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"I read the book" is a phrase which is often translated as "leo el libro", and "yes" is an interjection which is often translated as "sí". Learn more about the difference between "I read the book" and "yes" below.
I read the book(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (present tense)
a. leo el libro
I always read the book before I see the movie.Siempre leo el libro antes que vea la película.
2. (past tense)
a. leí el libro (single occurence)
I read the book that you gave me. I loved it!Leí el libro que me diste. ¡Me encantó!
b. leía el libro (habitual action)
I went to the library and read the book of poetry every night.Iba a la biblioteca y leía el libro de poesía cada noche.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (affirmation)
Do you want coffee? - Yes, but just a little bit.¿Quieres café? - Sí, pero solo un poquito.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
2. (affirmation)
Yes! I knew I was right!¡Sí! ¡Sabía que tenía razón!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (affirmation)
a. el sí
(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).
Vote "yes" to the construction of the new school.Vota "sí" para la construcción de la nueva escuela.
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