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"I am" is a phrase which is often translated as "soy", and "you are" is a phrase which is often translated as "eres". Learn more about the difference between "I am" and "you are" 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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you are
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (permanent quality; used to address one person)
a. eres
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
You are my best friend.Eres mi mejor amigo.
b. es
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Thank you, sir. You are very generous.Gracias, señor. Es muy generoso.
2. (permanent quality; used to address multiple people)
a. son (plural)
What a show! You are very talented.¡Qué espectáculo! Son muy talentosos.
3. (temporary state; used to address one person)
a. estás
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
I know you are mad, but you need to calm down.Sé que estás enojado pero tienes que tranquilizarte.
b. está
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
You are on 30th Ave. Broadway is that way.Está en la avenida 30. Broadway queda por allá.
4. (temporary state; used to address multiple people)
a. están (plural)
You are far away from me.Están lejos de mí.
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