estar triste

estar triste(
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tahr
 
trees
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teh
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to be sad
Begoña está triste porque ayer se murió su gato.Begoña is sad because her cat died yesterday.
b. to feel sad
Cuando estoy triste, lo único que me levanta el ánimo es un buen libro.When I feel sad, the only thing that cheers me up is a good book.
c. to feel blue
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No me extraña que estés triste con este tiempo que está haciendo.I'm not surprised you feel blue with this weather we're having.
d. to feel down
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A veces está triste sin motivo aparente. Creo que tiene un poco de depresión.Sometimes he feels down for no apparent reason. I think he's a bit depressed.
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