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"Estoy comiendo" is a phrase which is often translated as "I'm eating", and "tu" is an adjective which is often translated as "your". Learn more about the difference between "estoy comiendo" and "tu" below.
estoy comiendo(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (I'm consuming)
a. I'm eating
Estos días estoy comiendo demasiado. Si sigo así, engordaré.I'm eating too much these days. If I go on like this, I'll put on weight.
b. I'm having
Estoy comiendo unos cacahuetes porque no podía aguantar hasta la hora de la comida.I'm having some peanuts because I couldn't wait until lunchtime.
2. (I'm having the midday meal)
Regionalism used in Mexico
Regionalism used in Spain
a. I'm having lunch
Ahora estoy comiendo. ¿Te importaría volverme a llamar en media hora, a las 2 pm o así?I'm having lunch right now. Would you mind calling me back in half an hour, around 2 pm?
3. (I'm having the evening meal)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. I'm having dinner
Estos días estoy comiendo a las 9 pm porque salgo tarde de trabajar, pero normalmente como a las 7 pm.These days I'm having dinner at 9 pm because I leave work late, but I usually have dinner at 7 pm.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
a. your
Mi casa es tu casa.My house is your house.
Ahora es tu turno.Now it's your turn.
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