Idiomatic Expressions: ir, llegar, ponerse, tener

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taken from Abriendo Paso, pp. 423-424

ir al centro

to go downtown

ir de compras

to go shopping

ir de tiendas

to go shopping

llegar a tiempo

to be on time

llegar tarde

to be late

llegar temprano

to be early

llegar a ser

to become (goal achieved over time)

ponerse de acuerdo

to agree, to come to an agreement

ponerse de pie

to stand

ponerse de rodillas

to kneel

tener buena/mala cara

to look good/bad

tener calma

to be calm

tener celos

to be jealous

tener cuidado

to be careful

tener deseos de

to feel like

tener dolor de (garganta, cabeza, etc.)

to have a sore (throat, headache, etc.)

tener envidia

to be envious

tener éxito

to be successful

tener ganas de

to feel like

tener mucho gusto en

to be pleased to

tener en cuenta

to take into account

tener la culpa

to be to blame, to be one's fault

tener la palabra

to have the floor

tener lástima de

to feel sorry for

tener lugar

to take place

tener miedo

to be afraid

tener presente

to keep in mind, to take into account

tener prisa

to be in a hurry

tener que ver con

to have to do with

(no) tener razón

to be right (wrong)

tener vergüenza

to be ashamed/embarrassed

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