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    es necesario que + subj = it's neccessary that...
    es imprescindible que + subj = it's essential that...

    I generally try to use those 2 instead of 'tengo que...' because it's better to show that you can use subjunctive

    puesto que = given that
    dado que= ""
    ya que = ""

    por añadidura = in addition to, can be a nice phrase too
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    Se tiene que hacer hincapie en que - One has to emphasise that
    Vale agregar que - its worth adding that

    Por la otra cara de la moneda - the other side of the coin (idoim)
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    (Original post by lolololol)
    Subscribing.
    :yep:
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    ademas de lo dicho - in addition to what has been said
    se trata de - it's a question of
    pongamos por lo caso de- let's take for example the matter of...
    en concreto - in particular
    mientras que - whereas
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    (Original post by ussumane)
    Porque que no te calas? - Spanish meme
    callas
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    Here's some more:

    Si bien = although/ even though
    o bien = or (in a positive sense)
    más bien = rather
    bien ... o bien = either ... or
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    (Original post by greebo-man)
    callas

    * ¿por qué no te callas?
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    No nos olvidamos que...

    And then the standard sbj phrases:

    es esencial que
    es importante que
    es una verguenza que
    es una lastima que
    no creo/pienso que

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    (Original post by Singh993)
    No nos olvidamos que...


    or, if you will : "que no olvidemos que"
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    (Original post by greebo-man)
    or, if you will : "que no olvidemos que"
    oup - aye well said
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    My favourite phrase at present is: pasarlo pipa - to have a great time

    Definition:

    In the past (when there were no PlayStations), one of the things we (spanish children) did when going out to enjoy ourselves, playing in the street or the park and sitting to talk, was eating "pipas" (de girasol: toasted sunflower seeds). It's quite typical of Spain. Then, "pipas" often equals "fun" time or "good time".

    Hence "pasárlo pipa" means having a good time, enjoying oneself.
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    (Original post by soy_david)
    My favourite phrase at present is: pasarlo pipa - to have a great time

    Definition:

    In the past (when there were no PlayStations), one of the things we (spanish children) did when going out to enjoy ourselves, playing in the street or the park and sitting to talk, was eating "pipas" (de girasol: toasted sunflower seeds). It's quite typical of Spain. Then, "pipas" often equals "fun" time or "good time".

    Hence "pasárlo pipa" means having a good time, enjoying oneself.
    You could also say:

    pasarlo bomba
    pasarlo chupi
    pasarlo chuli
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    (Original post by Singh993)
    oup - aye well said
    Cheers. I've a lot of time for that construction, the "let + verb", as its a lovely way of getting the subjunctive in and it shows dominance in a debate.
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    no creo que
    dudo que
    es possible que
    ojalá

    all subjunctives!
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    Tenemos que preguntarnos- we have to ask ourselves
    La preocupación pedominante- the main worry/concern
    Dicho eso- having said that
    Se trata de- it's a question of
    Por otra parte- on the other hand
    Hay quienes dicen que- there are those who say that
    Esto me llevar a pensar que- this leads me to think that
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    q mas weon
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    (Original post by cuche)
    You could also say:

    pasarlo bomba
    pasarlo chupi
    pasarlo chuli
    Bomba LOL are you from Spain or something hahaha :') did make me laugh i have to say
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    (Original post by NoLoSe)
    Bomba LOL are you from Spain or something hahaha :') did make me laugh i have to say
    No I'm from England
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    My favourite phrases:

    Está en un calléjon sin sálida.
    Salir de Guatemala para entrar a Guatepeor.
    Está entre la espalda y la pared.
    No estoy persuadido/a de que sea el caso.
    Dudo que sea así.
    Es un tema que ya me interesa/preocupa desde hace algún tiempo.
    Tengo que confesarme.
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    (Original post by Wanischa)
    My favourite phrases:


    Salir de Guatemala para entrar a Guatapeor
    I LOVE this. Do they actually use it!
 
 
 
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