tengo / estoy-soy

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tengo / estoy-soy

please help me understand why we use tengo/tiene and not estoy-soy.

Asked 1 year ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Jookie

In Spanish we simply express our age by saying literally "I have ... years", instead of saying "I am ... years old." - Some structures don't coincide in English and Spanish and this is one of them. 

Saludos

tengo / estoy-soy

please help me understand why we use tengo/tiene and not estoy-soy.

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