning "to have". ¿Has bebido la leche? Have you drunk the milk?