¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

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Re: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

Postby Weeks » Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:26 am UTC

heuristically_alone wrote:I would simply say: aún si se falle, se mejorará.
That sounds almost correct to me. "Se mejorará" means getting well, as in health, not better as in improving ("Que te mejores" means "Get well soon"). We use "superará" instead. Also the "se falle" is tripping me up, it's not a common phrasing...
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Re: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

Postby heuristically_alone » Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:49 am UTC

When I lived in south america "mejorar" was often used to mean improvement. There was some construction company that had the motto "Seguimos mejorando su Ciudad" (or something close to that effect). "Fallarse" was really common too.
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Re: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

Postby Weeks » Thu Jun 22, 2017 3:39 pm UTC

heuristically_alone wrote:When I lived in south america "mejorar" was often used to mean improvement. There was some construction company that had the motto "Seguimos mejorando su Ciudad" (or something close to that effect).
It does mean to improve, but with the article "te" or "se" before it it forms an idiomatic phrasing that means to get well. I mean it does in Central America at least.
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