Hacer Expressions

Hacer - to do, to make
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The Spanish verb hacer, “to make” or “to do,” is found in many essential and idiomatic expressions, including to to be hot, to pay attention, and to run an errand. Learn these and dozens of other Spanish expressions featuring hacer.

Hacer translations

Hacer expressions

hacer amigos   to make friends
hacer una broma   to play a joke (on someone)
hacer buenas migas   to hit it off with someone
hacer caso de   to pay attention to
hacer daño a   to harm someone/something
hacer de   to act as
hacer de las suyas   to be up to one's old tricks
hacer época   to attract attention
hacer juego   to match
hacer la maleta   to pack one's suitcase
hacer el malo   to play the bad guy
hacer las paces   to make peace
hacer un papel   to play a role
hacer pedazos   to smash, break into pieces
hacer por hacer   to do for the sake of doing
hacer una pregunta   to ask a question
hacer un recado   to run an errand
hacer sombra   to provide shade
hacer su agosto   to make a killing
hacer un viaje   to take a trip
hacer una visita   to pay a visit
hacer la vista gorda   to turn a blind eye
    
hacerle la barba   to shave someone
hacerle falta   to need
    
hacerse   to become
hacerse daño   to hurt oneself
hacerse tarde   to be getting late
hacérsele agua la boca   to make someone's mouth water
    
desde hace ___ años/días   for ___ years/days
hace ___ años/días   ___ years/days ago
hace un poco   a little while ago
Haga lo que quiera.   Do what you like.
¿Qué le vamos a hacer?   What can we do about it?
La ha hecho buena.   A fine mess he's made of it.

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