ME GUSTA (GUSTAN = more than one item is pleasing) NOS GUSTA(N) TE GUSTA(N) x LE GUSTA(N) LES GUSTA(N)
ME for /to me = INOS for /to us = we TE for / to you = youX (os) LE for to him/her/ you formal = he/she/you LES for to them = they(f) they(m) all of you We most often use verbs like gustar with the indirect object pronouns: me, te, le, nos, les.
We use verbs like gustar to express reactions to things: Me gusta tu chaqueta: I like your jacket. Gracias, y ¡a mí me gustan tus zapatos! Thanks, and I like your shoes!
What you are REALLY saying when you use gustar is that something is enjoyable, is pleasing, or brings enjoyment to someone: Me gusta tu chaqueta: To me, your jacket is enjoyable/ your jacket pleases me. Gusta is the singular form of gustarbecause jacket is singular.
Me gustan tus zapatos: To me your shoes are pleasing. Gustan is the plural form of gustar because zapatos is plural.
Now, try these: I like soup. ______________________ I like her jeans. _______________________________
Note: To emphasize the person who likes something, you can use a. Example: A mí me gustan tus pendientes. This can mean I really like or Well, I like (as in comparison to what someone else likes).
Verbmeaningusage EncantarTo love, to like a lot FaltarTo be lacking, missing, in need of FascinarTo fascinate, to be fascinated by importarTo matter, be important to InteresarTo interest, to be interested by molestarTo bother, to be bothered/annoyed by
To use these in a sentence, figure out: 1. Who is being affected (to whom the action takes place: me, te, le, etc.) 2. Then conjugate the verb based on the items that relate to the verb. 1.History really interests me.(what you are really saying here is to me, history interests much) Me interesa la historia.
2. The rain (la lluvia) really bothers me. _____________________________________ 3. I am not interested in your problems. _____________________________________ 4. It doesnt matter to me. _____________________________________
5. You are missing a pencil (to you, a pencil is missing). ___________________________________ 6. Nature fascinates us.(To us, nature is fascinating.) (la naturaleza) ___________________________________ 7. The lie bothers my teacher. ___________________________________
Use FASCINAR 1. __________________________ I like the books. 2. _____________________. You like the paintings. 3. _____________________ She likes meat.
Use FALTAR 4. ____________________el dinero para comprar el anillo. I'm lacking the money to buy the ring. 5. _______________________________________ We're lacking the money to buy the tickets. 6. __________________________ sillas. She's missing four chairs. 7. _________________________________ Whos missing today?