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OraciónSer or Estar (Conjugated)English Translation
El novio de mi amiga ___ muy viejo.My friend’s boyfriend is very old.
No pude filmar la escena, porque mi cámara ___ rota.I couldn’t film the scene because my camera was broken.
Los soldaditos ___ de plomo.The toy soldiers were [made of] lead.
___ él quien me enseño la casa.He was the one who showed me the house.
___ verano y todas las ventanas estaban abiertas.It was summertime and all the windows were open.
La ropa ___ en la gaveta.The clothes are in the drawer.
—¿Cómo ___ tu novia?“What is your girlfriend like?”
___ hablando más de la cuenta.You are talking too much. (informal)
La protagonista del cuento ___ una niña.The main character in the story is a little girl.
Usted ___ muy pálida hoy.You are very pale today. (You look pale to me.)
Es tarde, ___ ya las siete y tengo que escribir una composición.It’s late, it’s already seven o’clock and I have to write a composition.
___ casados varios años, pero ahora ___ divorciados.They were married for several years but they are now divorced.
La exposición ___ en otra ciudad.The exhibit is in another city. (as in to take place/happen)
¿Para quién ___ esas margaritas?For whom are those daises?
OraciónSer or Estar (Conjugated)English Translation
A pesar de la operación, ___ peor.In spite of the operation, she was worse.
La casa ___ diseñada por un arquitecto mexicano.The house was designed by a Mexican architect.
Cancún ___ en México.Cancún is in Mexico.
La playa ___ lejos de nuestra casa.The beach is far from our home.
La puerta ___ cerrada; la había cerrado el portero.The door was closed; the doorman had closed it.
Anita ___ triste y enferma.Anita is sad and sick.
Sarita ___ muy amable con nosotros en la fiesta.Sarita was (acted) very nice to us at the party.
En mi familia, todas las mujeres ___ médicas.In my family all the women are medical doctors.
—¿De qué parte de Sudamérica ___?“From what part of South America are you?” (informal)
Aunque sus padres son millonarios, Juan ___ socialista.Although his parents are millionaires, Juan is a socialist.
Los girasoles ___ anaranjados y grandes.Sunflowers are orange and large.
—No ___ de Sudamérica. ___ de México.“I am not from South America. I am from Mexico.”
El espejo ___ roto; lo rompieron los niños.The mirror is broken; the children broke it.
Lo que más le gusta a la niña ___ dibujar.What the little girl likes best is drawing.

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