Chapter 11

Chapter 11 - • We’re going by train • I sent it by...

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Chapter 11 Telling how long something has been happening or how long ago something happened: Hace que hace + period of time + que + present tense how long something has been happening hace + period of time + que + preterite tense how long ago something happened Expressing unplanned, unexpected or accidental events Express these with the 3 rd person form of the verb and se Expresses the subject via the indirect object pronoun as the “victim” of an action rather than the perpetrator of it Se me cayó el papel. I dropped the paper. ( Literally “The paper was dropped by me.”) Se le olvidaron las llaves. He forgot the keys. ( Literally “The keys were forgotten by him.”) Se te olvidó llamar a tu hija. You forgot to call your daughter. ( Literally “Calling your daughter was forgotten by you.”) Frequently used with acabar (to run out of) , olvidar (to forget) , perder (to lose) , caer (to drop) , romper (to break) Por y para Por Para means of transport, communication
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Unformatted text preview: • We’re going by train • I sent it by e-mail through, along • We strolled along the beach. during, in (time of day) • I work in the morning. because of, due to in order to (do something) • They went there (in order) to relax. (destined) for, to be given to • Those presents are for my mother. by (a deadline, a future time) • Have it ready by Tuesday. toward, in the director of • She left for Ecuador yesterday. • I’m nervous because of the interview. for (in exchange for) • They want $1,000 for the car. • Thanks for everything. for (sake of), on behalf of • I’m telling you for him. duration • They lived there for a year. to be used for • This money is for tuition. as compared to others, relative to others • Spanish is difficult for me. in the employ of • She works for the phone company....
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