Expresión idiomática con "tener"

Spanish Expressions with "tener"

Many Spanish expressions use the verb tener (to have) in an idiomatic way, meaning that they cannot be translated literally.

Tengo 30 años.
I am 30 [years old].

Tengo hambre.
I am hungry.

¿Tienes frio?
Are you cold?

Tengo ganas de llorar.
I feel like crying.

Ese chico tiene cara de pocos amigos.
That guy seems quite moody/grumpy.

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