parece que
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parece que(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (impersonal)
a. it looks like
Parece que va a llover. Mira esas nubes.It looks like it's going to rain. Look at those clouds.
2. (appears to be)
a. she seems (feminine)
Parece que necesita dinero, pero yo no puedo prestárselo.She seems to need money, but I can't lend it to her.
b. he seems (masculine)
Parece que tiene problemas de vista porque fuerza los ojos cuando ve la televisión.He seems to have an eyesight problem because he strains his eyes when he watches television.
c. it seems
Aquí dentro hay mucho ruido, y parece que le molesta.There's a lot of noise in here, and it seems to bother him.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(appear to be; singular)
a. you seem
Parece que está contento con su nuevo empleo. ¿Cambiaría usted alguna cosa?You seem happy with your new job. Is there anything you'd like to change?
4. (it makes one think that)
a. it seems that
¿Qué te parece que el Gobierno baje los impuestos? - Me parece que será bueno para el consumo.What do you think about the government lowering taxes? - It seems to me that it will benefit consumption.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
No me parece que esté bien lo que has dicho.I don't think what you said is right.
Nos parece que el ministro debería renunciar.We think that the minister should resign.
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