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Monday Vine – por eso.

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expressions / por/para / present tense / Spain / ya

Today’s Vine is by Zaifer, from Santander, Spain. It’s a good example of the phrase por eso, which literally means “for that,” where “for” is taken to be “because of.”  So por eso can be used as a stand-alone, or as part of a sentence, to mean “because of that” or “that’s why!” por eso = because of that / that’s why   The Vine Transcript Girl #1: ¡Sales guapísima en esa foto! Girl #2: Si casi […]

Wednesday Vine – ¿no tienes pilas?

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Mexico / pickup lines / por/para / present tense / questions

Today’s Vine is by Slobotzky, from Mexico City. He walks up to a Duracell saleswoman in a mall, and shows us another example of a bad pick-up line (una frase seductora).  (though maybe not as bad as this one) The Vine Transcript Guy: ¿No tienes pilas para este corazón enamorado que late por tí? Girl: [pauses…then laughs] Explanation Guy: Don’t you have batteries for this heart that’s in love that beats for you? Girl: [pauses…then laughs] It’s kind of awkward […]

Wednesday Vine – productos de alta calidad

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commands / numbers / por/para / Spain

Ok… forgive me.  This Vine might not help you too much with your Spanish accent, but it made me laugh so hard that I had to share it. (and it will help you with grammar and vocabulary)  🙂 The Viner is Andrea Compton from Madrid. She is walking by some fruit vendor, where the vendor has misspelled the word fresas (strawberries) on two different signs, both on the same box of strawberries.  One sign that says “fersas” […]