Spanish prepositions ‘un’ & ‘una’

The Spanish word for a/an is ‘un‘ for Spanish masculine nouns and una for Spanish feminine nouns. Examples; Todos deberian tener un pasaporte (masc’) = everyone should have a passport. Por aquí hay sola una habitación libra = there is only one room vacant here. Note, that Spanish does not use the equivalent of English [...]

Spanish Prepositions ‘por’ and ‘para’

The use of ‘por’ and ‘para’, both meaning ‘for’ or ‘by’, can be a bit confusing at first. The difference is that; ‘por’ looks back to the origins of, or the root causes of  the circumstances; ‘para’ looks forward to the result, aim or destination of the  the circumstances. Spanish ‘Por’ is used to express, [...]

Spanish Prepositions ‘a’ and ‘de’

The Spanish prepositions — ‘a’ (to), and ‘de’ (of), when used in conjunction with a Spanish noun, precede the articles (el),(masc’) and (la) (fem’). When these Spanish prepositions come before the masculine (el), ( singular), there is a contraction and fusion of these two. Therefore; (a + el)  =  al, and (de + el)  =  [...]

Spanish Preposition ‘desde’, ‘con’, ‘en’, ‘hacia’ & ‘hasta’

The Spanish preposition ‘desde’ can be used; With time and duration, (tiempo y duración); –viene en tren desde Zaragoza = he/she is coming from Zaragoza by train. –Este quadro está desde1800 = this painting is from the 1800′s. The Spanish preposition ‘con’ can be used ; With company, (compania); – me quedo en casa con [...]