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expressions with tener

There are several phrases in Spanish that use tener where in English we use the verb to be.
tener (mucha) hambre
to be (very) hungry
tener (mucha) sed
to be (very) thirsty
tener (mucho) frío
to be (very) cold
tener (mucho) calor
to be (very) warm
tener (mucho) miedo
to be (very) afraid
tener (mucha) suerte
to be (very) lucky
tener (mucha) prisa
to be in a (big) hurry
tener (mucho) sueño
to be (very) sleepy, tired
tener razón
to be right
no tener razón
to be wrong