Spanish preposition CON
Pronunciation: con (click to listen)
Origins: ‘con’ comes from the Latin term ‘cum’. Very similar, right?
English equivalent: with
(According to La Real Academia de la Lengua Española) / WordReference.com)
1. Referring to an instrument (instrumento):
- 'Píntalo con este pincel' (Listen)
(Paint it with this brush.)
- 'Cubrimos el plato con un paño' (Listen)
(We cover the plate with a cloth.)
- Tenemos que actuar con calma. (Listen) (We have to act with calm (steady).)
- Juan está con su hermano. (Listen)
(John is with his brother).
- Una casa con muebles. (Listen)
(Una casa con muebles.)
- Con decir la verdad es suficiente. (Listen)
(By saying the truth is enough.)
- Con que digas la verdad será suficiente (Listen)
(It will be enough if you say the truth.)
- Con tal de que vengas será suficiente (Listen)
(Provided that you come.)
As always, for any question or comment, e-mail me or visit the Spanish Forum and post it.
You can find below some materials / web pages that, from my point of view, can be useful and interesting:
|Puerta del Sol - Audio Magazine||A very interesting way of learning or reviewing not just Spanish grammar and vocabulary, but also a great way to find out about Spain and its culture.|
|Lo más TV||Such a funny, intelligent and useful way to learn and enjoy the Spanish language!! It is a web based activity and offers new videos, on a weekly basis, with Spanish / English captions, dictionary and games.|
|Visual Link Spanish™ - Just click, listen and repeat! Don't just learn Spanish; put it into practice with a unique guided, step-by-step system. I've tested it and I wish I'd had something similar when I studied English!!|
|Think Spanish Magazine||I write monthly articles for 'Think Spanish' ('Piensa en español') about Spain, its culture, travel issues... But this magazine also covers all Latin American countries. Articles include a glossary. You can also listen to all the articles as they also publish a monthly CD.|
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