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Similar-sounding words:  zar

1 ser Verb, intransitive

Present soy, eres, es, somos, sois, son
Imperfect era, eras, era, éramos, erais, eran
Future seré, serás, será, seremos, seréis, serán
Preterite fui, fuiste, fue, fuimos, fuisteis, fueron
Present subjunctive sea, seas, sea, seamos, seáis, sean
Perfect he sido, has sido, ha sido, hemos sido, habéis sido, han sido
(a) (used when complement is a clause or noun phrase) to be; mi padre es maestro my father is a teacher; hoy es un día especial today is a special day; ¿esto es lo que dijiste? is that what you said?
(b) (with an adjective phrase complement to indicate permanent characteristic) to be; mi hermano es muy alto my brother is really tall
(c) (with prepositional phrase not indicating location) to be; la reunión es a las cinco the meeting is at five o'clock
(d) (in telling time) to be; son las cinco it's five o'clock; es la una y media it's half past one; ¿qué hora es?, (Slang) ¿qué hora son? what time is it?

2 ser Verb (with passive) to be; este artículo fue publicado en El Mundo this article was published in El Mundo

3 ser Noun, masculine being

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