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They are going to study tomorrow

Van a estudiar mañana

tomorrow - mañana


José never eats in the morning

José nunca come en la mañana

morning - la mañana. Note that you must include the article la before mañana in order to say "morning". If not, you will say "tomorrow"


They (masc.) are going to prepare our lunch

Ellos van a preparar nuestro almuerzo

to prepare - preparar


We are going to make food with our cousins

Vamos a hacer la comida con nuestros primos

food, meal - la comida


Do you always eat healthy food?

¿Siempre comes comida sana?

healthy - sano


Aren't you going to want something to eat?

¿No vas a querer algo de comer?

something to (verb) - algo de (infinitive)


You don't like meat?

¿No te gusta la carne?

meat - la carne


Santiago and Joaquín, aren't you going to eat ham?

Santiago y Joaquín, ¿no van a comer jamón?

ham - el jamón


Valentina says that she wants to prepare the chicken

Valentina dice que quiere preparar el pollo

chicken - el pollo


Are you all going to want to eat fish?

¿Van a querer comer pescado?

fish - el pescado, el pez. Note that pez is normally used to describe live fish, while pescado is used to describe fish as food


I am not preparing breakfast; I'm making my lunch

No estoy preparando el desayuno; estoy haciendo mi almuerzo

breakfast - el desayuno


Do you want to eat lunch with me?

¿Quieres almorzar conmigo?

to eat lunch - almorzar. Almorzar is a stem-changing o - ue verb in the present tense


Do you want to come to eat dinner? We are going to eat dinner at my grandmother's house

¿Quieres venir a cenar? Vamos a cenar en la casa de mi abuela

to eat dinner - cenar


Are they going to come or not?

¿Van a venir o no?

or not - o no


Who is going to make dinner, you or me?

¿Quién va a hacer la cena, tú o yo?

dinner - la cena


Victoria eats fruit with her breakfast every day

Victoria come fruta con su desayuno todos los días

fruit - la fruta


When I make something to eat at the university, I never make vegetables

Cuando hago de comer en la universidad, nunca hago verduras

vegetables - la verdura, los vegetales


I am going to order chicken with vegetables, and you?

Yo voy a pedir pollo con verduras, ¿y tú?

to ask for, to order (at a restaurant) - pedir. Note that pedir is conjugated like servir (i.e. yo pido, tú pides, él pide, nosotros pedimos, etc.)


What is the difference between the words preguntar and pedir, which both mean "to ask"?

  • preguntar refers only to asking questions 
  • pedir refers to asking for something (as a request)


We are going to prepare the dessert with our grandma

Vamos a preparar el postre con nuestra abuela

dessert - el postre


Do you want something to drink?

¿Quieres algo de beber?

to drink - beber, tomar. Note that beber is a regular -er ending verb. Also note that in Spanish, it is often more common to use tomar, in order to say "to drink". (e.g. tomar café rather than beber café)


José does not want that drink, he wants this drink

José no quiere esa bebida, quiere esta bebida

drink - la bebida


Valeria and I want to drink juice with our breakfast

Valeria y yo queremos beber jugo con nuestro desayuno

juice - el jugo


Raúl is going to drink orange juice but Jaime is going to drink coffee

Raúl va a beber jugo de naranja pero Jaime va a tomar café

orange - la naranja. Note that in Spanish you always say jugo de + (fruit)


My father never puts milk in his coffee

Mi padre nunca pone leche en su café

milk - la leche


Maricarmen is making rice with chicken

Maricarmen está haciendo arroz con pollo

rice - el arroz


In Mexico we are going to eat a lot of rice and beans

En México vamos a comer mucho arroz y frijoles

beans - los frijoles. Note that the singular is frijol. Also note that the plural for nouns ending in a consonant is formed by adding -es


Fernando eats eggs every day

Fernando come huevos todos los días

egg - el huevo


Roberto is going to ask for some bread with his dinner

Roberto va a pedir pan con su cena

bread - el pan


Why is this dessert so sweet?

¿Por qué está tan dulce este postre?

sweet - dulce. Note that in this case we use estar instead of ser because the "sweetness" is a characteristic that does not normally belong to this dessert. If the dessert is inherently sweet, you'd say Este postre es dulce


Who is going to make the cake?

¿Quién va a hacer el pastel?

cake - el pastel, la tarta


We are going to eat with these plates tonight

Vamos a comer con estos platos esta noche

plate - el plato


Alejandra and Mariana want this dish

Alejandra y Mariana quieren este platillo

dish - el platillo.  Sometimes, it is acceptable to just use the word plato (plate) to refer to a culinary dish


The chef doesn't want to cook my favorite dish

El cocinero no quiere cocinar mi platillo favorito

chef - el cocinero, la cocinera


I want to order a traditional Mexican dish

Quiero pedir un platillo típico mexicano

traditional - típico


Paloma is going to order bread and cheese, and you?

Paloma va a pedir pan y queso, ¿y tú?

cheese - el queso


I take my coffee with milk and sugar

Tomo mi café con leche y azúcar

sugar - el/la azúcar. Note that "sugar" can be masculine or feminine, although it is more common to say el azúcar


I am going to buy bread, butter, sugar and fruit

Voy a comprar pan, mantequilla, azúcar y fruta

butter - la mantequilla


Are you going to put a bit of sugar in your coffee?

