Tag Archives: Spanish Prepositions

Spanish Prepositions – Sobre and Tras

We are now going to finish with the last two Spanish Prepositions and some examples in order to clarify this topic. “Sobre” sobre= over, about, on top of, above, approximately   – To show position of something keeping contact physically (“on top of”, “on”): Ej: El libro está sobre la mesa (The book is on the table)      Pon los pies sobre el suelo (Put the feet on the floor)   – To show position with no physical contact (“above”, “over”): Ej: Hay pájaros volando sobre Read More +

Spanish pronouns – part 3

Spanish prepositional object pronouns Learning the grammar of pronouns in Spanish is not very complicated as they follow a structure similar to the pronouns in English. The tricky part, at least for English speakers, might be remembering which pronouns to use. While English uses the same pronouns as objects of prepositions and for direct and indirect objects of verbs, Spanish has a different set of pronouns for each case, and those sets can overlap. The subject pronouns and prepositional pronouns are identical with the exception Read More +

Spanish pronouns – part 2

Spanish direct object pronouns Direct object pronouns uses In most of cases the direct object is placed before the verb unlike in English. For instance: Te oigo (I hear you), No los traigas (don’t bring them). However there are a some exceptions where the direct object pronoun goes after the verb in a attached way. – For instance in affirmative commands: Llámale (Call him) Mírame (look at me) Vete de aquí (get away from here)   – Constructions with the infinitive: Tengo que irme (I Read More +

Spanish Pronouns – part 1

PRONOUNS Personal pronouns are words used to take the place of a noun. Spanish Subject Pronouns are used in a similar way as in English. For example, “I want you to know”. In this sentence “I” and “you” are pronouns (subject pronouns) and they are taking the place of the speaker and the listener respectively. But there is one big difference between these two languages in term of pronouns. In Spanish, these pronouns do not need to be expressed, as the verb itself will identify Read More +

Spanish Prepositions and Prepositional phrases

Jetpack We are now going to show some of the last Spanish Prepositions and the prepositional phrases. “Según” sergún: according to, according with Ej: Según los estudios el alcohol es malo para la salud (Acording to studies, alcohol is bad for your health) Según la situación, España es un pais cálido (Depending on the location,Spainis a warm country) “Sin” sin: without (This is one of the easiest prepositions to translate, you can translate it for without almost always) Ej: No me gusta dormir sin pijama Read More +