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Learn spanish: verb to be in spanish to express feelings and where are you


Yo:I

estoy: am

he estado: have been

estaba: was

Tú: Tu

estás: are

has estado: have been

estabas:were

Él/Ella:He/She/It

está: is

ha estado: has been

estaba:was

Nosotros:We

estamos: are

hemos estado: have been

estábamos:were

Vosotros/Ustedes: You

estáis/ están: are

habéis/han estado: have been

estábais/estaban: were

Ellos: They

están: were

han estado: have been

estaban:were

In spanish the verb to be has two different translations one is "verbo ser" and you use it if you want to describe someone, for example: Él es alto,He is tall. And the other one "verbo estar" you use it if yuo want to express a feeling or where someone is, as you may find in the following examples

Yo estoy en la oficina, más tarde voy a la casa: I am(I'm) in the office, I'm going home later.

Estoy en el hospital/estoy en la universidad/Estoy molesto/estoy contento:I'm at the hospital/ I'm in the university/ I'm angry/ I'm happy