cuando sea mayor
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cuando sea mayor(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (first person singular)
a. when I'm older
Tal vez quiera casarme cuando sea mayor.Maybe I'll want to get married when I'm older.
b. when I grow up
Cuando sea mayor, voy a viajar por el mundo.When I grow up, I'll travel around the world.
c. when I get older
Me preocupa quedarme solo cuando sea mayor.I'm worried about being left alone when I get older.
2. (third person singular)
a. when he's older (masculine)
Cuando sea mayor, tal vez le gusten más los juegos de mesa.When he's older, maybe he'll like board games better.
b. when she's older (feminine)
Llevaré a Inés a Europa cuando sea mayor.I'll take Ines to Europe when she's older.
c. when it's older
Tu mascota necesitará otro tipo de alimento cuando sea mayor.Your pet will need a different kind of food when it's older.
d. when he grows up (masculine)
Fernando quiere ser doctor cuando sea mayor.Fernando wants to be a doctor when he grows up.
e. when she grows up (feminine)
Julia está decidida en ir a la Luna cuando sea mayor.Julia is determined to go to the Moon when she grows up.
f. when it grows up
Este perro vendrá de cacería conmigo cuando sea mayor.This dog will come hunting with me when it grows up.
g. when he gets older (masculine)
Le voy a comprar un celular a mi hijo, pero cuando sea mayor.I'll buy my son a cellphone, but when he gets older.
h. when she gets older (feminine)
María quiere tener un refugio de animales cuando sea mayor.Maria wants to run an animal shelter when she gets older.
i. when it gets older
No vayas a regalar al perrito cuando sea mayor.Don't get rid of the puppy when it gets older.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(second person singular)
a. when you're older
No se preocupe, señora. Yo la cuidaré cuando sea mayor.Don't worry, ma'am. I'll take care of you when you're older.
b. when you grow up
Ya podrá poner sus propias reglas cuando sea mayor, jovencita.You'll be able to set your own rules when you grow up, young lady.
c. when you get older
Cuando sea mayor, yo puedo hacerme cargo del negocio familiar.When you get older, I can take over the family business.
4. (when ... is greater)
a. when ... gets bigger
Cuando la población sea mayor, el transporte público no será suficiente para todos.When the population gets bigger, public transportation won't be enough for everybody.
b. when ... gets larger
¿Qué vamos a hacer cuando la cantidad de víctimas sea mayor? ¡Necesitamos más voluntarios!What're we going to do when the number of victims is larger? We need more volunteers!
c. when ... is bigger
Cuando el número de la izquierda sea mayor, utiliza este símbolo matemático: >.When the number on the left is bigger, use this mathematical symbol: >.
d. when ... is larger
Cuando la cantidad sea mayor a diez, escríbela con números.When the amount is larger than ten, write it numerically.
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