¿Vas a poner un poco de azúcar en tu café?

a bit - un poco. Note that in order to say "a very little bit" you can use the diminutive of poco, which is poquito


Esteban does not want to add cheese to his eggs

Esteban no quiere agregar queso a sus huevos

to add - agregar, añadir


The beans do not have salt; are you going to add a tiny bit?

Los frijoles no tienen sal; ¿vas a agregar un poquito?

salt - la sal


Ana wants a bit of salad with her dinner

Ana quiere un poco de ensalada con su cena

salad - la ensalada


This soup is bad; it has a lot of salt

Esta sopa está mala; tiene mucha sal

soup - la sopa


Mom is going to buy bananas and oranges

Mamá va a comprar plátanos y naranjas

banana - el plátano, el banano, la banana. Note that the use of plátano, banana or banano depends on the country. In some countries, plátano only refers to "plantains"


Do you think that Pamela is making apple or orange juice?

¿Crees que Pamela está haciendo jugo de manzana o de naranja?

apple - la manzana


Liselle and Jimena are putting cheese and tomato in the salad

Liselle y Jimena están poniendo queso y tomate en la ensalada

tomato - el tomate


My sister and I are going to the supermarket; do you want to go with us?

Mi hermana y yo vamos a ir al supermercado; ¿quieres ir con nosotras?

supermarket - el supermercardo, el super


Beatriz and Alberto are going to cook dinner

Beatriz y Alberto van a cocinar la cena

to cook - cocinar


Where is Teresa? Is she cooking in the kitchen?

¿Dónde está Teresa? ¿Está cocinando en la cocina?

kitchen - la cocina


We want some potatoes with our meat and vegetables

Queremos unas papas con nuestra carne y verduras

potato - la papa. Note that diference between el papá ("dad") and la papa ("potato" ). Also, be sure to use the feminine article for potato; el papa means "the Pope"!


You are going to buy a dozen bananas, right?

Vas a comprar una docena de plátanos, ¿verdad?

a dozen - una docena


We are on our way to your house; where are you?

Vamos en camino a tu casa; ¿dónde estás?

way (direction) - el camino. En camino means "on the way"


I don't like his way of cooking

No me gusta su manera de cocinar

way (manner) - la manera, el modo


How good your soup is! / Your soup is so good!

¡Qué rica está tu sopa!

rich, good (food) - rico. Note that when talking about food, rico means "good", "delicious" or "rich". It is more common than simply saying bueno


Your cake tastes very good

Tu pastel sabe muy rico

to taste (food) - saber. Note that the verb saber can mean both "to know" and "to taste", depending on context


It tastes like chicken

Sabe a pollo

to taste like - saber a


Are these vegetables rotten?

¿Están podridas estas verduras?

rotten - podrido


It smells like rotten eggs

Huele a huevos podridos

to smell like - oler a. Note the -o -> -ue stem change, and the addition of h


Jorge wants half an apple

Jorge quiere media manzana

half - medio. Note that medio is used as an adjective and must agree with the gender and number of the noun that it describes


Andrés wants one half of the apple

Andrés quiere la mitad de la manzana

middle, half of - la mitad


No, I only want half

No, sólo quiero la mitad

only - sólo. Note that sólo is short for solamente


My uncle is sad because he is always alone

Mi tío está triste porque siempre está solo

alone - solo. Note the difference between sólo "only" and solo "alone"


What is the difference between the words sólo and solo?

  • sólo means "only"
  • solo means "alone"



José is always half-drunk when we go to his house

José siempre está medio borracho cuando vamos a su casa

drunk - borracho


My mom wants half a kilogram of apples

Mi mamá quiere medio kilo de manzanas

kilogram - kilo. Note that in Spanish-speaking countries things are measured in kilograms, not pounds


The apple measures four and a half inches

La manzana mide cuatro pulgadas y media

inch - una pulgada. However, in Spanish-speaking countries, the metric system of measurements is used


How many centimeters does this plate measure?

¿Cuántos centímetros mide este plato?

centimeter - un centímetro


What is the height of this building?

¿Cuál es la altura de este edificio?

height - la altura


Maricarmen is very tall; she is almost six feet tall

Maricarmen es muy alta; ella mide casi seis pies de altura

foot (measurement) - un pie


I am very short; I measure one meter and fifty-six centimetres

Yo soy muy baja; mido un metro y cincuenta y seis centímetros

meter - un metro


This meat doesn't cost anything; I am going to buy a lot

Esta carne no cuesta nada; voy a comprar mucha

to cost - costar. Note that costar changes base from -o to -ue in the present tense


These apples cost two dollars per kilogram

Estas manzanas cuestan dos dólares el kilo

per - el, la. Note that the English word "per" can be expressed by simply using the definite article el or la


Are you going to eat breakfast with the family?

¿Vas a desayunar con la familia?

to eat breakfast - desayunar. Desayunar is conjugated like any -ar verb.


We eat breakfast together every morning

Desayunamos juntos cada mañana

together - juntos / juntas