2What is an idiom? According to Merriam- Webster Online Dictionary: Main Entry: id·i·omPronunciation: \ˈi-dē-əm\Function: nounan expression in the usage of a language that is peculiar to itself either grammatically (as no, it wasn't me) or in having a meaning that cannot be derived from the conjoined meanings of its elements (as Monday week for “the Monday a week after next Monday”)
3In other words...An idiom is an expression (saying) that can’t be taken literally.
4Examples of English Idioms: “all over the place”“on the go”“a pretty penny”“jump the gun”“That’s a wrap”
5Many of the Spanish idiomatic expressions use the verb tener. You already know some!:tener que + infinitivetener _____ añosto have to...___ years old
6Quick Review - Tener Conjugations TengoTenemosTienesXTieneTienen
7Tener + (physical feelings) frío - to be coldcalor - to be hothambre - to be hungrysed - to be thirstysueño - to be sleepyun dolor de (body part) - to have a ___ache
8Tener + (emotional feelings) prisa - to be in a hurrymiedo de (noun) - to be afraid of (thing)celos - to be jealouscuidado - to be cautiousvergüenza - to be embarrased/ashamedrazón - to be right (correct)
9Tener + (emotional feelings) éxito - to be successfulculpa - to be guiltysuerte - to be luckylugar - to belong/fit inganas de (infinitive) - to feel like (doing something)