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to persist, be stubborn
to damage, break, spoil, ruin
to quarrel, fall out
Dubto que torni mai més
I doubt whether he will ever return again (present subjunctive to indicate doubt, ignorance)
Pot ésser que s'ho creguin
It could be that they'll believe it (present subjunctive to indicate probability, possibility)
Digues-li que vingui
Tell him to come (present subjunctive as an option for instructions)
És una pena que sigui tan sorda
It's a pity she is so deaf (present subjunctive to express emotion, evaluation)
No creus que hagi nascut aquí?
Don't you believe that he was born here? (perfect subjunctive usage)
Dubtava que hagués estat aixi
He doubted that it had been so (perfect subjunctive usage)
here (adv.) (Valencian)
I speak (Valencian)
I beat (Valencian)
I suffer (Valencian)
he sang (preterite - more commonly used in Valencia, Balearic islands)
you (s.) are (Valencian colloq.)
eight (Valencian)
today (Valencian)
Era impossible convence'l
It was impossible to convince him (imperfect to describe his attitude)
Va ser impossible convence'l
It was impossible to convince him. (We tried but failed) (simple past used)
No volíem entrar-hi
We didn't want to go in (imperfect to describe a past state)
No vam voler entrar-hi
We didn't want to go in (and we didn't) (simple past used)
Van passar pel poble rient i cantat
They went laughing and singing through the town (using the gerund)
Buscant pertot arreu, per fi el van trobar al café
Searching everywhere, they eventually found him in the café (using the gerund)
Essent a Madrid va visitar un vell amic
Being in Madrid he visited an old friend (using the gerund)
Estava assegut a la taula
He was sitting on the table (using the gerund)
Hi havia tot de quadres penjats a les parets
There were all these pictures hanging on the walls (using the gerund)
M'estic pentinant
I'm combing myself, I'm combing (my hair) (progressive tense usage)
Estava queixant-se'n
He was complaining about it (progressive tense usage)
Segueixes treballant a can Rovira?
Are you still working at Rovira's? (progressive tense usage)
Va dient-ho arreu a tothom
He goes around everywhere telling everyone (progressive tense usage)
Truquen a la porta
They are knocking at the door, someone is knocking at the door (impersonal usage)
M'ho van dir ahir
I was told yesterday (impersonal usage)
Quan un hom està malalt hauria de fer llit
When one is ill one ought to stay in bed (impersonal usage with 'hom' - 'one')
En aquell temps hom creia que el sol girava al voltant de la terra
At that time one believed (it was believed) that the sun revolved around the earth (impersonal usage with 'hom' - 'one')
No pot haver-hi excepcions
There can be no exceptions (impersonal usage with 'hi ha' - 'there')
És tard
It's late (impersonal usage with 'ésser' implying 'it')
Ja era de nit
It was already night-time (impersonal usage with 'ésser' implying 'it')
anar fent
to get along, to be be doing reasonably well, to be coping
Com va el treball? (Q.)
How's work?
Mira, vaig fent (A.)
Well, I'm getting along all right