Significance of NOS in this example.

William C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Significance of NOS in this example.

We will have drunk all the beer before the match. Nosotros NOS habremos bebido today la cerveza antes del partido.
Asked 1 year ago
InmaKwiziq team member
Hi William "Nos" in this sentence simply emphasises the fact that it is "us" who would have drank all the beer. If you omit it in this sentence the meaning wouldn't change but it won't have that emphasis. We make some verbs "pronominal" (i.e add the reflexive pronouns) to have this nuance. Inma :))
AlanB1Kwiziq community member

"Beber" means "to drink", but "beberse" means "to drink up". So "nos habremos bebido la cerveza" emphasizes the fact that we will have drunk all the beer up!

Significance of NOS in this example.

We will have drunk all the beer before the match. Nosotros NOS habremos bebido today la cerveza antes del partido.

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