← Spanish Use of Article, Por vs. Para, Ojala Quizas y Tal Vez Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Is an article needed before abstract nouns? Yes Is an article needed before concrete nouns in a generic or general sense? Yes Is an article supposed to be used when speaking about someone? (not to the person) Yes Is an article supposed to be used with a person's title when addressing the person? No Are the articles supposed to be used with the days of the week? Yes What does it mean when an article is used with a day of the week? (el lunes) On Monday... Is an article used when talking about body parts and articles of clothing with a reflexive pronoun? Yes If each person has 1 of an object (each person has 1 tie) is the singular of the noun supposed to be used or the plural form? Singular If ser is followed by a profession (with no adjective behind the profession) is an article used? No If ser is followed by a profession that is modified is an article used? Yes Is por or para used for destination/purpose? Para Is por or para used as a preposition such as through, by, or along? Por Is por or para more general? Por Does por or para mean on behalf of, in favor of, and instead of? Por If you buy a gift for someone is it por or para? Para If you buy something for someone, becuase he or she had a reason he/she couldn't go is it por or para? Por Is por or para used after the verbs ir, mandar, volver, and venir? Por Is por or para used after the "Errand" verbs? Por Is por or para used for a deadline/specific end time? Para Is por or para used for a definite period of time? (length of time, like a week or a month) Por Is por or para used to express an indefinite time? (like around december) Por Is por or para used in a comparison? Para Is por or para used to express means, manner, or motive? (How something got to where it is or why someone is doing something) Por Is por or para used to express in exchange for? Por Is por or para used to express an opinion or estimation? Por Is por or para used to indicate a measure or number? Por When can quizás be used? Before the subjunctive. When can ojalá be used? Before the present subjunctive or the imperfect subjunctive. When can tal vez be used? Before the subjunctive or the future indicitive.