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idiomatic expressions with the verb tener

tener frío

to be cold

tener calor

to be hot

tener sueño

to be sleepy

tener suerte

to be lucky

tener hambre

to be hungry

tener sed

to be thirsy

tener prisa

to be in a hurry

tener # años

to be # years old

tener razón

to be right/correct

no tener razón

to be wrong/incorrect

tener miedo de

to be afraid of something

tener miedo a

to be afraid of doing something

tener celoso

to be jelous

tener éxito

to be successful

tener vergüenza

to be embarrassed

tener la culpa

to be guilty

tengo que irme

I have to go

tener la gripe

to have a cold

tener dolor

to have pain

tener ganas de

to feel like or have the desire to do something

tengo ganas de leer

I have the desire to read/I feel like reading

él tiene dolor

he is in pain

tenemos sed

we are thirsy

ellos tienen hambre

they are hungry

tengo miedo a andar en la noche

I am afraid of walking at night

ella tiene prisa

she is in a hurry!

él tiene celoso

he is jelous

tengo suerte

I am lucky

Ustedes tienen éxito

you all are successful

tenemos razón

we are right

tener cuidado

to be careful

tener que

to have to do something

tener confianza

to be confident

tener cuidado

to be careful

tener en cuenta

to take into account

él no tiene miedo nada

He's not afraid of anything.

bebo agua porque tengo sed

I drink water because i'm thirsty

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