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Making comparisons with “más que”

While making comparisons, have you ever wondered, should I say “más de” or “más que”? Always use “más que”. In this type of comparisons (called “comparisons of superiority”), we use two basic structures: más + noun/adjective/adverb + que verbo + más + que La ciudad de Quito es más pequeña

Differences between “hay” and “estar”

We use the verb haber to talk about the existence of something or someone. In the present tense this usage – known as impersonal se– only has one conjugation: hay. a) ¿Qué me recomiendas para leer? b) Hay un cuento precioso de Borges que te encantará. a) What do you recommend to read?

¿Pasar(lo) bien o tener un buen tiempo?

Do you know what is the  Spanish equivalent of “to have a good time”? Although our initial instinct may be to say “tener un buen tiempo”, this is a literal translation that sounds confusing to native Spanish-speakers. The correct way of expressing this sentiment is using the phrase: Pasar(lo)bien.   We

Differences between “muy” & “mucho”

Have you ever wondered: what is the difference between “muy” and “mucho”?   Muy is an adverb that we use together with an adjective or another adverb, and it does not change for gender or number: Lucía es una estudiante muy inteligente. Lucía is a very intelligent sudent. (inteligente = adjetivo) Ella camina muy rápido. She walks very quickly. (rápido =

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