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    Default Re: Before I noticed it... (help with grammar here! )

    You are certainly far more bilingual than me, and, moreover, I am influenced by regionalisms in my location. I agree 100% there is no right or wrong here. I really don't feel very confident in either language. So much hinges on tone and how the other person receives the message.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gernt View Post
    How did this ever get so complicated?

    mvictoria is right. The word "part" is often understood as abstract in English. "She is a part of who I am". "Part of me wants to say 'yes' and part of me wants to run away". "There are parts of our relationship that I believe will become a problem down the road". It is so abstract that it is rare (but possible) for someone to use it in word play. One example would be:

    "Part of me wants to go out with you".
    "Which part"?
    LOL!!!! That's a good one, Gernt!

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    Default Re: Before I noticed it... (help with grammar here! )

    Más sabe el diablo por viejo que por diablo....lo poco que sé lo he aprendido porque a través de los años siempre he estado en disposición de aprender.

    Hace muchos años que me quité el escudo defensivo porque me dí cuenta que nadie me estaba atacando.

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