56 - iendo or ando ). This will change the natural stress,...

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When there are two verbs in the sentence, the first one is conjugated and the second one is used in  its infinitive form. In such sentences, the object pronouns can be placed in front of the conjugated  verb or can be attached to the end of the infinitive. Daniel la quiere llamar . Daniel wants to call her . Daniel quiere llamar la . Daniel wants to call her . When a sentence is in the present progressive tense, there will be a conjugated form of  estar  and the  present participle form of the verb. Object pronouns may be placed in front of the conjugated form of  estar  or attached to the end of the verb in the present participle form (ending in – 
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Unformatted text preview: iendo or ando ). This will change the natural stress, so you must add an accent mark to the vowel preceding ndo when you attach one or two object pronouns. Of course, you can always choose to place the object pronouns in front of the conjugated form of estar and avoid using a written accent mark. Both ways of expressing the progressive are acceptable in Spanish; it does not change the meaning. Juan la est llamando . Juan is calling her . Juan est llamndo la . Juan is calling her ....
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course SPAN 101 taught by Professor Oliveros during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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