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Mi mejor amiga seria mi mama, porque ella me entienda y yo le entiendo a ella.

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19:09 Aug 23, 2000
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: Mi mejor amiga seria mi mama, porque ella me entienda y yo le entiendo a ella.
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Tamra Watkins
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na +1See belowfmatteoda
naHeathclif is right on!Megdalina
na"My best friend would be my mother, because she understands me and I understand her."Heathcliff


  

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22 mins
"My best friend would be my mother, because she understands me and I understand her."


Explanation:
The conditional tense ("would be") is used here to convey the sense that the speaker is answering a question, along the lines of "Who would you say is your best friend?" -- Hope this helps!

Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 19:43
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 843

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Megdalina
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4 hrs
Heathclif is right on!


Explanation:
Suerte!

Megdalina
PRO pts in pair: 79

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Heathcliff
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6 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
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Explanation:
I would say:
My best friend is my mother, because she understands me and I understand her. rather than would be because although Heathcliff's explanation of the conditional is correct, this tense has a different usage/meaning in ENglish. If you say would be you expect something afterwards (i.e. she would be my bf if she weren't so old, or whatever)

fmatteoda
Spain
Local time: 04:43
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

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Heathcliff

agree  Rosa Paredes: My best friend IS my mother. Saludos.
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