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The Spanish perfect infinitive indicates an action that occurred before the
action of the main verb, but only when the subject of both verbs is the same.
The perfect infinitive sounds awkward in English - we usually change it to
another tense or reword the sentence completely.
Expressions with llamar
Llamar literally means "to call" in all
senses of the word and is used in many Spanish expressions.
Negative adjectives negate, refuse, or cast doubt on a existence of the noun that they modify.
No... ninguno is the only Spanish negative adjective and means "no" or "not any."
Creer - to believe or to think - is a common irregular Spanish verb. Click to learn how to use it.
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The imperfecto (yo hablaba) translates to the English imperfect (I was talking) while the pretérito (yo hablé) literally translates to the English simple past (I talked) but can also be translated as the English present perfect (I have talked) or the emphatic past (I did talk). It is extremely important to understand the distinctions between pretérito and imperfecto in order to use them correctly and thus express past events accurately.
Pretérito vs imperfecto
Certain aspects of Spanish tend to be difficult for students, so here are some lessons to help you avoid making common Spanish mistakes.
Spanish mistakes and difficulties
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Here's a checklist to help you get the most out of my Spanish for beginners lessons. It indicates the best order to study the lessons so that you learn the basics first and build from there:
Spanish learning checklist
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