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"Be happy" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "ser feliz", and "don't worry" is a phrase which is often translated as "no te preocupes". Learn more about the difference between "be happy" and "don't worry" below.
be happy(
bi
 
hah
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pi
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. ser feliz
I'm much happier now that I have a dog.Soy mucho más feliz ahora que tengo un perro.
b. estar feliz
I'm so happy to be here with my loved ones!¡Estoy tan feliz de estar aquí con mis seres queridos!
c. estar contento
John is happy because he passed all his classes in school.John está contento porque aprobó todas las asignaturas de la escuela.
d. alegrarse
I was so happy to hear they could come to the wedding.Me alegré mucho cuando supe que podrían venir a la boda.
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don't worry(
dont
 
wuh
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ri
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to address one person)
a. no te preocupes
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Don't worry; your dad will be home soon.No te preocupes; tu papá llegará en cualquier momento.
b. no te molestes
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Do you want me to help you clean up? - No, don't worry.¿Quieres que te ayude a recoger? - No, no te molestes.
c. no se preocupe
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Please don't worry. We can sort it next week.Por favor no se preocupe. Lo podemos solucionar la semana que viene.
d. no se moleste
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Don't worry. One of the waiters will clear it up.No se moleste. Uno de los camareros se encarga de recogerlo.
2. (used to address multiple people)
a. no se preocupen (plural)
Don't worry. We'll go over it again next week.No se preocupen. Lo repasamos de nuevo la semana que viene.
b. no se molesten (plural)
Don't worry. The cleaners will deal with it.No se molesten. Ya se encargarán los limpiadores.
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