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"Es así" is a phrase which is often translated as "he's like that", and "no es así" is a phrase which is often translated as "that's not the way it is". Learn more about the difference between "es así" and "no es así" below.
es así(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (third person singular)
a. he's like that
Trata de comprenderlo. Es así y no lo puede evitar.Try to understand him. He's like that, and he can't help it.
b. she's like that
Eugenia es muy desconfiada, pero es así porque siempre tuvo mala suerte con los hombres.Eugenia is very distrustful, but she's like that because she always had bad luck with men.
c. it's like that
El rugby es un deporte violento. - Bueno, es así. Tómalo o déjalo.Rugby is a violent sport. - Well, it's like that. Take it or leave it.
d. is like that
Pedro siempre ayuda a todo el mundo sin esperar nada. Y Felipe es así también.Pedro is always ready to lend you a hand. And Felipe is like that too.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(second person singular)
a. you're like that
A Marisa le gusta la música y la pintura. Si usted es así, se van a llevar muy bien.Marisa likes music and painting. If you're like that, you both are going to get on very well.
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no es así(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (third person singular)
a. that's not the way it is
Cancelaste nuestro plan porque tenías una cita. - No es así. Deja de mentir.You cancelled our plan because you had a date. - That's not the way it is. Stop lying.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
No, no es así. Esta es una situación diferente.No, that's not the case. This is a different situation.
Crees que estamos ocultando algo, pero no es así.You think we're hiding something, but it's not true.
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