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"Es correcto" is a phrase which is often translated as "it's correct", and "tiene razón" is a phrase which is often translated as "he's right". Learn more about the difference between "es correcto" and "tiene razón" 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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tiene razón(
tyeh
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (is correct; third person singular)
a. he's right (masculine)
El gerente piensa que hay que recortar el presupuesto. - Tiene razón. Yo lo apoyo.The manager thinks we need to cut the budget. - He's right. I support him.
b. she's right (feminine)
Sofía dijo que no deberíamos comprar tanta comida. - Pienso que tiene razón.Sofia said we shouldn't buy so much food. - I think she's right.
c. it's right
Los padres se oponen a la decisión del colegio pero, a mi juicio, tiene razón en expulsar a su hija por fumar en el patio.The parents object to the school's decision but, in my opinion, it's right to expel their daughter for smoking in the playground.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(you are correct; second person singular)
a. you're right
Pues tiene razón, señor López. Este tipo de comportamiento es inaceptable.You're right, Mr. Lopez. This type of behavior is unacceptable.
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