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"Él es alto" is a phrase which is often translated as "he's tall", and "es moreno" is a phrase which is often translated as "he's dark-haired". Learn more about the difference between "él es alto" and "es moreno" below.
él es alto(
ehl
 
ehs
 
ahl
-
toh
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. he's tall
Francisco y Silvia son mellizos, pero él es alto y ella es baja.Francisco and Silvia are twins, but he's tall and she's short.
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es moreno(
ehs
 
moh
-
reh
-
noh
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (he has dark hair)
a. he's dark-haired
¿Es Antonio pelirrojo? - No, es moreno.Is Antonio red-haired? - No, he's dark-haired.
b. is dark-haired
Manolo es moreno, mientras que su hermana es rubia.Manolo is dark-haired, while his sister is blonde.
c. he's dark
Es moreno y tiene el pelo rizado.He's dark and has curly hair.
d. is dark
Pedro es moreno, pero se tiñe de rubio.Pedro is dark, but he dyes his hair blond.
2. (he has dark skin)
a. he's dark-skinned
Como es moreno, no se quema cuando toma el sol.Since he's dark-skinned, he doesn't get burned when he sunbathes.
b. is darked-skinned
Aunque tiene el pelo rubio, Ramón es moreno.Although he has blond hair, Ramon is darked-skinned.
c. he's dark
A Luis le queda bien este color porque es moreno.This color suits Luis because he's dark.
d. is dark
Mi abuelo es moreno y tiene el pelo blanco.My grandfather is dark and has white hair.
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