está vivo

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está vivo(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (he or it has life)
a. he's alive (masculine)
Marcos tuvo un grave accidente de tránsito, pero está vivo.Marcos had a serious car accident, but he's alive.
b. it's alive (neuter)
Cuando la protagonista ve que el monstruo empieza a moverse, comienza a gritar "¡Está vivo! ¡Está vivo!".When the main character see the monster beginning to move, she starts shouting “It’s alive! It’s alive!“
c. is alive
El chofer del autobús accidentado está vivo, pero gravemente herido.The driver of the bus involved in the accident is alive, but seriously injured.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(culinary; used to refer to fish and seafood)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. it's really fresh
¿Es fresco este pescado? - ¿El lenguado? Está vivo, caballero.Is this fish fresh? - The sole? It's really fresh, sir.
b. is really fresh
Estos mejillones no tienen muy buena pinta. - Todo nuestro marisco está vivo, señora.These mussels don't look too good. - All our shellfish is really fresh, ma'am.
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