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Only Fluent Spanish Speakers Will Pass This Super-Tricky Grammar Test

TOO MANY RULES.

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  1. 1. How would you write this in Spanish: "It's there."

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    Incorrect
    Está ahí
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Está hay
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Está ay
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Está ahy
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Hay" means "there is," while "ay" is just an interjection usually expressing discontent. Also, "ahy" isn't a word.

    "Hay" means "there is," while "ay" is just an interjection usually expressing discontent. Also, "ahy" isn't a word.
  2. 2. How do you spell "extroverted" in Spanish?

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    Incorrect
    Extrovertido
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Extravertido
    Correct
    Incorrect
    They both work
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    According to the Real Academia Española, they both work, even though up until 1992 "extravertido" was the only correct way to spell it.

    According to the Real Academia Española, they both work, even though up until 1992 "extravertido" was the only correct way to spell it. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via Televisa
  3. 3. How would you write this in Spanish: "You studied all night long."

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Estudiastes toda la noche
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Estudiaste toda la noche
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Second-person singular verbs shouldn't end in "s."

    Second-person singular verbs shouldn't end in "s." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via giphy.com
  4. 4. How would you write this in Spanish: "Let's see if we can hang out soon."

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    Incorrect
    A ver si podemos salir pronto
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Haber si podemos salir pronto
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These sound the same, but "haber" is a verb with many meanings, and none fit this sentence.

    These sound the same, but "haber" is a verb with many meanings, and none fit this sentence. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via giphy.com
  5. 5. How would you write this in Spanish: "Ok, here I go."

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    Incorrect
    Bueno, allá voy
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Bueno, alla voy
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Bueno, haya voy
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Bueno, halla voy
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Though they might all sound the same, "halla" means "to find something," "haya" comes from the verb "to be," and "aya" means "governess."

    Though they might all sound the same, "halla" means "to find something," "haya" comes from the verb "to be," and "aya" means "governess." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via youtube.com
  6. 6. How would you write this in Spanish: "María left the company."

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    Incorrect
    Maria se ha ido de la empresa
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Maria se a ido de la empresa
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "A" is a preposition — it also means "to."

    "A" is a preposition — it also means "to." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via giphy.com
  7. 7. What is the correct way to write this in Spanish: "I miss you."

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    Incorrect
    Te echo de menos
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Te hecho de menos
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Hecho" means "fact."

    "Hecho" means "fact."
  8. 8. What would be the correct way to write this: "He is Italian."

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    Incorrect
    Él es italiano
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Él es Italiano
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Countries are always capitalized in Spanish, but nationalities aren't.

    Countries are always capitalized in Spanish, but nationalities aren't. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via Univision
  9. 9. How do you spell "inaugurate" in Spanish?

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    Incorrect
    Inagurar
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Inaugurar
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Inagurar" isn't a real word.

    "Inagurar" isn't a real word.
  10. 10. How would you write this in Spanish: "She suddenly left."

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Se fue derrepente
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Se fue de repente
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Both are correct
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "De repente" is the correct way to spell "suddenly."

    "De repente" is the correct way to spell "suddenly." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via giphy.com
  11. 11. How would you write this in Spanish: "Maybe she hated her job."

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    Incorrect
    Quizá odiaba su trabajo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Quizas odiaba su trabajo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Both are correct
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    According to the Real Academia Española, both ways are correct.

    According to the Real Academia Española, both ways are correct.
    Via youtube.com
  12. 12. How would you write this in Spanish: "She left because she got a better job."

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    Incorrect
    Se fue por qué consiguió un mejor trabajo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Se fue porque consiguió un mejor trabajo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    They're both correct
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    "Por qué" means "why" when the "qué" has an accent.

    "Por qué" means "why" when the "qué" has an accent. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via Televisa
  13. 13. Which of these is correct:

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    Nació el 22 de noviembre
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Nació el 22 de Noviembre
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Months should only be capitalized after a period.

    Months should only be capitalized after a period. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via ABC
  14. 14. Which of these is correct?

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    Incorrect
    "Me voy de casa".
    Correct
    Incorrect
    "Me voy de casa."
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    In Spanish, punctuation (usually commas or periods) goes outside of the quotation marks.

    In Spanish, punctuation (usually commas or periods) goes outside of the quotation marks.
  15. 15. What is the correct way to write this in Spanish: "I hate Mondays."

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    Incorrect
    Odio los Lunes
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Odio los lunes
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Both are correct
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Just like months, days of the week are not capitalized in Spanish.

    Just like months, days of the week are not capitalized in Spanish. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Via giphy.com
  16. 16. Is the Oxford comma used in Spanish?

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    Incorrect
    Yes
    Correct
    Incorrect
    No
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Sometimes
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Who gives a fuck about an Oxford comma?
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    In Spanish, there is no comma before the "and" in a series.

    In Spanish, there is no comma before the "and" in a series.
 
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