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Translate, and define the use of s/e.: The main character in the story is a little girl.
La protagonista del cuento es una niña. SER= identity b/w subject and noun.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. He was the one who showed me the house.
Fue él quien me enseñó la casa. SER= identity b/w subject and noun.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. What the little girl likes best is drawing.
Lo que más le gusta a la niña es dibujar. SER=identity b/w subject and noun.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. From what part of South America are you?
¿De qué parte de Sudamérica eres? SER=origin.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. I am not from South America. I am from Mexico.
No soy de Sudamérica. Soy de México. SER= origin.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. The toy soldiers were Gonza's.
Los soldaditos eran de Gonza. SER= ownership.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. The toy soldiers were made of lead.
Los soldaditos eran de plomo. SER= material.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. For whom are those daisies?
¿Para quién son esas margaritas? SER= ownership.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. The exhibit is in another city.
La exposición es en otra ciudad. SER= to take place, happen.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. It's late, it's already seven o'clock and I have to write a composition.
Es tarde, son ya las siete y tengo que escribir una composición. SER= time of day.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. It was summertime and all the windows were open.
Era verano y todas las ventanas estaban abiertas. SER= season.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. It was important for the girl that her parents had privacy.
Era importante para la niña que sus padres tuvieran privacidad. SER= IT as the subject of the sentence.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. The house was designed by a Mexican architect.
La casa fue diseñada por un arquitecto mexicano. SER= past participle/passive voice.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. The house was guarded by a uniformed man.
La casa era cuidada por un hombre uniformado. SER= past participle/passive voice.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. Although his parents are millionaires, Julián is a socialist.
Aunque sus padres son millonarios, Julián es socialista. SER= indication of social status.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. In my family all the women are medical doctors.
En mi familia, todas las mujeres son médicas. SER= profession.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. My friend's boyfriend is very old.
El novio de mi amiga es muy viejo. SER= age.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. Cancún in in Mexico.
Cancún está en México. ESTAR= location.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. The clothes are in the drawer.
La ropa está en la gaveta. ESTAR= location.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. The beach is far from our home.
La playa está lejos de nuestra casa. ESTAR= location.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. We were rehearsing the whole day.
Estuvimos ensayando todo el día. ESTAR= progressive tense.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. You are talking too much.
Estás hablando más de la cuenta. ESTAR= progressive tense.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. I couldn't film the scene because my camera was broken.
No pude filmar la escena, porque mi cámara estaba rota. ESTAR= condition/state of the subject.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. Anita is sad and sick.
Anita está triste y enferma. ESTAR= condition/state of the subject.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. In spite of the operation, she was worse.
A pesar de la operación, estaba peor. ESTAR= condition/state of the subject.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. You are very pale today. (You look pale to me).
Ud. está muy pálida hoy. ESTAR= subjective, how one looks.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. I saw your child yesterday; he is very tall. (In the speaker's opinion, the child has grown a lot).
Ayer vi a tu niño, está muy alto. ESTAR= subjective, how one looks.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. Sarita was (acted) very nice to us at the party.
Sarita estuvo muy amable con nosotros en la fiesta. ESTAR= subjective, how one acted.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. It's cold today but the water in my swimming pool is (feels) nice and warm.
Hace frío hoy, pero ¡qué calientita está el agua de mi piscina! ESTAR= subjective, how something feels.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. The mirror is broken, the children broke it.
El espejo está roto; lo romperion los niños. ESTAR= a state or condition resulting from a previous action.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. The door was closed; the doorman had closed it.
La puerta estaba cerrada; la había cerrado el portero. ESTAR= state or condition resulting from a previous action.
Translate, and define the use of s/e. They were married for several years but they are now divorced.
Estuvieron casados varios años, pero ahora están divorciados. ESTAR= state or condition resulting from a previous action.
to be hot in either a sexual way, or of a warm temperature.
ser caliente.
to be cold personality wise, or being of cold temperature.
ser frío.
to be sensitive to the cold.
ser friolento.
to be hot to the touch in a sexual way, of having a hot temperature to the touch.
estar caliente.
to be cold to the touch, or having a low temperature to the touch.
estar frío.
to be feverish.
estar calenturiento.
Arture has a cold personality and he didn't receive us warmly.
Arturo es muy frío y no nos recibió con afecto.
Lucía always wears a fur coat because she is very sensitive to the cold.
Lucía siempre lleva un abrigo de pieles porque es muy friolenta.
"You're hot; I think you have a fever," said my mother.
--Estás caliente, creo que tienes fiebre--dijo mi madre.
When the ambulance arrived, the man was cold and pale; he looked dead.
Cuando la ambulancia llegó, el hombre estaba frío y pálido; parecía muerto.
I think I have the flu. I'm feverish and my head aches.
Creo que tengo gripe. Estoy calenturiento y me duele la cabeza.
My room is very warm because the sun hits it in the afternoon.
Mi habitación es muy caliente porque le da el sol por la tarde.
Tierra del Fuego is cold and inhospitable.
Tierra del Fuego es fría e inhóspita.
Be careful. Don't burn yourself. The soup is hot.
Cuidado. No te quemes. La sopa está caliente.
I can't work with this iron because it's cold.
No puedo planchar con esta plancha porque está fría.
If you put so much hot pepper in the food it will be too hot.
Si le pones tanto chile a la comida, quedará muy picante.