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"Es verdad" is a phrase which is often translated as "it's true", and "si" is a conjunction which is often translated as "if". Learn more about the difference between "es verdad" and "si" below.
es verdad(
ehs
 
behr
-
dahd
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (that is correct)
a. it's true
Es verdad, eres el único hombre para mí.It's true. You're the only man for me.
b. that's true
Este producto se vende bien - Es verdad, pero ha habido muchas devoluciones.This product sells well. - That's true, but there have been many returns.
c. that's right
Tu madre y yo estamos muy orgullosos de ti. - Es verdad, hijo.Your mother and I are very proud of you. - That's right, son.
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si(
see
)
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (with conditional clauses)
a. if
Si llueve mañana, cancelaremos el picnic.If it rains tomorrow, we will cancel the picnic.
2. (with indirect questions)
a. whether
Preguntó si me estaba divirtiendo.He asked whether I was enjoying myself.
b. if
Paco quiere saber si Laura también va a asistir.Paco wants to know if Laura is also going to attend.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (musical note)
a. B
Primero lo oí en si menor.I first heard it played in B minor.
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