que quiere

que quiere(
keh
 
kyeh
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reh
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (that he or she desires)
a. that he wants (masculine)
Parece que quiere decirnos algo, pero que no encuentra las palabras adecuadas.It seems that he wants to tell us something, but he can't find the right words.
b. that she wants (feminine)
La niña dice que quiere más sopa.The girl says that she wants more soup.
c. he wants (masculine)
Marcos nos recuerda que quiere trabajar pero que no hay ofertas de empleo.Marcos reminds us he wants to work, but there are no jobs.
d. she wants (feminine)
Lucía es feliz tocando. Lo único que quiere es estudiar música.Lucia is happy when she's playing. All she wants is to study music.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(that you desire; singular)
a. that you want
¿A qué se refiere cuando dice que quiere retirarse del deporte profesional?What do you mean when you say that you want to retire from professional sports?
b. you want
Usted ha afirmado que quiere lo mejor para nuestro país y que sabe cómo conseguirlo. Háblenos de ello, por favor.You've stated you want the best for our country and you know how to get it. Please tell us about it.
3. (that he or she feels affection for)
a. that he loves (masculine)
Un padre que dice que quiere a su hijo no haría una cosa como esa.A father who says that he loves his son wouldn't do a thing like that.
b. that she loves (feminine)
Vilma es muy tímida. Estoy seguro de que quiere a Julio, pero le cuesta decírselo.Vilma is very shy. I'm sure that she loves Julio, but she finds it hard to actually tell him.
c. he loves (masculine)
Mi novio dice que quiere a mi hija como si fuera suya.My boyfriend says he loves my daughter as if she were his own.
d. she loves (feminine)
No te imaginas lo que quiere a sus perros.You can't imagine how much she loves her dogs.
4.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(that you feel affection for; singular)
a. that you love
¿Es verdad que quiere usted más a sus gatos que a su familia?Is it true that you love your cats more than your family?
b. you love
Sr. Blázquez, dice que quiere a sus hijos. Pues, si es así, debe dejar que ellos cuiden de usted.You say you love your children, Mr. Blazquez. Well, if that's so, you should let them take care of you.
5. (that he or she has the intention of)
a. that he means (masculine)
Marcelo nos dijo que quiere abrir su propio negocio.Marcelo told us that he means to open his own business.
b. he means (masculine)
Marcelo dice que quiere tener éxito cueste lo que cueste.Marcelo says he means to succeed whatever it takes.
c. that she means (feminine)
Tu madre dejó caer que quiere venir a visitarnos todos los viernes.Your mother let drop that she means to come to visit every Friday.
d. she means (feminine)
La joven Laura es una mujer valiente. Afirma abiertamente que quiere criar a sus hijos sola.Young Laura is a brave woman. She openly declares she means to raise her children on her own.
6.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(that you have the intention of; singular)
a. that you mean
¿Habla en serio cuando dice que quiere demandar al Gobierno?Are you serious when you say that you mean to sue the government?
b. you mean
No estoy seguro de lo que quiere hacer con el dinero, pero yo le aconsejo que lo invierta en inmuebles.I'm not sure what you mean to do with the money, but I advise you to invest it property.
7. (who wishes)
a. who wants
El hombre que quiere hablar contigo dice que es tu padre.The man who wants to speak to you says he's your father.
8. (who feels affection for)
a. who loves
Lidia es la clásica tía que quiere a sus sobrinos con locura y les da todo lo que le piden.Lidia is the typical aunt who loves her nieces and nephews like crazy and gives them anything they ask for.
9. (who has the intention of)
a. who means
Un niño que quiere ser bailarín merece todo el apoyo de sus papás.A boy who means to become a ballet dancer deserves full support from his parents.
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