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"Yo siempre estoy a tu servicio."

Translation:I am always at your service.

October 12, 2013


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Ah! After all the "where is the bathroom" lines I've been doing as part of this portion, I had a mindblank and put "I am always in your toilet" - I should have thought about other meanings for "servicio"!

February 18, 2015


Glad to see I wasn't alone - I did exactly the same!

May 1, 2015


I like your version better. XD

July 26, 2015


Hahahaha that made my day! Have a lingot

March 3, 2016


while I didn't actually write that, I was certainly thinking this could get awkward!

November 7, 2015


I was gonna say that but you put it across so well!

January 5, 2016


No es posible estar SIEMPRE in the bathroom, but usually we can say "yo siempre estoy a tu servicio". When you are always available to work or to make anything for somebody.

January 11, 2016


If it's "siempre estoy", can we use "soy" instead?

November 22, 2013


No, because "at your service" is a state of being, not a characteristic. It doesn't matter if there are modifiers that make it temporary or permanent.

August 1, 2014


Why 'tu servicio' and not 'su servicio'?

Can you serve someone and still talk to them in the familiar?

March 14, 2014


When I spent some time in Spain after learning Latin American Spanish in the US, someone told me that there are two times it is acceptable to use the usted form in Castillian: with the royal family, or when offering your seat to/helping an old person on the subway. Otherwise, you risk implying that you think someone is old or sounding sarcastic. Basically, the usted form is almost never used in Spain, and the tu form will be used in most employee employer relationships, so this sentence would be perfectly normal.

Meanwhile, in some places in Latin America, the tu form will never be used when talking to a person of the opposite sex, even among married couples.

I would imagine, in much of Latin America, this sentence would imply a certain level of intimacy to this service.

So the form you use is really dependent on the Spanish dialect being spoken, just as much as the relationship between the speakers.

July 12, 2014


¡No!¡No!¡No! ¡Y mil veces no! You can say 'usted' to all people, it is a courtesy form, and the courtesy IS very important. Who had told you that?

It is true that nowadays the young people is forgetting the good manners, but I get angry when a person some decades younger than I tell me at shops: "¿Te puedo ayudar?" NO, It is "¿Le puedo ayudar?"

Remember: Goods manners ;-)

June 8, 2015


I was told to say "puedo ayudarte." Is that impolite when speaking to elder people? Would you mind discussing "may I help you?" Why is "¿Le puedo ayudar?" best?

April 19, 2017


I don't know about employee/employer relationships, but I think it's pretty common to use the phrase "at your service" with a friend or family member, sometimes sarcastically, sometimes sincerely.

March 23, 2014


Does "siempre" always come before the conjugated verb?

July 23, 2014


It seems that way from everything I've read. Siempre always(lol) seems to be at the beginning of either the sentence or the clause within the sentence that it is referring to.

English construction - I'm always late for work!

Spanish construction - Always I am late for work!

September 26, 2014


do we need the yo here or can you just say "Siempre estoy a tu servicio" ?

July 28, 2015


Would like to know this as well!

September 14, 2015


Estoy siempre a su servicio <<<< This sentence can be accept?

I don't know why there is Yo and estoy in a sentence.

November 29, 2015


so siempre can't also mean forever?

September 17, 2015


I am pretty sure saying: " I am ever at your service" is correct. Captain?

December 23, 2015



January 18, 2016


...Lord Vader-for a price.

February 15, 2016


Gracias :)

March 14, 2016


can i use " ..... en tu servicio" in this sentence?

April 30, 2016


Can't we say "I am always at your disposal"?

August 1, 2018


En tu servicio really !!all time in the restroom

August 25, 2019
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