https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Judi.Cannon

""a"", ""en"", ""de"", ""por"", ""para""? Any good help on when to use?

I'm having a terrible time in figuring out when to use a or en or de or por or para in sentences? Can anyone give me some good advice? Thank you!

April 18, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Judi.Cannon

These are beautiful! Thank you very much!

April 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jack785017

spanish dict is also great to because they have pronunciation of all the words. I always keep that open on 1 tab when using duolingo. There are also a few quizes on there

April 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/benovard

To elaborate on the por, para thing, I think of "por" as being more like "because of" or "through". Where as "para" is more like "intended for" or "towards"

April 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TimothySet2

Always check when you get a wrong answer. For Spanish, go to Spanishdict.com and check with the three translating engines. A lot of times, you may also be right, just not what Duolingo is wanting.

April 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JNicolasMex

Como puedes hacer 2880 XD en una semana ,cuanto tiempo le dedicas a esto? eres increíble. te felicito

April 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/paulmexicodf

personally i do not think it is worth worrying too much about these words, i have found my usage of function words like these just naturally improve over time without the need to specifically focus on leaning them. It a bit like when people learn English and they hit the well of despair which are phrasal verbs.

April 21, 2018
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