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"See" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "ver", and "you see" is a phrase which is often translated as "ves". Learn more about the difference between "see" and "you see" below.
see(
si
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to perceive)
a. ver
We've seen a number of houses, but now we have to choose one.Hemos visto varias casas, pero ahora nos toca escoger una.
2. (to comprehend)
a. ver
I see your point; eating ice cream before working out is not a good idea.Veo lo que quieres decir; comer helado antes de hacer ejercicio no es buena idea.
b. entender
Do you see what I mean?¿Entiendes lo que te digo?
3. (to find out)
a. ver
Go see who is at the door.Ve a ver quién está en la puerta.
b. averiguar
I'm going to go see what all the commotion is.Voy a averiguar la causa del alboroto.
4. (to make sure)
a. asegurarse de
I'll see to it that you get a present.Me aseguraré de que recibas un regalo.
5. (to visualize)
a. imaginar
I can already see myself on the beach. I can't wait for my vacation!Ya me imagino en la playa. ¡Qué ganas tengo de estar de vacaciones!
6. (to visit)
a. ver
I saw my parents just last weekend.Acabo de ver a mis padres el fin de semana pasado.
7. (to receive)
a. ver
If you want the lawyer to see you, you'll have to make an appointment.Si quieren que les vea el abogado, tendrán que pedir cita.
b. atender
Go into the waiting room, please. The doctor will see you right away.Pase a la sala de espera, por favor. El médico le atenderá enseguida.
8. (to date)
a. salir con
Did you know that Ana is seeing a coworker?¿Sabías que Ana sale con un compañero del trabajo?
9. (to accompany)
a. acompañar
I'll see you to the door.Te acompaño a la puerta.
10. (to regard)
a. ver
I see Jake as a friend more than a future partner.Yo veo a Jake como amigo más bien que una futura pareja.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
11. (to perceive)
a. ver
Cats can see in the dark.Los gatos pueden ver en la oscuridad.
12. (to understand)
a. ver
Right now I don't expect you to understand, but one day you'll see.Ahora mismo no espero que lo entiendas, pero un día lo verás.
13. (to find out)
a. averiguar
I'm going to go see if the food is ready.Voy a averiguar si está lista la comida.
14. (to consider)
a. ver
We'll just have to see how this all turns out.Tendremos que esperar a ver cómo terminará esta situación.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
15. (religion)
a. la sede
(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).
The Holy See is the central governing body of the Roman Catholic church.La Santa Sede es el gobierno central de la Iglesia católica romana.
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you see(
yu
 
si
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (you perceive)
a. ves
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)
If you see her, tell her that I'm trying to get in contact with her.Si la ves, dile que estoy tratando de ponerme en contacto con ella.
b. ve
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
What do you do when you see a spider? - I scream.¿Qué hace cuando ve una araña? - Grito.
2. (you visit)
a. ves
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 see your parents once a week, don't you?Sé que ves a tus padres una ves por semana, ¿no?
b. ve
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
When you see her at the psychiatric clinic, how does she behave?Cuando la ve en la clínica psiquiátrica, ¿cómo se comporta?
3. (you understand)
a. entiendes
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)
If you see what I mean, why don't you agree?Si entiendes lo que quiero decir, ¿por qué no estás de acuerdo?
b. entiende
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 see my point, don't you?Entiende lo que digo, ¿no?
4. (you find out)
a. ves
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 have a special talent! You always see what's wrong with any device!¡Tienes un talento especial! Siempre ves qué anda mal en cualquier dispositivo.
b. ve
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
If you see what's going on, please let me know.Si ve qué está sucediendo, por favor cuénteme.
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