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"It is" is a phrase which is often translated as "es", and "he" is a pronoun which is often translated as "él". Learn more about the difference between "it is" and "he" below.
it is
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (used to express a permanent quality)
a. es
I like this coffee maker. It is easy to use.Me gusta esta cafetera. Es fácil de usar.
2. (used to express a temporary state)
a. está
Don't touch the stove. It is hot!No toques el fogón. ¡Está caliente!
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A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (subject)
a. él
He is the man of my life.Él es el hombre de mi vida.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (male)
a. el macho
(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).
We can't tell whether it is a he or a she.No distinguimos si es macho o hembra.
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