que lleva
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que lleva(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (who transports)
a. who takes
Yo soy el mozo que lleva los platos sucios al office.I'm the waiter who takes the dirty dishes to the scullery.
b. who's taking
Hoy eres tú el que lleva a los niños al colegio. Yo no puedo.You're the one who's taking the kids to school today. I can't.
c. who carries
El botones es la persona que lleva las maletas del cliente a la habitación.The bellboy is the person who carries the customer's suitcases to their room.
d. who's carrying
El atleta que lleva la antorcha es un excampeón de boxeo.The athlete who's carrying the torch is a former boxing champion.
2. (which transports)
a. that takes
¿Cómo se llama el vehículo que lleva el equipaje del avión al edificio de la terminal?What's the name of the vehicle that takes the luggage from the airplane to the terminal building?
b. that's taking
El tren que lleva residuos nucleares a Francia sale a las 10 pm.The train that's taking nuclear waste to France leaves at 10 pm.
c. that carries
Este es un río que lleva ingentes cantidades de sedimentos.This is a river that carries huge amounts of sediment.
d. that's carrying
El camión de mudanzas que lleva nuestras cosas se averió.The moving van that's carrying all our stuff broke down.
3. (used to refer to clothing)
a. who wears
El hombre que lleva el anillo está casado.The man who wears the ring is married.
b. who's wearing
La modelo que lleva el vestido rojo es la novia del actor.The model who's wearing the red dress is the actor's girlfriend.
4. (used to indicate passage of time)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Ese hombre, que lleva esperando un rato, quiere verte.That man, who's been waiting for a while, wants to see you.
El libro, que lleva varios años publicado, es hoy inencontrable.The book, which was published a few years ago, is unobtainable today.
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