am I
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am I(
ahm
 
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (tag question)
a. verdad
You really want to go skydiving? Are you serious? - I'm not laughing, am I?¿De verdad quieres hacer paracaidismo ? ¿Estás seguro?- No me estoy riendo, ¿verdad?
2. (indicating a temporary state)
a. estoy
Are you happy with the service Mr. Jones? - Am I smiling? This is not a smile.¿Estás contento con el servicio Sr. Jones? - ¿Estoy sonriendo? Esto no es una sonrisa.
3. (indicating a permanent quality)
a. soy
Who are you? - Who am I? I'm the president of your college.¿Quién eres? - ¿Quién soy yo? Soy el presidente de tu universidad.
4. (indicating future)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I already told you what to do. Am I going to have to say it again?Ya te dije qué hacer. ¿Voy a tener que repetirlo?
What a mess you've made! What am I going to do with you?¡Qué tiradero has hecho! ¿Qué voy a hacer contigo?
5. (indicating age)
a. tengo
You are 25, aren't you? - Am I 25? No, I'm 30.Si tienes 25, ¿verdad? - ¿Que si tengo 25? No, tengo 30.
6. (in questions)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
How am I doing? Do you like my writing?¿Cómo me va? ¿Te gusta mi escritura?
How am I supposed to drive to San Francisco when I don't even have a car?¿Cómo se supone que voy a manejar a San Francisco cuando ni siquiera tengo coche?
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