Tag Archives: Spanglish

Do vs. Make

When I started learning Spanish, I realised that there is only one word for these two verbs in English: ‘hacer’. It made me understand more easily why some English learners get these two verbs confused. Here is my tip to remember when to use which: Do Do is used for taking action to achieve something. To participate in intangible activities,

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Common Spanglish Mistakes: Part 1

Sometimes when we translate into another language from our own, we use our native grammar and it doesn’t always work. Here are some examples of common mistakes I hear from Spanish speakers, which may also happen with other speakers of the romantic languages such as French, Italian and Portuguese. WRONG ✗ RIGHT ✓ “Depends of” “Depends on” “Two beers more” “Two

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