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La Palabra del Día: Servicial (Winner: Goyo)

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La Palabra del Día: Servicial (Winner: Goyo)

Postby Pesta » Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:45 am

Servicial - Adjective - Helpful


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Mi propuesta: A veces ser servicial no es suficiente.

Sometimes being helpful is not enough.

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Although Ser is possible, Estar is also possible as this is somewhat "situational" in the picture.   qfreed

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Re: La Palabra del Día: Servicial

Postby porcupine7 » Tue Apr 11, 2017 9:24 am

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Aún (Aun (incluso)) en (a) su edad tierna él parece ser una persona amable y servicial.

...a la tierna edad de...de tierna edad ...most of the similar phrases use the preposition "a" or "de"; with "en" I would have translated it in English as ...Even in his early years....   qfreed


Even at his tender age he seems to be a kind and helpful person.

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Re: La Palabra del Día: Servicial

Postby Goyo » Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:29 pm

Solamente estaba tratando de ser servicial, pero ahora tiene vergüenza.

Here, too, I would suggest ESTAR (servicial, situational), but SER is possible if you meant that he was trying to be a helpful person.   qfreed


He was only trying to be helpful, but now he's embarrassed.

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Re: La Palabra del Día: Servicial

Postby qfreed » Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:29 pm

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Un niño explorador tiene que jurar un juramento para ser servicial. Tiene la responsabilidad de servir a Dios, su país y su comunidad.

A Boy Scout must swear an oath to be helpful. (Vow of Service)

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Re: La Palabra del Día: Servicial (Winner: Goyo)

Postby Pesta » Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:57 am

And the winner is:


¡Goyo!

¡Felicidades!

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Goyo wrote:Solamente estaba tratando de ser servicial, pero ahora tiene vergüenza.

Here, too, I would suggest ESTAR (servicial, situational), but SER is possible if you meant that he was trying to be a helpful person.   qfreed


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