ciruela

ciruela: plum

A mí no me gustan las ciruelas.

Las ciruelas crecen en un árbol que se llama el ciruelo.

“Don’t be jealous that I’ve been chatting online with babes all day”

no te pongas celoso

–No te pongas…–
Verb: PONERSE (to put on oneself, to become)
Negative Tú Command: Present Subjunctive
PSJK: Go to YO, drop the O, add the OPPOSITE”
PONERSE becomes PONGO, then PONG, then PONGAS to match tú.
Subtract the “SE” off put it in front of the verb.       –No te pongas…–

–…estaba hablando–
Verb: ESTAR (to be)
Imperfect combined with “ing”: IMP-ing
IMP: ESTAR in the IMP becomes ESTABA to match yo
“ing” : HABLAR drops AR ending and adds “ANDO” = HABLANDO
Place HABLANDO directly after ESTABA       –…estaba hablando…–

Why’s James Crying

Lebron James was caught crying on camera. These guys made a video about it.

Why’s James crying?

‘Cause he just got dunked on.

I ain’t even lying.

Yo, he just got dunked on.

Yup, yup. He was standing in the way, so I jumped up in the air and I dunked it on his face.


(Identify the tenses above)


Why’s James crying?
¿Por qué llora James?
‘Cause he just got dunked on.
Lo acabo de humillar (I just humiliated him)
I ain’t even lying.
No digo mentiras.
Yo, he just got dunked on.
Lo acabo de humillar (I just humiliated him)
Yup, yup. He was standing in the way, so I jumped up in the air and I dunked it on his face.
Simón. Él estaba en camino, y salté en el aire y hice clavada en su nariz.

acabar + de + inf = to have just done something, usually conjugated in the Present even though making reference to something that is done
hacer una clavada = (to make a slam-dunk, literally: to make a hammered)

“pero tengo la camioneta”

–Gracias por ir por mí.
–No iba a perderme la liberación de mi compañero.
–Oye, ¿y tu novia?
–Ella se fue…
–Oy.
–…y mi madre falleció, y a mi padre lo deportaron…
–…
–¡pero tengo la camioneta!
–Sí, es algo.
–Sí, lo es.