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common spanish words
Common spanish words found in articles
(he/she/it) has ...Note: Used to form perfect tense 'has ...ed'; followed by 'de', means 'has to ...'
, (they) have ... Note: Used to form perfect tense 'have ...ed'; followed by 'de', means 'have to ...'
(he/she/it) was/went Note: Also used to fill in for the preterite of 'ir' meaning 'to go'.
(he/she/it) has ... Note: Indicates 'has' as in possession.
being Note: As a noun, 'estado' means 'state'.
(he/she/it) does/makes Note: Can also mean '... ago'.
, there was/were; (he/she/it) had... Note: Used to form the pluperfect tense: 'he/she/it had ...ed'
(they) were/went Note: Also used to fill in for the preterite of 'ir' meaning 'to go'.
, done/made Note: As a noun, 'hecho' means 'fact', 'deed'.
(he/she/it) will be
(to) have ... Note: Used to form a perfect infinitive, as in 'to have eaten'
(they) have Note: Indicates 'have' as in possession.
(to) have Note: Indicates 'have' as in possession.
(to) be able, can Note: As a noun, 'poder' means 'power'.
(he/she/it) could/would be able to
there will/should/might be; (he/she/it) will have etc
(put) Note: Usually used in the phrase 'puesto que ...' meaning 'given that ...'
(he/she/it) goes/is going to ... Note: Followed by an infinitive, equivalent to English future construction 'is going to ...'
, (he/she/it) was/would have been Note: As a preposition, also means 'outside'.
, (to) see
(he/she/it) treats/attempts/deals with Note: With 'de' plus infinitive, means 'attempts to ...'
(he/she/it) had Note: Followed by 'de' plus an infinitive, means 'had to ...'
we have Note: Followed by 'de' plus an infinitive, means 'we have to ...'
resulted Note: As a noun, 'resultado' means 'result'
we have ...Note: Used to form perfect tense 'we have ...ed'; followed by 'de', means 'we have to ...'
(he/she/it) will/might be
... is missing/needed
(he/she/it) hopes (to) Note: Can also mean 'is waiting (to)'.
(to) leave; (to) share out
(they) will be
(to) follow; (to) carry on ...ing
(they) had ...; there were ... Note: Used to form the pluperfect tense: 'they had ...ed'; sometimes used instead of habían to mean 'there were ...'.
(to) weigh (up), carry weight
(he/she) added Note: Both 'agregar' and 'a�adir' can be used to mean 'add' as in 'say in addition'.
(he/she) addedNote: Both 'agregar' and 'añadir' can be used to mean 'add' as in 'say in addition'.
(he/she/it) announced Note: Anunciar' can also mean 'to advertise'
(he/she/it) will have Note: Followed by 'de' plus an infinitive, means 'will have to ...'
(they) must/should Note: Can mean 'must'/'should' as in either necessity, or speculation on the part of the speaker.
(he/she/it) would be
(to) fulfil/carry out
(to) happen; (to) pass, go by/along etc
(he/she/it) was able to
(he/she/it) follows; (he/she/it) goes on ...ing Note: Followed by an infinitive, means 'continues to ...', 'goes on ...ing'
(he/she/it) began (to)
forseen, predicted, anticipated
detained, arrested Note: Can also mean 'detailled', 'thorough'
(to) take; (to) drink
(to) bring/come out
(he/she/it) exists; there exists ...
(he/she/it) assures, ensures
united Note: Used country names such as 'Reino Unido' (United Kingdom) and 'Estados Unidos' (United States)
been able (to)
there will be ..Note: habr� de ...' means 'will have to ...'
(they) follow; (they) go on ...ing
(he/she/it) could, was able to, used to be able to
(he/she/it) demonstrated Note: Can mean 'demonstrated' as in 'displayed' or 'rallied'.
(they) could/might/would be able to
(he/she/it) will be able (to)