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Unformatted text preview: Remember, formal speech is generally used to be polite or to express respect. Informal, or familiar, speech is used among friends, coworkers, relatives, or when addressing a child. The pronouns (vosotros, vosotras) are not normally used. Comprad el anillo. (You-all) Buy the ring. No escribáis la tarea. (You-all) Don't write the homework. No compréis los libros. (You-all) Don't buy the books. Comed la patata. (You-all) Eat the potato. With affirmative commands using a reflexive verb, the final "d" of the verb form is dropped before adding the pronoun "os." Sentad + os = Sentaos. Sit down. The only exception is the verb "irse" which retains the final "d." ¡Idos! Go away! Verbs ending in "-ir" will require a written accent. Vestid + os = Vestíos. Get dressed....
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course SPANISH 108 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '10