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"I understand you" is a phrase which is often translated as "te entiendo", and "her" is an adjective which is often translated as "su". Learn more about the difference between "I understand you" and "her" below.
I understand you(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to address one person)
a. te entiendo
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 don't have to apologize. I understand you.No tienes que disculparte. Te entiendo.
b. te comprendo
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 understand you. I think I'm in love with you.Te comprendo. Creo que estoy enamorado de ti.
c. lo entiendo
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular, masculine)
Mister Sawyer, I understand you. I'll have the project finished by Monday.Señor Sawyer, lo entiendo. Terminaré el proyecto para lunes.
d. lo comprendo
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular, masculine)
I understand you. I won't make the same mistake again.Lo comprendo. No volveré a cometer el mismo error.
e. la entiendo (singular, feminine)
Mrs. Stein, I understand you. I'll make sure this won't happen again.Sra. Stein, la entiendo. Me aseguraré de que esto no ocurra de nuevo.
f. la comprendo (singular, feminine)
I understand you, but there's nothing else I can do.La comprendo, pero no hay nada más que pueda hacer.
2. (used to address multiple people)
a. los entiendo (plural, masculine or mixed gender)
Voters, I understand you. My policies will help you.Votantes, los entiendo. Mis políticas van a ayudarlos.
b. los comprendo (plural, masculine or mixed gender)
I understand you, and I think we can all work together.Los comprendo, y creo que todos nosotros podemos trabajar juntos.
c. las entiendo (plural, feminine)
I understand you, ladies, but you had enough time to finish the project.Las entiendo, señoritas, pero tuvieron tiempo suficiente para terminar el proyecto.
d. las comprendo (plural, feminine)
I understand you. You have every reason to be angry.Las comprendo. Tienen toda la razón en estar enojadas.
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her(
huhr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (possessive)
a. su
Her children are very bright.Sus hijos son muy inteligentes.
I cannot stand her attitude any longer.Ya no puedo soportar más su actitud.
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
2. (personal)
a. ella (emphatic use)
Please, explain it to her.Por favor, explícaselo a ella.
b. la (direct object)
I love her, but she loves someone else.La amo, pero ella ama a otro.
c. le (indirect object)
Give her all the money she needs!¡Dale todo el dinero que necesite!
3. (possessive)
a. el suyo
(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).
, la suya
(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).
My house is nice and warm unlike hers.Mi casa está calentita, no como la suya.
My son is sportier than hers.Mi hijo es más deportista que el suyo.
b. el de ella
(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).
, la de ella
(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).
Have you seen my sister's new car? Hers is more expensive than mine, of course!¿Viste el coche nuevo de mi hermana? El de ella es más caro que el mío, ¡por supuesto!
We both bought new skirts but hers looks better than mine.Las dos nos compramos faldas nuevas pero la de ella le queda mejor que la mía.
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