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  • Muy Vs Mucho in Spanish
    Learn how to use Muy Vs Mucho in Spanish When to use muy vs mucho in Spanish?. In the Spanish language “muy” is an adverb and always goes before adjectives and other adverbs, on the other hand, “mucho”, “mucha”, “muchos”, “muchas”, are adjectives and are placed before nouns, although there are some exceptions.   I…
  • La Leña vs Leño in Spanish
    Learn when to use La Leña vs Leño in Spanish What is the difference between la leña vs leño?. “La leña” and “el leño” both comes from the tree and therefore both are wood “madera”.    Spanish Vocabulary:   leña – firewood leño – log of wood the wood – la madera the tree –…
  • Haber vs Tener in Spanish
    How to use Haber Vs Tener in Spanish? How and when to use haber vs tener in Spanish?. The main difference between the verb to have “haber” and the verb to have ” tener” is that haber is an auxiliary verb and tener is a main verb. This said, haber and tener are closely related,…
  • Naranja vs Anaranjado in Spanish
     When to use Naranja Vs Anaranjado? What is the difference between naranja vs anaranjado in Spanish?. Naranja or anaranjado are often used synonymously, although the color itself is “naranja”. If something is “anaranjado” (or naranjado), it is that it has a color similar to that of “naranja” orange, or touches or shades of orange.   …
  • Gusta vs Gustan in Spanish
    When to use Gusta Vs Gustan in Spanish? When to choose: gusta vs gustan in Spanish?. Gusta (singular object) vs Gustan (plural object)    – The word “gusta” is singular, this applies when the subject is only one.   Examples:    A Marta le gusta su casa – Marta likes her house.  A mi me…
  • Abuela vs Abuelita | Learn Spanish
    What is the difference between abuela and abuelita? abuelita in Spanish = granny abuela in Spanish  = grandma Now, let’s find out the difference between abuela vs abuelita in Spanish. Abuelita in Spanish “Abuelita” is the diminutive form of “abuela” Also “Abuelita” expresses love and affection. The term “Abuelita” is something mostly for children to…
  • Te Amo vs Quiero
    Te Amo Vs Quiero | What is the difference between Te Amo and Te Quiero? Let’s find out how and when to use  te amo vs te quiero. Amar verb : to love. Querer: verb:  to want, to love, to wish. When to use “te quiero”  The difference is very simple, although for many of…
  • Pez vs Pescado | Learn Spanish
    The Difference between Pez vs Pescado Pez and Pescado =  Fish Let’s find out when to use pez vs pescado in Spanish. Pez in Spanish: Simple circulation aquatic vertebrate animal, provided with fins, with the body generally covered with scales, small laminae that protect it and help maintain its body temperature, which breathes through gills…
  • Señorita vs Señora | Learn Spanish
    The difference between Señorita vs Señora Let’s talk about when to use señorita vs señora in Spanish. It is time to distinguish when we use – señora – and when we should use – señorita in Spanish. Señora – Sra (Ms, Madam, Mrs) is used only for married women. The word Señorita (Miss) is traditionally…
  • Hacer vs Tener vs Estar in Spanish
    Let’s learn when to use hacer, tener and estar in Spanish (hacer vs tener vs estar). Hacer vs Tener vs Estar in Spanish When “estar” and “to be” do not mix. Except with certain expressions that are as follows: · tener sed = to be thirsty ·         tener hambre = to be hungry · tener calor = to…
  • Ay vs Ahí vs Hay in Spanish
      What is the difference between Ay, Ahí and Hay in Spanish? “Hay” “Ahí” “Ay“. We’re going to take a look at three Spanish words that sound very similar when we say them, but these are very different from each other. They all belong to distinct grammatical categories. Hay: Form of the verb “haber”, which…
  • Si vs Sí in Spanish
      What is the difference between Si vs Sí in Spanish? When to put accent on “si” in Spanish Sí Is the equivalent of the English “yes”. This is why we will use it especially while answering questions, like in the example below: e.g. Question: ¿Te gusta mi nuevo auto? – Do you like my new…
  • Era vs Fui | Estuve vs Estaba in Spanish
    Fue vs Era vs Estaba vs Estuve What is the difference between Era and Fui? – When to use ERA? Note: Era in Spanish is used to describe how things were or how a person was; and is translated as “used to be”.Yo era – I was *used to be*Tú eras – You(informal) were *used…
  • Y vs E vs O vs U in Spanish
      What is the difference between Y, E, O, U in Spanish Two of the most common conjunctions in Spanish — y (meaning “and”) and o (meaning “or”) — can change spelling and pronunciation based on the word that follows. In that way, they are much like the “a” of English changing to “an” before a vowel sound. And, like the…
  • Bien vs Bueno(a) in Spanish
      What is the difference between bien and bueno? Bien: You should use “bien“ when it stands alone (esto está bien), when it modifies verbs, specially the participle (esto está bien escrito) or as an intensifier, more or less equivalent with muy (lo tenemos bien difícil) equivalent to (lo tenemos muy difícil).   Bueno: You should use “bueno(a)” when it modifies a noun (era un…
  • Hace vs Está vs Tengo in Spanish
      What is the difference between hace, está and tengo “frío” in Spanish? Hace frío (It’s cold): it (the ambient temperature) is cold. Referring to something nonspecific. Está frío (It’s cold): it (something specific) is cold. Tengo frío (I am cold): to describe a person feeling a temperature, we use “tener“.  
