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Practice Existir and Olvidar

Let’s get lots of spoken practice with verbs Existir, Extrañar, Soñar, Olvidar, Despertar, and Alegrar, as well as our new nouns, numbers, and everything else we’ve learned this week. Predict the Spanish and speak out loud!

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¡No lo olvides!

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Let’s use a big quiz to practice Olvidar, Existir, Soñar, and everything else we’ve learned this week.

I don’t think those things will exist in February of next year.

No creo que esas cosas existan en febrero del próximo año.

We missed her all this time, but she’s coming back on Thursday.

La extrañamos todo este tiempo, pero vuelve el jueves.

Did you forget that she wakes up at nine?

¿Olvidaste que ella se despierta a las nueve?

We can only dream because that will stop existing in January.

Solo podemos soñar porque eso dejará de existir en enero.

She misses him a lot because he left in June.

Lo extraña mucho porque se fue en junio.

I’ve dreamt the same (thing) that he was dreaming before.

He soñado lo mismo que él soñaba antes.

Forget about that; I need her to wake up early on Tuesday.

Olvídate de eso, necesito que se despierte temprano el martes.

They don’t want me to forget it because I already forgot it before.

No quieren que lo olvide porque ya lo olvidé antes.

Forget it, I missed you a lot.

Olvídalo, te extrañé mucho.

We’ll only be there a little while.

Solo estaremos ahí un rato.

You have to wake up, but he still hasn’t woken up.

Tienes que despertarte, pero él aún no se ha despertado.

She used to miss him, but the last time they saw each other was in August.

Ella lo extrañaba, pero la última vez que se vieron fue en agosto.

They want me to wake up early on Sunday.

Quieren que me despierte temprano el domingo.

I like that clothing for the Fall, and it suits you well.

Me gusta esa ropa para el otoño, y te queda bien.

I dreamt about him and he dreamt about me.

Soñé con él y él soñó conmigo.

I don’t think that exists now, but it has existed before.

No creo que eso exista ahora, pero ha existido antes.

They miss us, so we’ll go in the Fall.

Ellos nos extrañan, así que iremos en otoño.

We left without having eaten them, but we’ll go back on Thursday.

Nos fuimos sin haberlos comido, pero volveremos el jueves.

We’re going to miss you during the Summer. Do you think you’ll come back in April?

Te vamos a extrañar durante el verano. ¿Crees que volverás en abril?

I’ll miss you at the party on Saturday, but we can see each other on Friday.

Te extrañaré en la fiesta del sábado, pero podemos vernos el viernes. 

I think he was dreaming about you.

Creo que él soñaba contigo. 

We miss her a lot because she left in May, but she’s coming back on Friday.

La extrañamos mucho porque se fue en mayo, pero vuelve el viernes.

You could(preterite) have told me that when they woke up.

Pudiste haberme dicho eso cuando se despertaron.

What are you dreaming about lately?

¿Con qué estás soñando últimamente?

I want you to forget for a little while what happened on Monday.

Quiero que olvides por un rato lo que pasó el lunes.

We could have seen each other in December, during the Summer.

Podríamos habernos visto en diciembre, durante el verano.

Spring starts on Wednesday, and I don’t want him to forget it.

La primavera comienza el miércoles, y no quiero que él lo olvide.

I should have talked to you because these days I’m dreaming that I forget about them.

Debería haberte hablado porque estos días sueño que me olvido de ellos.

She did it after having seen him in November because she was missing him.

Lo hizo después de haberlo visto en noviembre porque lo extrañaba.

We saw that via the window, (formal) don’t forget it.

Vimos eso a través de la ventana, no lo olvide.

Why do you wake up so early on Saturdays?

¿Por qué te despiertas tan temprano los sábados?

No, he didn’t wake up yet.

No, él todavía no se despertó.

That suits you really well, are you going to use it in the Fall?

Eso te queda muy bien, ¿vas a usarlo en otoño?

The last time we saw each other was in September and I miss you.

La última vez que nos vimos fue en septiembre y te extraño.

He forgot the beginning of the story, but you haven't forgotten anything.

Olvidó el principio de la historia, pero tú no has olvidado nada.

Forget that! I don't know why you don’t want to forget it.

¡Olvida eso! No sé por qué no lo quieres olvidar.

She gave it(f) to me after having made it(f) because if not she forgets.

Me la dio después de haberla hecho porque si no se olvida.

He’s really glad because those things only exist in the Winter.

Se alegra porque esas cosas solo existen en el invierno.

You should have told her that on Wednesday and not on Tuesday.

Deberías haberle dicho eso el miércoles y no el martes.

He was really glad because that existed in June.

Se alegró porque eso existía en junio.

Did you miss me? You know that on Sundays I wake up late.

¿Me extrañaste? Sabes que los domingos me despierto tarde.

I found out via my friends and I’m really glad to know it.

Lo supe a través de mis amigos y me alegro de saberlo.

He could have left earlier on Monday.

Él podría haberse ido antes el lunes.

I woke up late and it’s not my fault.

Me desperté tarde y no es mi culpa.

I don’t remember the beginning of the story.

No recuerdo el principio de la historia.

Winter is my favorite season.

El invierno es mi estación favorita.

That doesn’t exist, don’t forget it.

Eso no existe, no lo olvides.

We’ll go in March or October… we’ll know on Friday.

Iremos en marzo o en octubre… lo sabremos el viernes.

He has to wake up when they wake up.

Él se tiene que despertar cuando ellos se despierten.

He dreams about that season because it’s his favorite.

Sueña con esa estación porque es su favorita.

I won’t forget that, I know you miss me.

No olvidaré eso, sé que me extrañas.

For more practice with all of this, go to LCSPodcast.com/245.

Next week, we’re going to wrap up our 250-episode journey to essential fluency in Spanish. If you’ve made it this far in the show, I’m super impressed with how much you’ve done, and you should be too! If you put everything you’ve learned into practice, you’ll be able to communicate on almost any topic in Spanish just using what you’ve learned so far. Of course, if you’re interested in our guidance for how to turn everything on the show into real-life spoken Spanish, check out LCSPodcast.com to see our coaching options that guarantee fluency.

This show is brought to you by LearnCraftSpanish.com. The Spanish voice in this episode was our coach Michael Agudelo. Our music was performed by the Seattle Marimba Quartet, and I’m Timothy, encouraging you to do the hard work of learning Spanish. Acquiring a second language is one of the most fulfilling things you can do, so start your fluency journey today at LCSPodcast.com.

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