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    1. How do you say it helps me stay in shape (referring to a gym) is it

    lo ayudo me mantenerme en forma?

    2. How do you say

    he never gives any homework neither does he tell anyone off is it

    nunca da ninguna tarea ni le dice a alguien fuera?

    3. How do you say

    I decided to do it in my free time is it

    decidí hacerlo en mi tiempo libre?

    4. How do you say

    You have to work hard to get good marks is it

    también a trabajar duro para sacar buenas notas?

    5. How do you say

    I am logically minded is it soy de mente lógica?

    6. Does las asignaturas sea necesario mean those subjects are necessary?

    7. Do you know any other words for school apart from colegio and escuela as I have repeated them too often in the essay

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    (Original post by manutd27)
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    1. It helps me stay in shape
    Be careful - the subject ('it') is left out in the Spanish since the subject pronoun is not required. Something like: me ayuda a mantenerme en forma

    2. He never gives any homework neither does he tell anyone off
    Something like: ni da tareas ni regaña a alguien. Try to avoid calques such as decir fuera.

    3. I decided to do it in my free time
    Fine!

    4. You have to work hard to get good marks
    Remember the impersonal se. Something like: se tiene que trabajar duro para sacar buenas notas.

    5. I am logically-minded
    Not sure: I think your suggestion may translate literally as 'I have a logical mind' so it may work. You could also try something like pienso / trabajo de manera lógica.

    6. Las asignaturas sea necesario
    Possibly, but I think that the phrase has been mis-typed. Firstly, why the subjunctive? It's not necessarily incorrect, but there would likely be a preceding clause that requires the subjunctive. Secondly, the number of the verb is wrong: it would be either sean (if subjunctive) or son (if indicative). Finally, necesario needs to agree to necesarias.

    7. School
    None of the top of my head, but you could try being more specific in your essay, referring to classes or groups rather than your entire school.

    Hope this helps!
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    (Original post by manutd27)
    Hey

    1. How do you say it helps me stay in shape (referring to a gym) is it
    Me ayuda a mantenerme en forma

    he never gives any homework neither does he tell anyone off
    Nunca hace los deberes ni regaña a nadie.

    3. How do you say
    I decided to do it in my free time
    decidí hacerlo en mi tiempo libre?
    Correct

    4. How do you say
    You have to work hard to get good marks
    Tienes que (or "Debes" or "Has de") estudiar mucho para sacar buenas notas

    I am logically minded is it soy de mente lógica?
    Correct. But don't ever use Google Translate again. It pisses people off.

    6. Does las asignaturas sea necesario mean those subjects are necessary?
    It doesn't mean anything out of context. Something about "subjects" and "necessary".

    7. Do you know any other words for school apart from colegio and escuela as I have repeated them too often in the essay
    Instituto, clase, centro de estudios, centro escolar
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