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Practice Jurar and Prometer

Let’s use a quiz to get lots of practice with the verbs Jurar and Prometer, as well as our new adverbs, nouns, and everything else we’ve learned this week. Try to predict the Spanish, and speak out loud!

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Ojalá algún día…

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Let’s use a big quiz to practice Jurar, Prometer, Desear, and everything else we’ve learned this week. Make sure to try to predict the Spanish, and speak along out loud for the best possible practice.

I wish to have a fork immediately.

Deseo tener un tenedor enseguida.

She has sworn that she doesn’t wish for absolutely anything.

Ha jurado que no desea absolutamente nada.

I ran to get the keys, because they promised to give them to me.

Corrí para conseguir las llaves, porque prometieron dármelas.

Do you promise me you won’t play with him? He’s running and doesn’t have time.

¿Me prometes que no jugarás con él? Está corriendo y no tiene tiempo.

We swore the computer didn’t work.

Juramos que la computadora no funcionaba.

You swore you would arrive early, look at your watch.

Juraste que llegarías temprano, mira tu reloj.

We promised not to run before breakfast.

Prometimos no correr antes del desayuno.

She doesn’t want me to wish for it.

No quiere que yo lo desee.

She has wished for a computer and I swore I would buy it.

Ella ha deseado una computadora y yo juré que la compraría.

He got me a wristwatch in order for me to run a whole lot.

Me consiguió un reloj para que yo corra muchísimo.

You have to swear that you don’t know anything about this object.

Tienes que jurar que no sabes nada de este objeto.

They swore they would go to dinner with their granny.

Juraron que irían a la cena con su abuelita.

I swear I don’t know where the plates are.

Juro que no sé dónde están los platos.

I would wish to be able to have a cat; hopefully someday.

Desearía poder tener un gato; ojalá algún día.

I promise that the lock is definitely working.

Prometo que la cerradura está definitivamente funcionando.

We swear that there is a knife and a fork for lunch.

Juramos que hay un cuchillo y un tenedor para el almuerzo.

You have to promise that you won’t make them run.

Tienes que prometer que no harás que corran.

She always promises that she’ll arrive on time, but she is always in a rush.

Siempre promete que llegará a tiempo, pero siempre tiene prisa.

He’s wishing for the lock to work.

Está deseando que la cerradura funcione.

We always run after lunch and before dinner.

Siempre corremos después del almuerzo y antes de la cena.

I want him to wish for something better.

Quiero que desee algo mejor.

You’ll have this object with you when you run.

Tendrás este objeto contigo cuando corras.

She hasn’t promised that, even when it’s important.

No ha prometido eso, aun cuando es importante.

Don’t run inside the house! Promise me you won’t do it.

¡No corras dentro de la casa! Prométeme que no lo harás.

She would wish to have a glass and a spoon.

Ella desearía tener un vaso y una cuchara.

We wished to run like they run.

Deseamos correr como ellos corren.

I was wishing for something completely new.

Deseaba algo completamente nuevo.

The key was totally fine, but he swears it wasn't.

La llave estaba totalmente bien, pero él jura que no lo estaba.

She was wishing to go to the race, but she didn’t run.

Deseaba ir a la carrera, pero no corrió.

Do you run every day? // I never run.

¿Corres todos los días? // Yo nunca corro.

They swear that if she runs, she is going to win.

Juran que si ella corre, va a ganar.

Promise that we’ll see each other at breakfast.

Promete que nos veremos en el desayuno.

Obviously you didn’t do what you promised.

Obviamente no hiciste lo que prometiste.

I promised to give you what you wish for.

Prometí darte lo que deseas.

He swore that the spoon and the knife were behind the glasses.

Juró que la cuchara y el cuchillo estaban detrás de los vasos.

Lately, we wish for her to run more.

Últimamente, deseamos que ella corra más.

(Formal) Run! You must hurry!

¡Corra! ¡Debe darse prisa!

Do you swear that that’s what they wish for?

¿Juras que eso es lo que desean?

Run! There isn’t time for anything.

¡Corre! No hay tiempo para nada.

For more practice with all of this, go to LCSPodcast.com/235.

Next week, we’ll learn the verbs for “buy” and “sell”, as well as a bunch of new nouns for places, including the words for “shop”, “restaurant”, and “market”.

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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