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The Spanish Grammar, by Miguel
New Edition

  The Nouns
  The Adjectives
  The Time
  The Date
  The Pronouns
  Direct/Indirect Pronouns
  Demonstrative Pronouns
  Relative Pronous
  Reflexive pronouns
  Possessive Pronouns
  The Adverbs
  Degree of Adverbs
  Regular Verbs
  Irregular Verbs
  Stem-Changing Verbs
  The Progressive


a/to, toward
ante/before; in the presence of
bajo/beneath, under
contra/against; in exchange for
de/of; from; about
desde/from, since
en/in, inside, within
hacia/towards, at, by, up to
hasta/towards, at, by, up to
para/for, to, in order to, toward
por/for; by
según/according to
so/below, under, beneath
sobre/over, above; about
tras/behind, after

The prepositions a and de use contracted forms with the masculine article el: al and del.
Verb + preposition before an infinitive.

Quiero jugar./I want to eat.
Ella va a traer la silla./She is going to bring the chair.

Normally in Spanish are used this forms:

Ir + a (to go to)
Venir + de (to come from)
Estar + en (to be in)

The infinitive after prepositions:

Spanish always uses an infinitive after a preposition (present participle in English -ing).
Antes de jugar, Juan terminó los deberes./Before playing Juan finished the homework.

The pronouns as objects of prepositions:

de mi/of me; de ti/of you (fam.)...
The pronouns used as objects of prepositions are the same as the subject pronouns, except for and ti.

Exceptionally, if the preposition is con, is used:

Antonia viene conmigo a la fiesta./Antonia comes with me to the party.

The reflexive pronouns used as objects of prepositions are the same as the pronoun objects of prepositions, except for the third person singular and plural, de si.

Ellos quieren el coche para ./They want the car for themselves.

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