When we want to talk about relationships, such as family ties, friendship or romantic relationships, we use the verb ser (not estar).
María es mi madre.María is my mother.
Él es mi hermano.He is my brother.
In the examples above, we use ser
to talk about family ties.
Laura es su amiga.Laura is his friend.
Ramón y Marcos son mis amigos.Ramón and Marcos are my friends.
As you can see above, we use ser to talk about friendships.
Marta es mi novia.Marta is my girlfriend.
Daniel es tu marido.Daniel is your husband.
In the examples above, we use ser to talk about romantic relationships.
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