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to have to do something . . . when dealing with the impersonal

haber de infinitivo, haber que infinitivo

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(used to express obligation)

1a). to have to

haber de infinitivo, haber que infinitivo

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Time is pressing on. We have to make a decision as soon as possible.

El tiempo apremia. Hemos de tomar una decisión lo antes posible.

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1b) to must
You must send your application today because it's the deadline. (because the term ends)

Has de enviar la solicitud hoy porque acaba el plazo.

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1c) no direct translation
That is something you should discover for yourself.

Eso es algo que has de descubrir por ti misma/o.

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1a) to must
The game must have finished by now.
The match must be over already.

El partido ha de haber acabado ya.

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1b) no direct translation
He's very stubborn, but there has to be a way of persuading him.

Es muy tozudo,---- pero --- ha de haber ---- una forma
(He is stubborn) --- (but) --- (there must be) --- (a way)

de ---- convencerlo.
(to) --- (convince) (him)

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I think there must be at least 500 people inside here.

Yo creo que ha de haber al menos 500 personas aquí dentro.

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3. (to exist)
Is there a bookshop? - No, this is a very small village and there's no such thing.

¿Hay alguna librería? - No, este es un pueblo muy pequeño y no hay de eso.

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to be . . . when dealing with locations or conditions

estar

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to be on the verge of doing something

estar por infinitivo

12

to be about to do something

estar a punto de infinitivo

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You look like you're about to cry.

Pareces estar a punto de llorar.

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The house seemed (as if it was -- Imperfect Tense) about to collapse at any moment.

La casa parecía estar a punto de colapsar en cualquier momento.

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(to jam up)
a. to bring to a standstill
The demonstration brought the traffic downtown to a standstill.

(to jam up)
colapsar
La manifestación colapsó el tráfico en el centro.

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to bring to a halt
The snow brought traffic to a halt.

to bring to a halt
La nieve colapsó la circulación.

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to block, to stop
A fallen tree blocked the street.

Un árbol caído colapsó la calle.

18

to paralyse (United Kingdom)
A broken-down truck paralysed traffic on route 13.

Un camión que se averió colapsó el tráfico en la ruta 13.
Averiar to damage
Averiarse -- to break down

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to collapse
The markets collapsed and the currency depreciated.

Los mercados colapsaron y la moneda se depreció.

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to be about to
We were (Imp Tense) about to order some pizza. Would you like some?

Estábamos a punto de pedir unas pizzas. ¿Tú quieres?

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b. to be on the point of
Natalia was on the point of saying something important when the telephone rang.

Natalia estaba a punto de decir algo importante cuando sonó el teléfono.

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c. to be nearly
Quite a few banks are nearly bankrupt.

Unos cuantos bancos están a punto de quebrar.

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d. to be almost
The mother wouldn't stop shouting at the kid, who was almost crying.

La madre no paraba de gritar al niño, que estaba a punto de echarse a llorar.

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to have; to have property, to have years, to have a state of being

tener

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as soon as possible

lo antes posible

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Time is pressing/short

El tiempo apremia.

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at any time

en cualquier momento.

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(to cause damage)
a. to damage
The torpedo damaged the ship, but didn't sink it.

averiar

El torpedo averió el barco, pero no lo hundió.

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to break down

averiarse

30

finished

acabado

31

delivery time

to deliver

el plazo de entrega // el tiempo de entrega

entregar

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there is no such thing

no hay de eso.

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Quite a few (anything) e,g, banks

unos cuantos (algo) bancos

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she broke down and cried

ella se averió y llorar