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Spanish Word of the Day: 'Acuerdo'

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Spanish Word of the Day: 'Acuerdo'
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Today's word of the day is 'acuerdo'. This means a variety of things but is most commonly used to agree to something.

Here are some examples of how to use this word:

 

  • El ayuntamiento llegó a un acuerdo con la constructora.

              The council made an agreement with the constructors.

 

 

  • Los dos bandos en la guerra firmaron un tratado de paz.

               Both sides on the war signed a peace agreement.

 

The verb acordar means to agree, for example:

 

  • Acordamos que no ibamos a volver a ese sitio jamás.

                We agreed to not go back to that place again.

 

If the verb is used reflexively then it changes the meaning completely:

 

  • Me acuerdo de haber estado allí antes.

                I remember having been there before.

 

Pronunciation:

Ak-coo-er-do

Check out our other word of the day posts

This word of the day has been contributed by LAE Madrid, the leading Spanish academy in Madrid. Accredited by the Insitituto Cervantes, it offers Spanish courses for all levels and also has Spanish classes for kids and families.

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