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Regarding - Sobrar: To have more than enough with something

Jerald W.C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Regarding - Sobrar: To have more than enough with something

In this usage, it is similar to gustar, correct?  If so, it might be helpful to add a statement indicating that, and perhaps rename the section to: Sobrarle con algo: To have more than enough with something.

When inverted verbs like gustar are taught, it would be great if they were consistently shown with "le"  throughout kwiziq  lessons to indicate an inverted verb that uses indirect object.   

Having the associated preposition that typically goes with the verb is great, too.

Thanks for considering this.

 

Asked 3 days ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Jerald

That's a very good observation. Bear in mind though that it doesn't always require the pronoun. We could also omit it and have that meaning implicit. For example, you could say:

Me sobra con una disculpa sencilla de tu parte. 

Sobra con una disculpa sencilla de tu parte.

A simple apology would be enough [for me].

Also, notice that the verb is always in singular, as pointed out in the lesson, unlike with gustar that would be using the plural if the subject were to be plural (Me gusta la primavera / Me gustan las flores) whereas with sobrar con... you always find the singular: "Me sobra con una disculpa / Me sobra con unas palabras de arrepentimiento por tu parte"

But thanks for sharing your thoughts on this because I'm sure other students in the forum will find it very useful. 

Un saludo cordial

Inma

Regarding - Sobrar: To have more than enough with something

In this usage, it is similar to gustar, correct?  If so, it might be helpful to add a statement indicating that, and perhaps rename the section to: Sobrarle con algo: To have more than enough with something.

When inverted verbs like gustar are taught, it would be great if they were consistently shown with "le"  throughout kwiziq  lessons to indicate an inverted verb that uses indirect object.   

Having the associated preposition that typically goes with the verb is great, too.

Thanks for considering this.

 

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