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"I am wearing" is a phrase which is often translated as "llevo puesto", and "wear" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "llevar". Learn more about the difference between "I am wearing" and "wear" below.
I am wearing(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. llevo puesto (masculine)
I am wearing a coat because it's cold outside.Llevo puesto un abrigo porque hace frío afuera.
b. llevo puesta (femenine)
I am wearing a green shirt with gray sleeves.Llevo puesta una camisa verde con mangas grises.
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wear(
wehr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to have on)
a. llevar
Do you have the time? - No, sorry. I'm not wearing a watch.¿Tienes hora? - Lo siento. No llevo reloj.
b. vestir
Juan was in the office yesterday. He was wearing a suit and sneakers.Ayer estuvo Juan en la oficina. Vestía traje y tenis.
c. vestir de
He wears a suit to work.Él viste de traje para el trabajo.
d. usar
Does your brother also wear glasses?¿Tu hermano también usa gafas?
e. llevar puesto
I'm wearing my favorite dress.Llevo puesto mi vestido favorito.
2. (to put on)
a. ponerse
Wear your coat, it's cold out there!¡Ponte el abrigo que hace frío fuera!
3. (to use up)
a. desgastar
If you are not careful, you can wear the brakes on the car.Si no tienes cuidado, puedes desgastar los frenos del carro.
b. durar
These shoes have worn well, even though I wear them everyday.Estos zapatos han durado mucho, aunque me los pongo todos los días.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (use)
a. el uso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Normal wear doesn't tarnish titanium rings.Los anillos de titanio no se deslustran por su uso normal.
5. (clothing)
a. la ropa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
When you go in for an interview, formal wear is a must.Cuando vas a una entrevista, la ropa formal es obligatoria.
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