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Change a word challenge

35
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I go to school every day. Voy a la escuela todos los días.

The idea is to change one word in the English sentence and make the appropriate change in the Spanish sentence.

Be sure to click on "newest" to find the latest sentence.

31725 views
updated AGO 1, 2015
edited by ian-hill
posted by ian-hill
Great idea! - --Mariana--, ABR 25, 2010
I like it! ¡Me gusta! - danrivera, ABR 25, 2010
This is great Ian! - Yeser007, ABR 25, 2010
Oooo, you have to be really quick for this one. - Yeser007, ABR 25, 2010
It is slowing down now :) Everyone gone to bed? :) - ian-hill, ABR 25, 2010
I should be in bed as it is 11pm and I have to get up at 5:00am - danrivera, ABR 25, 2010
Me too!! - Yeser007, ABR 25, 2010
In your starting sentence, "escula" should be "escuela". - danrivera, ABR 25, 2010
Why aren't more people voting for this game..it was a great idea. - --Mariana--, ABR 26, 2010
escuela changed Thanks - ian-hill, ABR 26, 2010
La idea es muy creativa ;)) - Fidalgo, ABR 26, 2010
Ian, "escuela", no "esceula" - danrivera, ABR 26, 2010
I am deslixik :) - ian-hill, ABR 26, 2010
:-) - danrivera, ABR 27, 2010
great game Ian - Izanoni1, ABR 27, 2010
Thanks Iza - - ian-hill, ABR 27, 2010
yipeeeeeeeeeee, 100 respuestas - 00494d19, ABR 28, 2010
Just when I thought it was safe to go in the water... - LateToDinner, MAY 7, 2010

447 Answers

5
votes

My position was not improved by my blatant greed

Mi posición no fue mejorada por mi avaricia evidente.

updated AGO 1, 2015
edited by --Mariana--
posted by --Mariana--
5
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Mi impacable avaricia no fue mejorada por mi arrogancia.

My unrelenting greed was not improved by my arrogance.

I wanted to say "hubris" but can't find the Spanish for that.

Anyone know what it is?

updated AGO 1, 2015
posted by ian-hill
5
votes

Fidalgo tenía numerosas orquídeas bonitas en jardin.

Fidalgo had many beautiful orchids in his garden.

updated MAY 19, 2010
posted by monsterrider24
...bonitas en su jardín. - 00e46f15, MAY 18, 2010
5
votes

Nuestras relaciones están siempre marcadas por nuestros irracionales celos.

Our relationships are always marked by our irrational jealousy.

updated MAY 11, 2010
edited by Fidalgo
posted by melipiru
"están" en lugar de "estan" - Fidalgo, ABR 29, 2010
5
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Nuestro potencial oculto es siempre útiles por nuestro futuro.

Our hidden potential is always useful for our future.

updated MAY 11, 2010
edited by ian-hill
posted by ian-hill
5
votes

Su aseo personal será importante de verdad para su matrimonio. His personal hygeine will be really important for his marriage.

updated MAY 11, 2010
posted by nizhoni1
: ) - mar959, MAY 3, 2010
5
votes

Your brother burned the office today.

Tu hermano se quemó la oficina hoy.

updated MAY 3, 2010
edited by --Mariana--
posted by --Mariana--
I give up!!! - Yeser007, ABR 25, 2010
This is awesome. Voted 5. - jeezzle, ABR 25, 2010
It seems like it has slowed down a little now. - danrivera, ABR 25, 2010
Because the office burned. :))) - Rikko, ABR 25, 2010
Lol @ Rikko. jeje. Marianne, I did not catch it until I posted mine, but you wrote "brother" instead of "hermano" - danrivera, ABR 25, 2010
lol. Corrected. :-) - --Mariana--, ABR 25, 2010
4
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Fidalgo had many smelly customers in his taxi.

Fidalgo tenía muchos clientes malolientes en su taxi.

updated ENE 11, 2011
posted by Yeser007
4
votes

Su camisa ya no está colgando en la ventana.

Your shirt is no longer hanging in the window.

updated MAY 22, 2010
edited by --Mariana--
posted by --Mariana--
4
votes

Your cousin refused to walk to the lake today.

Tu primo no quiso caminar al lago hoy.

updated MAY 22, 2010
edited by danrivera
posted by danrivera
¿"caminar Al lago"? - Fidalgo, ABR 25, 2010
Corrected. Thanks, Fidalgo. - danrivera, ABR 28, 2010
4
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I went to the hospital every day.

Iba al hospital todos los días. L.

updated MAY 22, 2010
posted by Lucrecia
:( - MeEncantanCarasSonrisas, ABR 25, 2010
Espero que te mejores. - nizhoni1, ABR 25, 2010
4
votes

Fidalgo had many smelly customers in his bookstore.

Fidalgo tenía muchos clientes malolientes en su librería.

updated MAY 21, 2010
posted by bmancornelious
You can say: "apestosos" instead of malolientes. It's more common. - 00e46f15, MAY 18, 2010
4
votes

Fidalgo had many smelly socks in his taxi.

Fidalgo tenía muchos calcetines malolientes en su taxi.

updated MAY 21, 2010
posted by scottdoherty
4
votes

Many beautiful women saw Fidalgo driving his Mercedes Benz.

Muchas mujeres hermosas vieron a Fidalgo manejando su Mercedes Benz.

updated MAY 21, 2010
posted by 00e46f15
4
votes

Fidalgo tenía numerosas orquídeas bonitas en su casa.

Fidalgo had many beautiful orchids in his house.

updated MAY 19, 2010
posted by sanlee
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