Category: Spanish Tips

Pedir and preguntar

Pedir and preguntar

Pedir and preguntar The two Spanish verbs pedir and preguntar both mean “to ask” but they are not interchangeable. Preguntar: to ask (a question). Hacer una pregunta. Idea o Truco:  El verbo de la frase con pregunta...

Saber and conocer

Saber and Conocer

Saber and Conocer Saber and Conocer both mean “to know” in English. Saber and Conocer are fully different verbs with meanings that aren’t the same at all. Conocer 1. Se usa para indicar la...

Ser y estar

Ser y estar

Ser y estar Ser y estar tienen usos específicos, pero ser es más permanente, invariable a corto plazo y estar es temporal a diferencia del uso de localizacion‏. Ser y estar hacen referencia, pues,...

Present Subjunctive

Present Subjunctive

Uses of the Present Subjunctive Tense The Present Subjunctive expresses ideas that are not tangible in time and space, because they are the product of imagination. They also refer to: Hypothetical states Doubts Emotions Commands...

Por and Para

Por and Para

Por and Para Por and para both mean for in English. Basically, “por” is used to express movement through time or space and “para” is generally used to convey destinations or end points. The following is an attempt...