HomeQ&AWhat does the "Al ducharte" part mean in this sentence "Al ducharte, usas el champú famoso."

What does the "Al ducharte" part mean in this sentence "Al ducharte, usas el champú famoso."

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What does the "Al ducharte" part mean in this sentence "Al ducharte, usas el champú famoso."

Also, what would "Al despertarte" mean in the following sentence ? "Al despertarte, escucha la radio."

The "Al" and the reflexive infinitive is throwing me off! I haven't learned this before.

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updated ENE 16, 2010
posted by thaibean06

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Al ducharte = when you shower.

Al despertarte = when you wake up.

The "al" is kind of like "upon the act of ____ "

updated ENE 16, 2010
posted by Valerie
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Al + infinite verb is the same as when /Cuando + verbo conjugado.

Ejemplo: Al despertar, escucha la radio = Cuando despiertes, escucha la radio.

When you wake up, listen to the radio.

updated ENE 13, 2010
posted by mediterrunio
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Al is kind of like ****at the moment of**

At the moment of showering, use the famous shampoo. Should be usa.

At waking, listen to the radio.

updated ENE 13, 2010
posted by 005faa61
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When you shower yourself , use the famous shampoo. Upon awakening /when you awake,listen to the radio.

Now I step back for the grammarians.

updated ENE 13, 2010
posted by nizhoni1
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Al ducharte = When you showering or Upon showering Al despertarte = Upon awaking or When you awake(wake up)

updated ENE 13, 2010
posted by DeeLo
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