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"Está" is a phrase which is often translated as "he's", and "es bien" is a phrase which is often translated as "he's very". Learn more about the difference between "está" and "es bien" below.
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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es bien(
ehs
 
byehn
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. he's very
Cuidado con ese chico. Es bien pícaro.Watch out for that boy. He's very mischievous.
b. he's really
Pregúntale a Bruno si quiere unirse a tu equipo de baloncesto. Es bien alto.Ask Bruno if he wants to join your basketball team. He's really tall.
c. she's very
Mi hija aprobó todos los exámenes. Ella es bien aplicada.My daughter passed all the exams. She's very hard-working.
d. she's really
Mariana va a programar el viaje. Ella es bien organizada.Mariana will plan the trip. She's really organized.
e. is very
Ese vino es bien caro. No puedo comprarlo.That wine is very expensive. I cannot afford it.
f. is really
La calle es bien empinada.The street is really steep.
g. it's very
Te encantará la casa de Sofía. Es bien moderna.You'll love Sofia's house. It's very modern.
h. it's really
Me gusta la música irlandesa. Es bien movida.I like Irish music. It's really lively.
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