It in Spanish | English to Spanish Translation and Dictionary
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usage note
"It" as subject or following a preposition is usually not translated.
it
[ɪt]
pronoun
1. (subject) (usually omitted in Spanish)
  • it is red es rojo(a)
  • it escaped se escapó
2. lo (m) la (f) (direct object)
  • I don't want it no lo/la quiero
  • give it to him dáselo
3. le (indirect object)
  • give it something to eat dale algo de comer
4. él (prepositional object) (masculine); ella (feminine); ello (referring to uncountable nouns)
  • from it de él/ella/ello
  • with it con él/ella/ello
  • I don't want to talk about it no quiero hablar de ello
  • put some newspaper under it pon papel de periódico debajo
5. (impersonal subject)
  • it's raining está lloviendo, llueve
  • it's ten o'clock son las diez (en punto)
  • it's cold today hoy hace frío
6. [as complement of verb to be]
  • who is it? ¿quién es?
  • that's it for today eso es todo por hoy
it [ɪt]
pronoun
1 (specific)
It as subject or following a preposition is often not translated.
(direct object) lo; la; (indirect object) le; (after prep) (if translated) él (m); ella (f); (neuter) ello
it's on the table está en la mesa; where is it? ¿dónde está?; "here's the book" — "give it to me" —aquí está el libro —dámelo; if you have the list, give it to him si tienes la lista, dásela; it's a good film, have you seen it? es una buena película, ¿la has visto?; give it a kick dale una patada; I have no money for it no tengo dinero para comprarlo; I doubt it lo dudo; there's a wall in front of/behind it hay una pared delante/detrás (de ello); she put a plate on top of it le puso un plato encima; lo tapó con un plato; it's a she [+dog, cat etc] es hembra; it's a boy [+baby] es niño
2 (indefinite)
The indefinite subject is not translated.
it's raining está lloviendo; it's Friday tomorrow mañana es viernes; it's 10 October or the 10th of October es el diez de octubre; it's six o'clock son las seis; how far is it? ¿a qué distancia está?; it's ten miles to London son diez millas de aquí a Londres; I like it here, it's quiet me gusta aquí, es tranquilo; it was kind of you fue muy amable de su parte; it's easy to talk hablar no cuesta nada; it is not in him to do it no es capaz de hacer eso
it's me soy yo
don't worry, it's only me soy yo, no te emociones
it's no use worrying no vale la pena inquietarse
it is said that ... se dice que ...
I have heard it said that ... he oído decir que ...
it was Peter who phoned fue Peter quien llamó
what is it? (what's the matter?) ¿qué pasa?
who is it? ¿quién es?
3 (special uses with "to be")
how is it that ...? ¿cómo es que ...?; ¿cómo resulta que ...?
that's it for today eso es todo por hoy
that's it! just there is fine ¡eso es! ahí mismo está bien; that's it! I've had enough of this waiting! ¡ya está bien! ¡estoy harto de esperar!; that's it then! we leave on Sunday ¡muy bien! or ¡solucionado! salimos el domingo; that's just it! ¡ahí está el problema!
this is it (it's time) ya llegó la hora; (train, bus etc) ahí viene
4 (referring to situation)
he won't agree to it no lo aceptará; I spoke to him about it lo hablé con él
I'm against it estoy en contra
I'm (all) for it estoy (muy) a favor
the worst of it is that ... lo peor del caso es que ...
he's dropped us in it nos la ha hecho buena (informal)
5 (in games)
you're it! ¡te tocó!
6 (sexual attraction)
you've either got it or you haven't ese algo, o se tiene o no, no hay vuelta de hoja
7 (something special)
she thinks she's just it! se las da de maravillosa (informal)
it [ɪt]
noun
vermú (m) or vermut (m) italiano
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