A baba acabol de acabar

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How do you use acabas in Spanish?

One such expression combines the verb acabar (conjugated) with an infinitive. The preposition “de” is always used. The formula is: Acabo de llevar a mi hermana a su casa. I just took my sister to her house. Acabas de invitar a muchas muchachas.

How do you use the verb acabar in Spanish?

To use acabar effectively in this situation, the preposition de must be used. In English, the past participle of the verb is used, but in Spanish an infinitive is used instead. The present tense of acabar de + infinitivo is used for describing something that just happened in the immediate past.

What does Acabo de comer mean in Spanish?

Acabar de in the Present Tense. The verb acabar by itself means to finish, to end. So, when you say ‘Acabo de comer ,’ what you were literally saying is that ‘I am finishing eating.’ The action has been performed so recently that it is practically still in progress. For example, imagine that you are trying to catch a bus.

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Acabo

La palabra ‘ acabo ‘, escrita de forma junta, existe en el idioma español pero sólo como una conjugación verbal. Más concretamente, corresponde a la primera persona en singular (yo) del presente de indicativo del verbo acabar. ejemplos:


A cabo

Por otra parte, ‘ a cabo ‘ también forma parte del idioma español al ser reconocida por el Diccionario de la Real Academia Española (RAE) y corresponde a una locución adverbial que significa ‘al fin’, pero que está en desuso. La RAE más bien recomienda usar ‘al cabo’, usándose siempre antes de la preposición ‘de’ (equivaliendo a ‘después de’):


Acabar de in the Present Tense

Let’s take a closer look at the construction to find out why ‘Acabo de comer ‘ is correct. The verb acabar by itself means to finish, to end. So, when you say ‘Acabo de comer ,’ what you were literally saying is that ‘I am finishing eating.’ The action has been performed so recently that it is practically still in progress.


Acabar de in the Preterite Tense

Let’s go back and take another look at the sentence with the verb in the preterite, ‘Acabé de comer .’ This sentence is grammatically correct.

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