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Using ser (not estar) to introduce people

We use verb ser (not estar) to introduce people.


Read and listen to these examples:

Esta es mi hermana Luisa.
This is my sister Luisa.

Este es Daniel, mi novio.
This is Daniel, my boyfriend.

Estos son mis amigos, David y Tomás.
These are my friends, David and Tomás.

See also Conjugate ser in El Presente (present tense).

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Esta es mi hermana Luisa.
This is my sister Luisa.


Estos son mis amigos, David y Tomás.
These are my friends, David and Tomás.


Este es Daniel, mi novio.
This is Daniel, my boyfriend.


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