  • 4 Forms of Porque in Spanish
    What is the difference between Por Que, Por Qué, Porque and Porqué in Spanish Surely you have noticed that there are times where it is written in different ways, in some cases accentuated and have a different meaning depending on the context in which it is written. e.g. Todo tiene su porqué. (Everything has its reasons) No…
  • Has vs Haz in Spanish
    What is the difference between has and haz in Spanish? Has is the auxiliary form of the verb to have used for the formation of compound tenses. Haz, meanwhile, is the verb to do in the second person imperative. The difference between has and haz is perceived above all in writing in the case of…
  • Allí vs Ahí in Spanish
    What is the difference between Ahí and Allí in Spanish? What is the difference between “allí” and “ahí” (“there”)? “Allí” is used when the thing being referred to is (but not too much) far from both the speaker and the listener. e.g. “vivo allí“; (I live there) “Ahí“ is used when the thing being referred to is far…
  • Preterite vs Imperfect in Spanish
    What’s the difference between the Imperfect and the Preterite? Spanish has two past tenses: Preterite and Imperfect. Generally speaking, the Preterite is used for actions in the past that are seen as completed. Use of the Preterite tense implies that the past action had a definite beginning and definite end. e.g. Paola bailó toda la noche.…
  • Por vs Para in Spanish
      What is the difference between Por and Para in Spanish? Note: “Por” and “para” have a variety of meanings and they are often confused because they can each be translated as “for” e.g. Gracias por el regalo – Thanks for the gift Este regalo es para mi abuela- This gift is for my grandmother   Note: “Por” has many uses, and so it is the…
  • Pedir vs Preguntar
        What is The difference between preguntar and pedir in Spanish? The verbs “pedir“ and “preguntar“. They both mean “to ask” but they are not interchangeable. e.g. pedir to ask for, or request an object, service or favor   Pide más tiempo. – He asks for more time Pedimos más frutas. – We ask for more fruits   preguntar to ask…
  • Dónde vs Adónde in Spanish
    What is the difference between Dónde and Adónde? Note: Basically the word “Dónde” and “Adónde” mean where Dónde (Where)   Note: “Dónde” is used to define a location, that is, you use where when you want to know the location of a place, a person, or a thing. e.g. ¿Dónde es tu universidad? – Where is your university? ¿Dónde está la casa? – Where is the…
  • Saber vs Conocer
      Saber Vs Conocer | What do Saber and conocer mean in Spanish? Note: In Spanish, there are two verbs that express the idea “to know.” These two verbs are “saber” and “conocer.” The verb you choose depends upon the context in which it is used. These verbs are not interchangeable. What is conocer? First, the word to know comes…
  • Tener Que VS Hay Que
    What is the difference between Tener and Hay Que? Note: Tener que + infinitive is one way to express obligation or necessity. This expression can be translated as “someone has to do something.” e.g. Tengo que ayudar a mis padres – I have to help my parents. Tienes que leer un poco más  – You have to read a little more…