Spanish phrasal verbs
Meaning: to fail to, to stop, to neglect to.
Some cases you can use it :
-Estoy muy contenta, he dejado de fumar y me siento genial- “I am very happy I stopped smoking and I feel great.”
Sometimes we can use it as a command
-!Deja de hablar! Necesito estudiar-“ Stop talking I need to study!”
Meaning: to return to doing something
Sometimes you just stop smoking but you do not last so will say
Llevaba 5 semanas sin fumar pero he vuelto a hacerlo-“I was 5 weeks without smoking but know I just come back to it”
Necesitaba repasar los verbos irregulares en español, asi que volví a estudiarlos-“I needed to review the irregular verbs in Spanish so I go back and review them”
Meaning : to think about, to have an opinion about
So if you have a new teacher you can ask what your classmate think about them asking
¿Qué piensas de la nueva profesora?- “What do you think about the new teacher?”
Meaning: to think of, to direct your thoughts to
Probably if you are in love
No puedes dejar de pensar en esa persona you like-“you can’t stop thinking of that person.”
Meaning: to dream about
Sometimes you can remember your dreams, and when you do you probably want to share it with the world, so you can saying
Anoche soñé con Juan,, estabamos en la playa y algo increíble sucedió-“I dreamt about Juan last night, we were at the beach at something unbeliable happened”
Meaning: to rely on, to count on
You know you have good friend if…
Siempre puedes contar con ellos-“You can always can count on them”
Meaning: to be glad
If your friend has got the job she wants to and worked so hard to get, you will congratule her saying
Me alegro de que hayas conseguido el trabajo, !te lo merecers!-“ I am so glad you got the job, you deserve it!”
Meaning: to fall in love with
When you meet a guy or a girl en español
Te enamoras de él o ella, while in English “you fall in love with him or her”
Meaning: to marry
When someone decides to make the big movement in Spanish ,we will gossip about it
¿Has oído? !María se va a casar con Alfonso por fin!-Have you hear Mary is marrying Alfonso, finally!”
10-Echar de menos
Meaning: to miss
Probably if you live far apart from your family you have moment where
Echas de menos a tu familia-“You miss your family”
That is it amigos,! You have a few Spanish phrasal verbs to practice now, so as usual
IT IS YOUR TURN-Leave a comment below and let us know
-do you use Spanish phrasal verbs often?
-Is there any Spanish phrasal verbs that drives you crazy?
-Which one is the one you are going to focus on until you speak as a native?
Looking forward to reading all your comments.
And as you know that I am going to ask you to do a bit of HOMEWORK, as practice makes perfection, so the one for this week is easy…pick one and make a sentences with it, it does not need to be fancy, it is better good and simple than bad and complicated. So have a look to the examples above and write something similar, feel free to write it on the comments so I can give you some advice.
As always I hope you enjoyed the post, and find it useful 🙂
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