The Spanish verb hacer, which literally means "to do" or "to make," is used impersonally to explain when something happened.
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.
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Hay is an essential Spanish expression, equivalent to the English expressions “there is” and “there are.”
The irregular Spanish verb ir, "to go," is used in a number of common expressions. Learn how to ride horseback, rush away, and get right to the point with this list of expressions with ir.
Llamar literally means "to call" in all senses of the word and is used in many Spanish expressions. Learn how to enter without knocking, summon, draw attention to, and more with this list of expressions with llamar.
Llevar literally means “to take” and is also used in various idiomatic expressions. Learn how to run a household, look like a winner, get the worst of it, and more with this list of expressions with llevar.
Meter literally means "to put," but also has a number of other meanings and is used in various idiomatic expressions. Learn how to snoop around, go full-speed, and make a fuss with this list of expressions with meter.
Oír, literally "to hear," has a few different meanings and is used in a number of common expressions. Learn how to lend an ear, prick up your ears, pay attention, and more with this list of expressions with oír.
The telephone has its own special vocabulary – here are some useful phrases to know when making or receiving phone calls in Spanish.