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  • Hi. "te quiero mucho" literally means "I want you a lot" but "te quiero" is very commonly used to mean "I love you" .... thing is, what kind of love?

    M�s con un/una

  • Gotta take a break -- quiero otra cerveza -- & I gotta check on the holiday party people (the younguns) to make sure they don't burn down the whole neighborhood with their bonfire.

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  • However, "quiero un trago" usually indicates a desire for an alcoholic drink.

    Trago always alcohol?

  • And when the boy wants to steal food from my plate, he says, No más quiero un taquillo.

    Taco vs. Taquito

  • Quetzal, in his mellow declarative voice, stops me and says, almost sadly, “Oye, te quiero.”

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • I can use it when I speak and write, but except for certain situations where it's always used (like after "para que" and "cuando" when you're talking about the future and sentences beginning with "quiero que ...."), I often have to stop and think to myself, "Do I need the subjunctive here?"

    If you could change Spanish...

  • Yo quiero tener la habilidad de poder hacer cosas así de bonitas!

    Lego Totoro

  • So, I know there is such a thing as the subjunctive in Spanish, I know that it often occurs after certain negated verbs, so I try out the sentence “No quiero que el lo haga” and see how it is received.

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  • Yo quiero hacer el amor con Justin Bieberless than a minute ago via webJimmy Kimmel jimmykimmel

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  • Camina muchas cuadras y en la calle de Corregidora, esquina con Universidad, deja todos sus herramientas de trabajo; cierra los ojos, ora y le pide a Dios “que me vaya bien hoy Diosito, no quiero quedarme sin un peso esta noche”.

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