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tener éxito
to be successful in a particular field or activity, emphasizes the CONDITION of being successful
lograr
to succeed in doing something, or to obtain or achieve a goal, emphasizes the ACTION of acheiving that goal.
suceder
to ocur, happen, or to follow in succession
asistir a
to attend or to be present at (always followed by preposition a !!)
atender
to attend meaning to take into account, to take care of, or to wait on
ayudar
to assist
ponerse
to become, indicates a change in physical or emtional state. can be followed ONLY by an adjective
volverse
to become, indicates a change in physical or emotional state. signals a dramatic, often irreversible, change
llegar a ser
used when "to become" conveys the meaning of "to get to be"- that is a gradual change over a period of time. can be followed by either nouns or adjectives. may describe an effortless change!!
hacerse
used when "to become" conveys the meaning of "to get to be"- that is a gradual change over a period of time. can be followed by either nouns or adjectives. usually implies a conscious effor on the part of the subject!!!
ya que
because (since) when preceding a conjugated verb
como
because (since) when preceding a conjugated verb

must be placed at the beginning of a sentence
puesto que
because (since) when preceding a conjugated verb
porque
because (since) when preceding a conjugated verb

cannot be used to begin a sentence
por
because (since) when preceding a conjugated verb

when preceding a noun, always use. corresponds to English "because of"
cuestión
question in the sense of matter, subject, or topic of discussion
pregunta
question or interrogation / to ask a question
fecha
calendar date
cita
appointment or social arrangement, never means a person (like the english word date)
los/las dos
both
ambos/as
both
tanto... como...
both... and...
dato
fact when referring to findings, results, or data
hecho
fact to refer to a proven fact, deed, or event
realizar
to realize in the sense of to achieve a goal or an ambition...to accomplish something.
darse cuenta (de)
to reailze as in to be aware or to understand