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identity of the subject (person, thing, or event)

ser

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someone's occupation or profession

ser

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essential or inherent qualities not likely to change (nationality, moral attributes, religion)

ser

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characteristics of physical appearance and personality

ser

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relationships

ser

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time

ser

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place and date of an event

ser

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origin, possession, and the materials objects are made of, with the preposition "de"

ser

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quantity and price

ser

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with the passive voice construction "ser" + participle + "por"

ser

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with impersonal expressions

ser

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location (permanent, temporary, short term, real, imaginary)

estar

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temporary physical conditions

estar

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temporary mental conditions and moods

estar

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temporary traits or qualities

estar

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temporary situation with the preposition "de"

estar

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with the -and0, -iendo forms or the gerundio in the present progressive construction

estar

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estar a + date (translation)

"to be a certain date"

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estar a punto de + infinitive (translation)

"to be just about to"

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estar de acuerdo (con) (translation)

"to agree with"

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estar para + infinitive (translation)

"to be about to"

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estar por + a noun (translation)

"to be in favor of"

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estar conforme (con) (translation)

"to agree, be in agreement (with)"

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estar de vacaciones (translation)

"to be on vacation"

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estar de vuelta (translation)

"to be back"