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"He oído que tienes una nueva novia."

Translation:I have heard that you have a new girlfriend.

July 15, 2013



Why is "nueva" before "novia"?

July 15, 2013


I think in one position it means "brand spanking new", fresh off the assembly line new and in the other position it means "new to me". I assume it means "new to me" here.

July 15, 2013


This the fourth time in one day that I have seen nueva appear before a noun. I have no idea about rules, exceptions et al, but I plan on putting it in front of any nouns I want to. Es mi nueva idea.

October 1, 2013


Some example I learned in the French course:

Él tiene un coche nuevo - He has a brand new car. "new" is an attribute.

Él tiene un nuevo coche - It can be a used car, but new to him.

July 3, 2018


Nueva can go after or before, it is the same

January 4, 2015


"Nueva novia" is subjective, while "novia nueva" would be an objectively new girlfriend (which doesn't make much sense).

For a clear example, consider "yo compro una casa nueva" (I'm buying a house that was just built) vs. "yo compro una nueva casa" (I'm buying a house that is new for me, regardless of the age of the building)

January 9, 2019


hey hey you you I don't like your girlfriend!

October 2, 2015


Ouch!!! My question is if the x-girlfriend is asking this lol

October 7, 2016


Why is "I heard" not equivalent to "I have heard"?

December 22, 2015


Generally, the present perfect tense (Yo he oído - I have heard) describes an action that started in the past and continues in the present.
The simple past tense (Yo oí - I heard) describes an action that was completed in the past.

So for your examples:
Yo oí - I heard (I heard it once in the past)
Yo he oído - I have heard (I heard it in the past, and I keep hearing about it)

January 5, 2018


I'm using a picture of Adelle to remember this sentence. Maybe she'll release a spanish album

January 18, 2016


Duo sounds jealous.

May 5, 2018


If oir is already conjugated to oido then why is tener conjugated as well? I thought that any verbs following another were to stay in their basic form. Is this just an exception?

May 11, 2016


Oído is a participle, not a conjugation. Haber is conjugated to he before it, and tener is in a relative clause.

April 24, 2018


I could barely understand she was saying oido. SMH

August 27, 2016


I left out the word "that" and was marked wrong :( imo it should still be counted as correct that way tho, in english there's no functional difference between "I have heard..." and "I have heard that..."

August 13, 2018


meaning-change adjective of 'nuevo', before the noun: another/newly, after the noun: newly made

June 24, 2019
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