5 Answered Questions for the topic adverbios

How to decide between "ahora" and "ya" for the sense "now"?

I know that *`ya`* has additional meanings besides simply *`now`*, such as *`already`*.But considering just the sense of *`ya`* which does mean *`now`*, when should I use it and when should I use... more


Why are Spanish adverbs formed using the feminine?

To form adverbs in Spanish, you take your chosen adjective, e.g. **lent@** - *slow*, turn it into the feminine form, **lenta**, then add *-mente*, ***lentamente*** - *slowly*.Why do you use the... more
Adverbios Spanish Gramática


no + verb + "nada"?

Why is it that to say "say nothing" in Spanish, one would write "no habla de nada"? Why the extra "no"? Another example: "I know nothing" translates to "Yo no se nada".


When should the subjunctive be used after "mientras"?

When should *mientras* or *mientras que* be followed by the subjunctive and when by the indicative? In both cases, how is *mientras* usually translated?


Cerca vs. acerca vs. cercano?

What is the exact difference between these words? If I were to translate, for instance, “I am near the bank”, which one of the following would be the best way to go and why: 1. *Estoy cerca del... more

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