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"It is" is a phrase which is often translated as "es", and "this is" is a phrase which is often translated as "este es". Learn more about the difference between "it is" and "this is" below.
it is
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. 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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this is(
thihs
 
ihs
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. este es (masculine)
This is my boyfriend.Este es mi novio.
b. esta es (feminine)
This is the reason I'm leaving.Esta es la razón por la que me voy.
c. esto es
I wanted less coffee. This is too much for me.Quería menos café. Esto es demasiado para mí.
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