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78 How important are accents in written Spanish? 2011-11-15T22:30:18.397

65 Why is "agua" masculine in singular form and feminine in plural? "El agua" / "Las aguas" 2011-11-15T21:25:54.713

59 Origin and usage of "¿" and "¡" 2011-11-16T00:27:31.587

57 Why "buenas noches" when it's only one night? 2011-11-23T06:55:28.163

42 How should I ask someone to repeat something they've said? 2011-11-23T18:27:29.430

40 Any difference between aquí and acá 2011-11-15T23:02:31.883

37 Is there a difference between "español" and "castellano"? // ¿Hay alguna diferencia entre "español" y "castellano"? 2011-12-14T08:40:20.200

35 Why is the "X" in México and Texas pronunced as the letter "J"? 2011-11-16T21:25:39.430

34 How to pronounce the consonants "y" and "ll"? 2011-11-15T20:52:27.287

33 ¿Cuál es la diferencia entre tú, usted y vos? 2011-11-15T20:56:40.383

33 Question words: "qué" versus "cuál" 2011-11-15T21:07:56.910

32 Can I learn to roll my R's? 2012-01-10T00:04:49.163

30 Bonita, linda, hermosa, bella, and guapa: what's the difference? 2011-12-08T02:01:05.603

30 'Ser' and 'estar' for location / Uso de "ser" y "estar" para ubicación 2012-02-09T19:36:10.533

30 What's the difference between "vamos" and "vámonos"? 2012-05-22T06:56:56.160

29 Understanding ya vs. todavía vs. aún 2012-09-08T04:30:58.420

28 Why don't Spanish words start with "sp"? 2011-11-28T21:12:30.887

28 Why is "De nada" used as a response to "Gracias"? // ¿Por qué decimos "de nada" como respuesta a "gracias"? 2012-08-07T12:22:58.783

27 Are there other words in Spanish that can't be written? (like sal-le) 2012-03-01T20:49:10.213

26 Preterit of ser and ir 2011-11-16T16:40:32.897

26 Why is 'estar muerto' used instead of 'ser muerto'? 2011-12-06T22:20:07.807

26 What's the difference between "dentro" and "adentro"? 2011-12-07T00:09:30.487

26 How do I ask someone not to call me "usted"? 2012-04-11T03:07:32.200

26 How did "asistir" and "atender" become opposite of their cognates in english? 2012-07-20T18:27:00.770

25 'vos' vs 'tú' usage by country 2011-11-15T21:10:34.877

25 When to use "ya" and "todavía" 2011-11-15T21:21:58.747

25 Significance of adjective placement 2011-11-17T19:53:20.107

25 Is there a Spanish equivalent to "-ish"? 2012-05-09T04:45:02.900

24 How should I translate "table" (as in a data table)? 2011-11-15T21:05:54.320

24 Are there native-born Spanish speakers that can't trill their R's? 2011-11-16T13:44:33.543

23 Why isn't "good morning" "buenas mañanas"? 2011-12-14T09:38:56.100

23 Is there a difference between "claro" and "por supuesto"? 2012-06-14T14:51:47.813

22 ¿Por qué es la palabra «mano» femenina? 2011-11-15T21:17:51.077

22 What does "lo" in "(no) lo es" refer to? 2011-11-23T17:01:11.740

22 Is "¿Qué hora es?" or "¿Qué horas son?" preferred? 2011-11-30T15:30:22.093

21 What's the correct way to say printed? 2011-11-16T00:06:32.610

21 How do I know whether to attach a direct object pronoun to the infinitive? 2011-11-17T17:06:45.023

21 When is uppercase used in English but lowercase in Spanish? 2012-02-07T18:10:44.633

20 How to translate the idiom: "missing the point"? 2011-11-15T21:15:20.633

20 Difference between "por" and "para" 2011-11-15T21:18:22.457

20 Why are certain words ending in "a" masculine? 2011-11-18T00:27:24.200

20 "vaso de agua" or "vaso con agua"? Which is correct? 2011-11-24T17:09:37.773

20 I forgot how to say "I forgot" 2011-12-09T06:55:57.990

20 Differences betwen "ahí", "allí", and "allá" 2012-02-06T10:20:27.933

20 How do you say a "shot" referring to alcohol? 2012-03-07T03:31:51.170

20 ¿En qué países la palabra "coger" tiene connotaciones sexuales? 2014-10-02T03:23:02.280

20 Is there something deeper behind the "verb classes swapping" of the subjunctive endings? 2016-01-31T20:22:09.150

19 What is the difference between: "aquel" and "aquél" 2011-11-15T21:16:33.503

19 When to use "que" and "de que" 2011-11-15T21:45:05.360

19 When should I use the word 'yo' in a sentence where the verb conjugation already shows that I am the subject? 2011-11-16T00:17:22.650

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