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Del verbo saber: (conjugar)
es:
1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo
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Del verbo ser: (conjugar)
es:
2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo
2ª persona singular (vos) imperativo

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Principal Translations
se pron reflexivo (a sí mismo)his own pron
 a élhim pron
 a ellaher pron
 a ustedesyou pron
 Juan se lava la cara.
se pron (uno al otro)each other pron
 Juan y Ana se aman.
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Principal Translations
SE, Sureste símb (punto del horizonte entre el Sur y el Este)SE, South East n
 El barco tomó rumbo S-SE.
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Principal Translations
saber nm (cultura)knowledge n
 wisdom n
 El saber no ocupa lugar.
saber vtr (conocer)know vtr
 El concursante sabía todas las preguntas.
saber vi (tener sabor)taste vi
 have a flavour vi
 La naranja sabe dulce.
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Principal Translations
ser nm (cosa, ente)being n
 Tu mascota es un ser vivo, no un juguete.
ser nm (humano, persona, individuo)person n
 man, woman n
 Es un ser despreciable, ha hecho cosas terribles.
ser vi (tener una cualidad)be vi
 El agua del lago es azul.
ser vi (posesión)be vi
 Estos dos coches son míos.
ser vi (servir para algo)serves as, be for vi
 La cama es para dormir.
ser vi (efectuarse, suceder)be vi
 La fiesta será el sábado en mi casa.
ser vi (procedencia) frombe vi
 Fernando Alonso es de Asturias.
ser vi (costar) costbe vi
 ¿A cómo son las naranjas?
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Compound Forms:
se | SE | | S.E. | saber | ser |
¡así se habla! well said!
 hear, hear!
¿Cómo se atreve? how dare you?
¿Cómo se dice… en…? how would you say… in…?
¿Cómo se escribe…? how do you spell...?
 How do you write…?
¿Cómo se hace para…? how do you…? what would you do so that…?
¿Cómo se le ocurre? how could you think…? why would you think…?
 how in the world?
¿Cómo se llama…? what's the name of…?
 what's [[sb]'s] name?
¿Cúando se usa...? when do you use?
¿Cuánto tiempo se demora…? how late is…? how much longer before…?
¿de qué se trata? what is it about? What's the subject?
¿dónde se ha visto? who would have dreamed that?
 can you believe that?
¿quén se apunta? USwho's in?
 UKwho's on?
… o como (quiera que) se diga conj + loc conj (comoquiera se llame)or however you say it v phrase
 formalor whatever way it's said v phrase
a [+ infinitivo] se ha dicho let's [+infinitive], everyone!
a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente don't look a gift horse in the mouth
a caballo regalado no se le mira el pelo don't look a gift horse in the mouth
a quién se le ocurre who would think of that?
a todo perro flaco se le pegan las pulgas, a perro flaco, todo son pulgas expr (desgracias afectan al más débil)when it rains it pours v expr
 Acaba de salir una nueva droga barata que mata a los pobres en Atenas. A perro flaco, todo son pulgas.
 A new inexpensive drug came out that is killing poor people. When it rains, it pours.
ah, se siente interj informaltoo bad! tough!
al que le pique, que se rasque like it or not, too bad if you don't like it
 UKif you don't like it, lump it
al que le quepa el poncho que, se lo ponga, al que le caiga el guante, que se lo plante; al que le quepa el sayo que se lo ponga if the shoe fits, wear it
ante esto no hay quien se oponga in light of this nobody will be opposed
antes de que se me olvide before I forget
apenas se den cuenta they barely realize
apenas se te notará it is hardly noticeable on you, nobody will notice
aprovechar cada oportunidad que se me presenta take advantage of every opportunity that comes my way
aprovechar que el año se acaba take advantage of the fact that the year is ending
aquel que se expone that which appears, that which is put forward, that which is explained
 that which runs the risk, he who runs the risk, he who is exposed
aquello se está animando things are getting lively there
aquellos momentos que se perdieron those lost moments
así es como se hace esto aquí this is how it's done here, this is how we do it here
así no se hace that's not the way it's done
así no se vale that's not correct
así se hizo that's the way it was done
así se lo pidió that's the way he was asked to do it
así se sale de that's the way to get out of
aumentar la posibilidad de que se produzca increase the likelihood of something taking place
aunque no siempre se consigue although it's not always available, although you can't always find it
colorín colorado, este cuento se ha acabado expres coloq (fórmula de cierre)and that's it, that's all folks, that's all there is and there ain't no more expr
 traditional ending of children's storiesand they all lived happily ever after expr
 literaland that's the end of the story expr
 And that's all, folks, and now it's time for bed.
