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"Believe" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "creer", and "subjunctive" is a noun which is often translated as "el subjuntivo". Learn more about the difference between "believe" and "subjunctive" below.
believe(
buh
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liv
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to trust)
a. creer
Do you believe what she told us the other day?¿Creen lo que nos contó el otro día?
I don't believe you when you say you're not lying.No te creo cuando dices que no estás mintiendo.
2. (to think)
a. creer
I believe he'll be back from vacation next week.Creo que regresará de las vacaciones la semana que viene.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to have faith in)
a. creer
I believe in our government's ability to handle this crisis.Creo en la habilidad de nuestro gobierno de tratar esta crisis.
My son hasn't believed in Santa Claus since he was seven.Mi hijo no ha creído en Santa Claus desde que tenía siete años.
4. (to endorse)
a. creer
I believe in doing things well, or not at all.Creo en hacer las cosas bien o no hacerlas.
b. ser partidario de
I believe in exercising and eating healthily.Soy partidario de hacer ejercicio y comer comida saludable.
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subjunctive(
suhb
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juhngk
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tihv
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (grammar)
a. el subjuntivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Write all of the verbs in this exercise in the subjunctive.Escribe todos los verbos de este ejercicio en subjuntivo.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (grammar)
a. subjuntivo
I'm having trouble learning the subjunctive mood in Spanish.Me cuesta aprender el modo subjuntivo del español.
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