( "To be" is the actually typical verb that allows us state that "he is in the warm air balloon", or "they are superb socks", or "I am a fashion plate".)


Both types of "to be" in Spanish are Ser as well as Estar

I'& #x 27; ll discuss when to utilize every one momentarily, however initially allow'& #x 27; s see what they appear like. Right here'& #x 27; s just how to state "I am ...", "you are ...", "they are ..." and so on, making use of both ser as well as estar


When to utilize "ser"

You'& #x 27; ll usage words from the "ser" column when you'& #x 27; re discussing long-term states or qualities.


Our lady María is clever. Not simply today, yet constantly. So we make use of ser , due to the fact that we'& #x 27; re speaking about a long-term particular.

Furthermore, Jose is mosting likely to remain an engineer, I & #x 27; m mosting likely to remain to be high, as well as I will certainly constantly be bros with my sibling. So in all these instances you would certainly utilize ser

Yet when I'& #x 27; m discussing my good friend that remains in the warm air balloon (a clearly non-permanent circumstance) I would certainly utilize estar rather.

When to make use of "estar"

When speaking concerning something that is a [Estar (and also its different kinds) is made use of [em> non-permanent state or area.


Every one of these circumstances are not long-term states or features, so we make use of estar Maria has actually been well in the past as well as will with any luck improve, to make sure that'& #x 27; s not long-term. Juan isn'& #x 27; t toenailed to his floorboards, to ensure that'& #x 27; s not irreversible either.

Specifically, you would certainly constantly make use of estar when you'& #x 27; re discussing somebody going to a certain place-- given that individuals can and also do walk around!


, if you make use of ser , then Maria is a quite woman generally. , if you utilize estar , it could be due to the fact that she'& #x 27; s spruced up for a celebration. One is a long-term attribute, and also the various other is a short-lived state.


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