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Ya que
Como
Puesto que
Porque
because (since)

Porque cannot be used to begin a sentence

Como (meaning because) must be placed at the beginning of a sentence
Por
When preceding a noun, always use por. This use corresponds to English because of.
Cuestión
matter, subject, or topic of discussion

Es una cuestión de gran importancia.
Pregunta
question or interrogation

Ese niño hace muchas preguntas difíciles.
Hacer una pregunta/Preguntar
to ask a question

La joven hizo muchas preguntas (preguntó mucho) sobre su abuela.
Fecha
A calender date
Cita
Appointment or social arrangment
Los/Las/Dos Amobos/Dos Ambas
Both... have to agree in gender with the nouns to which they refer.
Tanto... como...
Both... and...
Dato
Findings, results, or data
Hecho
a proven fact, deed, event
Realizar
to realize; to achieve a goal or an ambition- accomplish something
Darse cuenta (de)
to realize- to be aware or to understand
Perder
to miss an opportunity or deadline because of poor timing... your fault that you missed it.

Maria llegó tarde y perdió el tren.
Fatar a
to miss an appointment or an event- not attending it (accident)

Joaquin estaba enfermo y faltó a la reunión.
Echar de menos/Extrañar
to miss a person
Ahorrar
to save money or savings
Salvar
to rescue or save a person or thing from danger
Guardar
to set aside, to keep
Llevar
to transport or to take someone or something from one place to another

Los padres llevan a los niños al parque.
tomar
to take something in one's hands, to take a bus (train, etc), to take an exam, to take a vacation
Hacer un viaje
to take a trip + amount of time + en + infinitive
Tardar en
to take a certain amount of time to do something

tardar + amount of time + en + infinitive
Grande
large or big
Gran
great
Largo
long
Dejar de
dejar de + infinitive
to stop doing something/to quit

when used negatively, it means not to fail or not to miss out on doing something
Impedir
to get in the way, to hinder, prevent, to impede, to stop someone from doing something (use the subjunctive0
Detener
to stop or to detain/ to slow down or to hold up progress (used in the context of getting arrested)
Detenerse
to stop moving or to pause/hesitate
Doler
to ache (physically, mentally, or emotionally) to grieve or to distress

Me duelen mucho los pies.
Hacer daño/Lastimar
to cause someone bodily injury

hacer daño: to hurt someone's standing or status (process)
Ofender
to injure someone's feelings (doler can also be used)
Pero
When the element preceding but is affirmative, pero is used. It can also be used after a negative element to mean however, introducing information that contrasts with or expands the previously mentioned concepts
Sino/Sino que
Used only after a negatie element. Introduces information that contradicts and replaces the first element. They mean but in the sense of rather.

Sino connects a word or phrase
Sino que connects a clause
Intentar
to try or to make an attempt
Tratar de
to try or to make an attempt: always followed by the infinitive

to deal with

Se trata de: it's about/it's a question of (can never be use with a specific subject)
Tratar
to treat someone or something in a particular way
Probar
to try or to taste something; or to testing him or her
Probar(se)
to try on an article of cloothing
Pedir
to request something from someone (an object, favor, action)