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Idiomatic Expressions Using Tener. What is an idiom? According to Merriam- Webster Online Dictionary: Main Entry: id·i·om Pronunciation: \ ˈ i-dē-əm\

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1 Idiomatic Expressions Using Tener

2 What is an idiom? According to Merriam- Webster Online Dictionary: Main Entry: id·i·om Pronunciation: \ ˈ i-dē-əm\ Function: noun an 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)

3 In other words... An idiom is an expression (saying) that cant be taken literally.

4 Examples of English Idioms: all over the place on the go a pretty penny jump the gun Thats a wrap

5 Many of the Spanish idiomatic expressions use the verb tener. You already know some!: tener que + infinitive tener _____ años to have to... ___ years old

6 Quick Review - Tener Conjugations TengoTenemos TienesX TieneTienen

7 Tener + (physical feelings) frío - to be cold calor - to be hot hambre - to be hungry sed - to be thirsty sueño - to be sleepy un dolor de (body part) - to have a ___ache

8 Tener + (emotional feelings) prisa - to be in a hurry miedo de (noun) - to be afraid of (thing) celos - to be jealous cuidado - to be cautious vergüenza - to be embarrased/ashamed razón - to be right (correct)

9 Tener + (emotional feelings) éxito - to be successful culpa - to be guilty suerte - to be lucky lugar - to belong/fit in ganas de (infinitive) - to feel like (doing something)

10 ¿Qué tiene? = 4


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