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Tener Expressions

idiomatic expressions with the verb tener
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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