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"Am I" is a phrase which is often translated as "verdad", and "aren't you" is a phrase which is often translated as "no eres". Learn more about the difference between "am I" and "aren't you" below.
am I(
ahm
 
ay
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (tag question)
a. verdad
You really want to go skydiving? Are you serious? - I'm not laughing, am I?¿De verdad quieres hacer paracaidismo ? ¿Estás seguro?- No me estoy riendo, ¿verdad?
2. (indicating a temporary state)
a. estoy
Are you happy with the service Mr. Jones? - Am I smiling? This is not a smile.¿Estás contento con el servicio Sr. Jones? - ¿Estoy sonriendo? Esto no es una sonrisa.
3. (indicating a permanent quality)
a. soy
Who are you? - Who am I? I'm the president of your college.¿Quién eres? - ¿Quién soy yo? Soy el presidente de tu universidad.
4. (indicating future)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I already told you what to do. Am I going to have to say it again?Ya te dije qué hacer. ¿Voy a tener que repetirlo?
What a mess you've made! What am I going to do with you?¡Qué tiradero has hecho! ¿Qué voy a hacer contigo?
5. (indicating age)
a. tengo
You are 25, aren't you? - Am I 25? No, I'm 30.Si tienes 25, ¿verdad? - ¿Que si tengo 25? No, tengo 30.
6. (in questions)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
How am I doing? Do you like my writing?¿Cómo me va? ¿Te gusta mi escritura?
How am I supposed to drive to San Francisco when I don't even have a car?¿Cómo se supone que voy a manejar a San Francisco cuando ni siquiera tengo coche?
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aren't you(
arnd
 
yu
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (are you not; permanent quality; used to address one person)
a. no eres
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
I'm confused now. Aren't you Chilean? - No, I'm from Uruguay.Ahora estoy confundida. ¿No eres chileno? - No, soy de Uruguay.
b. no es
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Aren't you a teacher? I thought I heard that.¿No es maestra? Me pareció escuchar eso.
2. (are you not; permanent quality; used to address multiple people)
a. no son (plural)
Aren't you both science graduates?¿No son los dos licenciados en Ciencias?
3. (are you not; temporary state; used to address one person)
a. no estás
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
You've been working all day. Aren't you tired?Estuviste trabajando todo el día. ¿No estás cansada?
b. no está
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
(formal)
(singular)
You shouldn't be drinking. Aren't you sick?No debería beber alcohol. ¿No está enfermo?
4. (are you not; temporary state; used to address multiple people)
a. no están (plural)
Aren't you happier living in the city?¿No están más felices viviendo en la ciudad?
5. (are you not; in question tags)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
You're available to help us with the move on Saturday, aren't you?Están libres para ayudarnos con la mudanza el sábado, ¿no?
You're coming to my party, aren't you?Vas a venir a mi fiesta, ¿verdad?
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