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larryritchie--

larryritchie--

i am having trouble with many words- but we will srart with these two- esta & este both mean this, please explain how and when to use. [thanks]
Kristy-D

Kristy-D

I think you use 'esta' when referring to a feminine noun and 'este' when referring to a masculine noun. ie. este perro (this dog) & esta chica (this girl)
Cristian-Montes-de-Oca

Cristian-Montes-de-Oca

Kristy is absolutely right...it only changes depending on the gender! Just be carefull if the "esta" comes with an accent on the "á" as in "Mi casa está en la playa"...you are indicating a place...."My house is at the beach"...besides that, "este" y "esta" and even "esto" are the same ;).... saludos!
Kntlne

Kntlne

Do "aquella" and "aquel" mean the same thing as "esta" and "este"?
Cristian-Montes-de-Oca

Cristian-Montes-de-Oca

Hola Kntlne! Aquella , Aquel and Aquello...are used in a similar way "That" is used in english...in the case of "Esto, Esta and Este"...are used as "This"... Remember that "Este" also means "East" ;) saludos!

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