él lleva
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él lleva(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (masculine) (he transports; used to express a habitual or potential action; third person singular)
a. he takes (masculine)
Si él lleva vino, yo llevaré el postre.If he takes wine, I'll take the dessert.
b. he carries (masculine)
Él lleva siempre muchas cosas en su mochila, por eso pesa tanto.He always carries lots of things in his backpack. That's why it's so heavy.
2. (masculine) (clothing; used to express a habitual or potential action; third person singular)
a. he wears (masculine)
Él lleva ese traje solo para ir a la oficina.He only wears that suit to the office.
3. (masculine) (he's transporting; used to express a specific action in the present; third person singular)
a. he's taking (masculine)
¿Qué llevan Jorge y tú a la fiesta? - Él lleva champagne y yo llevo ron. Nos vemos allí en cinco minutos.What are Jorge and you taking to the party? - He's taking champagne and I'm taking rum. See you there in five minutes.
b. he's carrying (masculine)
Él lleva muchas cosas, así que nos vamos a pasar primero por su casa para dejarlas.He's carrying many things, so first we're stopping by his place to drop them off.
4. (masculine) (clothing; used to express a specific action in the present; third person singular)
a. he's wearing (masculine)
Él lleva chaqué, y ella lleva un vestido largo.He's wearing a morning coat, and she's wearing a long dress.
5. (masculine) (he'll transport; used to express a future action; third person singular)
a. he's taking (masculine)
Él lleva a los niños a la escuela hoy. Yo tengo una reunión.He's taking the children to school today. I have a meeting.
b. he's carrying (masculine)
Él lleva todos esos libros a la escuela esta tarde porque tiene muchas clases.He's carrying all those books to school this afternoon because he has many classes.
c. he'll take (masculine)
Él lleva a mis padres al aeropuerto mientras nosotras hacemos la cena.He'll take my parents to the airport while we're making dinner.
d. he'll carry (masculine)
Deja las bolsas, él las lleva. Es joven y no le cuesta nada llevar peso.Leave the bags. He'll carry them. He's young and has no trouble carrying heavy things.
6. (masculine) (clothing; used to express a future action; third person singular)
a. he's wearing (masculine)
Él lleva esos pantalones, y tú llevas los otros. - Pero, mamá... - No hay peros que valgan.He's wearing those pants, and you're wearing the others. - But, Mom... - I don't want any excuses.
b. he'll wear (masculine)
Miguel dice que él lleva vaqueros a la fiesta de esta noche porque es informal.Miguel says he'll wear jeans to tonight's party because it's a casual party.
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