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"I am" is a phrase which is often translated as "soy", and "this is" is a phrase which is often translated as "este es". Learn more about the difference between "I am" and "this is" below.
I am(
ay
 
ahm
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to express a permanent quality)
a. soy
I am from Guatemala.Soy de Guatemala.
2. (used to express a temporary state)
a. estoy
I am tired.Estoy cansado.
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this is(
thihs
 
ihs
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. este es (masculine)
This is my boyfriend.Este es mi novio.
b. esta es (feminine)
This is the reason I'm leaving.Esta es la razón por la que me voy.
c. esto es
I wanted less coffee. This is too much for me.Quería menos café. Esto es demasiado para mí.
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