he's been

he's been
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (used to express a permanent quality)
a. ha sido
Mr. Suarez has done so much for the school, and he's been the principal for only two years.El señor Suárez ha hecho mucho por la escuela y solo ha sido el director desde hace dos años.
2. (used to express a temporary state)
a. ha estado
I haven't seen Tom. - He's been at the library all day.No he visto a Tom. - Ha estado en la biblioteca todo el día.
3. (used before a gerund)
a. ha estado
That guy really seems to like me. He's been calling me all week.Parece que le gusto mucho a ese muchacho. Ha estado llamándome toda la semana.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Johnny's here. He's been wanting to ask you a question.Johnny está aquí. Te quería hacer una pregunta.
Should we wake your brother up? He's been sleeping for three hours.¿Deberíamos despertar a tu hermano? Lleva tres horas durmiendo.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
Machine Translators
Translate he's been using machine translators
See Machine Translations
Want to Learn Spanish?
Spanish learning for everyone. For free.
SpanishDict Premium
Have you tried it yet? Here's what's included:
Cheat sheets
No ads
Learn offline on iOS
Fun phrasebooks
Learn Spanish faster
Support SpanishDict
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.