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Unformatted text preview: Adjectives Technically, the words alguno and ninguno are only used as pronouns. If used as an adjective, the – o is dropped, and they change to algún and ningún when followed by a singular masculine noun. For example, alguno and ninguno drop the –o and are used as adjectives here: • Tú tienes algún dinero. Yo no tengo ningún dinero. You have some money. I don't have any money. Now, here is an example of alguno and ninguno being used as pronouns: • Tú tienes dinero y yo quiero alguno. Mi otro amigo no tiene ninguno. You have lots of money and I want some. My other friend doesn't have any. Conjunctions: sino and pero It's important to understand the differences between the conjunctions sino and pero because they can both be translated as “but.” Sino is used when the first clause of the sentence is negative and the second clause contradicts it. It is used when the first clause of the sentence is negative and the second clause contradicts it....
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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.
- Fall '09