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Old March 21, 2011, 08:05 AM
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Originally Posted by laepelba View Post
Would you give the meanings of these with ser & estar.... I can't find all of them in my dictionaries.....
*sigh*

agrio
ser agrio: to be sauer (by nature)
estar agrio: to taste sauer

blanco
ser blanco: to be white
estar blanco: to be pale (from fear)

bueno
ser bueno: to be good
estar bueno: to be healthy

ciego
ser ciego: to be blind (from birth)
estar ciego: to be blinded (by the sun)

decente
ser decente: to be decent respectable
estar decente: to look decent

fuerte
ser fuerte: to be strong
estar fuerte: to be good at something

guapo/a
ser guapo/a: to be handsome, pretty
estar guapo/a: to look nice (even though normally ugly)

joven
ser joven: to be young
estar joven: to look young

nuevo
ser nuevo: to be new
estar nuevo: to look new

oscuro
ser oscuro: to be dark (in a room)
estar oscuro: to be dark (without sun)

orgulloso
ser orgulloso: to be a proud person
estar orgulloso: to be proud of something

perezoso
ser perezoso: to be lazy by nature
estar perezoso: to be lazy (in a particular case)

rojo
ser rojo: to be red
estar rojo: to blush (with embarrassment)

soltero
ser soltero: to be unmarried
estar soltero: to be still unmarried

viejo
ser viejo: to be old
estar viejo: to look old

cansado*
ser cansado: to be tiring
estar cansado: to be tired

considerado*
ser considerado: to be considerate
estar considerado: to be highly regarded

despistado*
ser despistado: to be absent-minded
estar despistado: to be daydreaming, miles away

divertido*
ser divertido: to be entertaining
estar divertido: to be in a good mood

parado*
ser parado: to be shy
estar parado: to be out of work

*=past participles

Please correct any mistakes, anyone
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