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chapter 7 idiomatic

idiomatic expressions only

tener ___ años to be __ years old
tener calor to be hot
tener celos to be jealous
tener cuidado to be careful
tener la culpa to be at fault
tener dolor de (cabeza, estómago, etc) to have a headache, stomach ache, etc
tener envidia to be envious
tener éxito to be successful
tener frío to be cold
tener ganas de to want, to desire
tener hambre to be hungry
tener la palabra to have the floor
tener lugar to take place
tener miedo de to be afraid of
tener prisa to be in a hurry
tener que ver con to have to do with
tener rabia to be in a rage
tener razón to be right
tener sed to be thirsty
tener sueño to be sleepy
tener suerte to be lucky
tener vergüenza to be ashamed
acabar de llegar to have just arrived
acabar de cantar to have just sung
acabar de salir to have just left
acabar de decidir to have just decided
acabar de volver to have just returned
acabar de pagar to have just paid
dejar de fumar to stop smoking
dejar de comer to stop eating
dejar de bailar to stop dancing
dejar de trabajar to stop working
dejar de beber to stop drinking
dejar de estudiar to stop studying
tener que (plus infinitive) to have to (do infinitive)
yo tengo que ir i have to go
tú tienes que cocinar you have to cook
él tiene que hablar he has to speak
nosotros tenemos que caminar we have to walk
vosotros tenéis que escuchar you have to listen
ellos tienen que descansar they have to rest
tratar de leer to try to read
tratar de limpiar to try to clean
usted trata de contestar you try to answer
nosotros tratamos de escribir we try to write
vosotros tratáis de correr you try to run
ustedes tratan de nadar you try to swim
volver a leer to read again
volver a (plus infinitive) to do (infinitive) again
tú vuelves a cocinar you cook again
usted vuelve a mentir you lie again
nosotros volvemos a conversar we speak again
vosotros volvéis a cantar ya'll sing again
ustedes vuelven a ganar you win again
Cuánto tiempo hace que (plus verb in present tense) how long have you been (verb-ing)
hace quince años que yo vivo aquí i have been living here for fifteen years
hace (length of time) que (verb) i have been (verbing) for (length of time)
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