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Ser
Identifies people, places, or things
Quein es ese muchacho
Es Jose Luis Pena.
Ser
W/adj. it describes qualities such as color, size, shape, nationality, religion, and profession or trade
Ser
W/the preposition de, it indicates origin, possession, relationship, & the material things are made of.
Ser
It is used to express the time & date
Ser
It is used in impersonal expressions.
Es necesario asistir a clase.
Is it necessary to attend class.
Ser
W/the preposition para, it indicates for whom or what something is destined
Estar
to indicate location of a person, place, or thing.
Dondé está tu hermano?
Estar
W/adj. it indicates a current condition or state.
Está mucho mejor, pero está muy cansada.
Estar
W/personal reactions, it describes what is percieved through the senses, how a person or thing seems, looks, tastes, or feels
Estar
W/the past participle, it indicates the state or condition resulting from a previous action.
No, están escritas en italiano.
Estar
"To be alive" or "to be dead" are considered states or conditions that are expressed using estar
Estar
used w/the present participle forms
-ando and -iendo in the progressive tense.
Estar
used w/various idiomatic expressions
Estar
Estar de acuerdo=to agree
Estar de buen(mal) humor=to be in a good (bad) mood
Estar de vacaciones=to be on vacation
Estar
Estar en cama=to be sick in bed
Estar de viaje=to be (away) on a trip
Estar de vuelta=to be back
Ser
Used to indicate where an event is taking place, when "to be" is the equivalent of "to take place".