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1701773 Lynx : Hey JD
1701774 Jdawg78 : Hola Lynx!
1701775 Lynx : Do you grow plants at home?
1701776 Jdawg78 : aún no. Pero voy a probarlo.
1701777 Jdawg78 : Tengo semillas para tomates cherry.
1701778 Jdawg78 : de tomatos cherry.
1701779 Lynx : Oh I like them!
1701780 Lynx : You don't need huge plant stand for that
1701781 Jdawg78 : It's tiny.
1701782 Jdawg78 : I just need to find a place to put it so the cats don't get to it.
1701783 Lynx : It's difficult to think of a place unreachable for a cat lol
1701784 Lynx : Do you reckon she/he would like cherry tomatoes?
1701785 Jdawg78 : I think I may have to use a spare room and keep the door closed.
1701786 Jdawg78 : It has a light that extends over the top. I'm afraid they might try to sit on it.
1701787 Jdawg78 : It's a hydroponic system.
1701788 Lynx : No ground, I see
1701789 Jdawg78 : hidropónico
1701790 Jdawg78 : Solo agua.
1701791 Lynx : Then you can place them up on shelves
1701792 Jdawg78 : Pero los gatos pueden saltar. lol
1701793 Lynx : Keep that door closed all the time :D
1701794 Jdawg78 : Okay, brb going to see if I can get it set up.
1701795 Lynx : May the force be with you
1701796 Jdawg78 : Done!
1701797 Jdawg78 : I couldn't use the spare room because there wasn't a convenient outlet nearby for the grow light.
1701798 Jdawg78 : But I have it set up in the kitchen and so far they don't seem to be noticing it.
1701800 Jdawg78 : Hey.
1701802 spanishteacher : If nobody speaks, I leave
1701803 Patricia : Hola Jdawg
1701804 Jdawg78 : Hola Patricia!
1701805 Jdawg78 : Hola!
1701806 ChristopherK82 : I'm still not understanding articles.... El niño no quiere ir a la camisa ahora.... Why is camisa given a article.... I've tried reading and understanding all day why it gets a article and I can't get it
1701807 ChristopherK82 : I tried using Google translate for something about the boy not wanting milk in the fridge and leche doesn't get a article like I'd assumed I don't understand at all
1701808 Jdawg78 : Are you talking about the personal 'a'_
1701809 Jdawg78 : ?
1701810 ChristopherK82 : Why is it not just ir a cama... What is the rule for making cama have a la
1701811 Jdawg78 : Oh that.
1701812 ChristopherK82 : He doesn't want to go to bed
1701813 Jdawg78 : I'm guessing bed is more of the noun meaning.
1701814 ChristopherK82 : But it's he doesn't want to go to the bed and I don't understand why
1701815 Jdawg78 : Like you don't say 'Go to room- you say go to the room, or your room.
1701816 ChristopherK82 : Isn't milk a noun
1701817 ChristopherK82 : Ir a cuarto
1701818 Jdawg78 : Somethings just use the article. Just accept it. LOL
1701819 Jdawg78 : like breakfast can also be a verb. You can say -Voy a desayunar. I am going to breakfast.
1701820 ChristopherK82 : But it doesn't make sense why you'd say he doesn't want to go to (the) bed now when it's translated it's simply doesn't want to go to bed
1701821 Jdawg78 : Sounds weird in English.
1701822 ChristopherK82 : I can accept somethings need a article but how am I supposed too guess correctly
1701823 Jdawg78 : Because it's a different language, it developed differently.
1701824 Jdawg78 : Repetition.
1701825 Jdawg78 : After a while you just get used to it one way and when it doesn't work, you can feel it.
1701826 ChristopherK82 : So in Spanish that's how a native would talk and the meaning would be he doesn't want to go to the bed now for he doesn't want to go to bed now?
1701827 Jdawg78 : Like the subjunctive.
1701828 Jdawg78 : or go to sleep.
1701829 Jdawg78 : no quiere dormir,
1701830 Jdawg78 : no quiere ir a dormir en este momento.
1701831 ChristopherK82 : He doesn't want to go to sleep in this moment
1701832 Jdawg78 : en este momento, in this moment....is clunky when translated word for word to english.
1701833 ChristopherK82 : I can understand that but I don't grasp why articles are being placed on the bed for seamingly no reason how can I learn
1701834 Jdawg78 : But in Spanish, it's like saying -right now.
1701835 Jdawg78 : Well, moments of frustration like this.
1701836 Jdawg78 : Every time you see la cama...you'll remember because it's causing you stress.
1701837 Jdawg78 : Wait til you get to the subjunctive.
1701838 ChristopherK82 : So cama will always have a la on it?
1701839 ChristopherK82 : I'm too stupid to know what any of those extra words are
1701840 ChristopherK82 : I only know English because I've spoke it my whole life I don't understand the reasons behind why I speak the way I do I'm too stupid
1701841 Jdawg78 : Yeah, it's sort of used like we'd use kitchen or a room.
1701842 ChristopherK82 : Cocina o dormitorio?
1701843 Jdawg78 : Yeah, same with Spanish. Just use it the way you hear it, and after a while you'll start repeating it that way...and not no why it's correct. Only that it feels correct.
1701844 Jdawg78 : Yeah, go to the kitchen, go to the room.
1701845 Jdawg78 : In English we've sort of created the phrase 'go to bed' as a way to say go to sleep.
1701846 ChristopherK82 : So cama always has a la attached when talking about someone's bed
1701847 ChristopherK82 : I didn't notice it when saying el cuarto tiene cuatro camas
1701848 Jdawg78 : Just think of it as more of a place.
1701849 Jdawg78 : go to the car, get in the car. etc.
1701850 Jdawg78 : sube el coche.
1701851 ChristopherK82 : Ir a carro
1701852 ChristopherK82 : Ir a el carro
1701853 Jdawg78 : it would be ir al carro.
1701854 Jdawg78 : a / el gets combined.
1701855 ChristopherK82 : I forgot the contraction
1701856 ChristopherK82 : Those make sense to me and are translated word for word those I can do no problema
1701857 Jdawg78 : Hola Carlos!
1701858 Jdawg78 : Yeah, some things work word for word and some don't.
1701859 Jdawg78 : Just like some english words are the same in spanish.
1701860 ChristopherK82 : How can I ever get it if I don't understand why it's there or when to use it
1701861 Jdawg78 : Like -actor, color, doctor, horror...
1701862 Jdawg78 : All those words are the same in English and Spanish.
1701863 ChristopherK82 : El medico la medica
1701864 Jdawg78 : Doctor, doctora, tambén.
1701865 ChristopherK82 : Those I get but it's that article mid sentence I don't understand at all
1701867 ChristopherK82 : If as wierd as this sounds would it need a article.....
1701868 ChristopherK82 : The boy doesn't want to go to milk now
1701869 Jdawg78 : Okay, here's an English example.
1701870 ChristopherK82 : Would leche need a article
1701871 Jdawg78 : In America, you say -My friend is in the hospital-
1701872 ChristopherK82 : All I did was replace bed with milk so I'd think it would need a article
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