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Becky: Welcome to 3-Minute Spanish Season 1, Lesson 21 - Talking about what you don’t like. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to say that you don’t like something in Spanish.
Becky: Here’s the way to say “I don’t like it.” in Spanish.
Laura: [Normal] No me gusta.
Becky: First is a word meaning “no”
Laura: [Normal] no [Slow] no
Becky: Next is the word meaning “to me”
Laura: [Normal] me [Slow] me
Becky: Last is the word meaning “like”
Laura: [Normal] gusta [Slow] gusta
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning “I don’t like it.”
Laura: [Slow] No me gusta. [Normal] No me gusta.
Becky: Ok, now let’s take a look at the way to say “I don’t like waiting.”
Laura: [Normal] No me gusta esperar.
Becky: First is a word meaning “no”
Laura: [Normal] no [Slow] no
Becky: Next is the word meaning “to me”
Laura: [Normal] me [Slow] me
Becky: Next is the word meaning “like”
Laura: [Normal] gusta [Slow] gusta
Becky: Last is the word meaning “waiting”
Laura: [Normal] esperar [Slow] esperar
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning “I don’t like waiting.”
Laura: [Slow] No me gusta esperar. [Normal] No me gusta esperar.
Becky: Following is the way to say “I hate this.”
Laura: [Normal] Lo odio.
Becky: First is a word meaning “it”
Laura: [Normal] lo [Slow] lo
Becky: Last is the word meaning “hate”
Laura: [Normal] odio [Slow] odio
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning “I hate this.”
Laura: [Slow] Lo odio. [Normal] Lo odio.
Becky: Finally is a way to say “I hate waiting.”
Laura: [Normal] Odio esperar.
Becky: First is a word meaning “hate”
Laura: [Normal] odio [Slow] odio
Becky: Last is the word meaning “waiting”
Laura: [Normal] esperar [Slow] esperar
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning “I hate waiting.”
Laura: [Slow] Odio esperar. [Normal] Odio esperar.
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it’s time for a quick cultural insight.
Laura: In Mexico, you can say straight up that you don’t like something. But it’s best to use the phrase No me gusta since, lo odio might offend someone.
Becky: And that’s all for this lesson. Don’t forget to check out the lesson notes, and we’ll see you in the next lesson!
Laura: Hasta pronto.

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Friday at 06:30 PM
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Hi Listeners! Try translating this: 'I don't like exams.'

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Sunday at 12:11 PM
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Hola Shanti Setiawati,


Muy bien!

Sigamos practicando.

Please let us know if you have any questions or doubts.


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Shanti Setiawati
Saturday at 10:50 PM
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Hi,


Thanks. I will try my best to translate it.


I don't like exams in Spanish is No me gustan los examenes


Is that correct?


Thanks

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Friday at 01:34 PM
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Hola Richard,


Thank you for your comment.

You're correct. But "lo odio" can also be translated as "I hate it".

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Richard
Thursday at 01:28 PM
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Why is the word "lo" which means "it", but the sentence "Lo odio" is translated as "I hate this"?

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Hola Jean,


Thank you for participating.

Muy bien! Sigamos practicando.

Let me know if you have any question or doubt.


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Jean
Monday at 11:01 AM
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´¡ Hola!,


No me gustan los exámenes

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Tuesday at 10:20 AM
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Hola Grace,


A mi tampoco! Que miedo! 😄

We're happy to know you're enjoying the lessons.

Sigamos practicando!


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Grace
Monday at 06:00 PM
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No me gusta los exámenes

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Hola Patrick,


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Patrick
Monday at 09:32 PM
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'No me gusta el examen.'