como se debe as it should be
como se esperaba as expected
cuando se es when somebody is
cuando se presente when it presents itself
cuando se te ofrezca whenever you want
cuando se trata de when it comes to
dar no sé qué feel uneasiness, disquietude, worry
de eso se trata that's what it's about
dejarle a uno que se pierda algo let someone miss something
 let someone lose something
Dios los cría y ellos se juntan birds of a feather flock together
Dios se lo pague may the Lord repay you
el barco se hunde the ship is sinking
el mundo se le vino encima his world fell apart, his world came crumbling down
el mundo se va a acabar the world is going to end
el que quiera peces que se moje el culo fr hecha ES (nada es gratis)there's no such thing as a free lunch expr
 if you want something you have to earn it, if you want something you have to work for it v expr
en cuanto a [sustantivo] se refiere as far as [noun] is concerned
en lo que se refiere a as regards
en todas partes se cuecen habas expr (todos tenemos algo que callar)We all have something to hide phr
 Everyone's got something to hide phr
 generallyIt's the same wherever you go phr
 Muchos se han rasgado las vestiduras ante la denuncia contra el sacerdote que tenía cuatro hijos de dos madres distintas pero lo cierto es que en todas partes se cuecen habas.
eso no se hace that isn't done
 you can't do that
hasta donde yo sé as far as I know
la ciudad se viste de the city is decked out for something
la cuestión que se plantea the issue arises, the question arises
La historia se repite history repeats itself
la información que se ofrece es the information provided is
la luz se filtra light filters in
la madera se infla wood swells
la maquina se cuelga the machine crashes, hangs, freezes
la noche se nos echó encima night fell suddenly
la noche se torció the night went awry, the evening went pear-shaped
lo mejor que se pueda the best thing that can
los días se me hacen eternos the days last an eternity, the days are never-ending
los principios en que se basa the principles that govern, the principles that lie
pues no sé tú I don't know about you
que se fastidie let him get angry, let her get angry
qué sé yo what do I know?
 search me
saber lo que se cuece loc verb (conocer lo que sucede) informalknow what's cooking vi
 know what is being planned vi
 know what is happening vi
se busca looking for, wanted
se conoce que it is known that
se cree que it is thought that
 it is believed that
se debe a is owing to
se debe aclarar one should clarify v expr
 one should explain v expr
se deja ver allow oneself to be seen
se dice que it is said that
 they say that
se entiende que it is understood that
se espera que it is hoped that
se ha sabido it has been known
se las sabe todas one knows them all
 formalyou know them all
se me escapa algo I am missing something
se necesita is needed, are needed
se nota que you can see that
se reserva el derecho de admisión right of admission reserved
se ruega puntualidad you are requested to be punctual
se solicita is requested
se supone que [+ subject + be] supposed to
 the idea is that
se te va a caer el pelo your hair is going to fall out
sé tú mismo be yourself
se valora positivamente UKis viewed favourably
 USis viewed favorably
si la cosa se pone chunga If things take a turn for the worse
si se diera el caso if that should happen, were that to happen
 if it should come to that, were it to come to that
si se le antoja al viento if one feels like it, whatever pleases one
si se tercia if the opportunity arises, if we have a chance to
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