Leismo de cortesia and consistency?

I've read about the "leísmo de cortesía" i.e. the use of "le" and "les" as direct object pronouns when referring to a person or group you are addressing formally. Most of my learning resources... more

Use of "Que" in "Que todo te vaya bien"?

> Que todo te vaya bien. > > Que nos reunamos a las 6. I've seen, and used, `que` in this form - it's as if the verb has been dropped, say, `espero`. What is the origin of this usage?... more

Indirect object and "le"?

> La madre le lava la cara a la nina. In that sentence, why is the word "le" there? The sentence already has a indirect object ("a la nina"), but removing the "le" makes the sentence to sound... more

What is the difference between "al" and "a la"?

Consider the following sentence: > Vamos a entender a la maestra. (We are going to understand the teacher) I remember seeing in a similar sentence the word `al` being used instead of `a la`.... more

Mas bueno" es incorrecto, correcto bajo ciertas circunstancias o totalmente correcto pero poco usado?

En portugues *mais grande* es aparentemente un error garrafal, solo bajo ciertas circunstancias no lo es, pero nadie me da una respuesta del porque. Hasta ahora mi conclusion es que este "error" es... more


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