no estar
no estar
intransitive verb phrase
1. (used to express a quality) 
a. not to be 
Este pastel no está dulce. ¿De qué está hecho? - Tiene pescado.This pie isn't sweet. What's it made of? - It's got fish.
2. (used to express an emotion or state) 
a. not to be 
No estoy enojado. - Sí lo estás. Reconócelo.I'm not angry. - Yes, you are. Admit it.
3. (used to indicate location) 
a. not to be 
Siento no estar allí para celebrar la Navidad con ustedes.I'm sorry I can't be there to celebrate Christmas with you.
4. (used to refer to appearance) 
¿Quieres que te diga la verdad? No estás muy elegante que digamos con esas zapatillas.You want the truth? You don't look terribly elegant in those sneakers.
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