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"Es correcto" is a phrase which is often translated as "it's correct", and "está" is a phrase which is often translated as "he's". Learn more about the difference between "es correcto" and "está" below.
es correcto(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (it's accurate; third person singular)
a. it's correct
Yo diría que es correcto utilizar el subjuntivo en esa oración.I'd say it's correct to use the subjunctive in that clause.
b. is correct
El cálculo es correcto, pero hay una forma más rápida de hacerlo.The calculation is correct, but there's a quicker way of doing it.
2. (he's well-mannered; third person singular)
a. he's proper
¿Cómo es Antonio? - Es correcto y atento.What is Antonio like? - He's proper and kind.
b. is proper
Nuestro jefe es muy correcto, nunca levanta la voz.Our boss is very proper. He never raises his voice.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(you're well-mannered; second person singular)
a. you're proper
¿Qué opinión le merezco? - Yo creo que es correcto, pero hasta el punto de resultar frío.What is your opinion of me? - I think you're proper, but to the point of coming across as being cold.
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está(
ehs
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tah
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to express location; third person singular)
a. he's (masculine)
¿Dónde está Joaquín? - Está en el baño.Where's Joaquin? - He's in the bathroom.
b. she's (feminine)
Mi mamá no está en casa. Está en el centro comercial.My mom is not home. She's at the mall.
c. it's
¿Dónde está la aspiradora? - Está en mi habitación.Where's the vacuum cleaner? - It's in my room.
d. is
La Puerta de Brandenburgo está en Berlín.The Brandenburg Gate is in Berlin.
2. (used to express a quality; third person singular)
a. he's (masculine)
Francisco no vino a clases porque está enfermo.Francisco didn't come to school because he's sick.
b. she's (feminine)
Conozco a esa mujer. Está casada con un amigo.I know that woman. She's married to a friend of mine.
c. it's
No puedes abrir la lavadora cuando está lavando.You can't open the washer when it's running.
d. is
Mi celular está roto. Tengo que llevarlo a arreglar.My cellphone is broken. I need to get it fixed.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(used to express location; second person singular)
a. you're
Si está cerca, puedo recogerlo con mi coche.If you're close, I can pick you up.
4.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(used to express a quality;second person singular)
a. you're
Si está con hambre, podemos ir a cenar ahora.If you're hungry, we can go have dinner now.
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