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Spanish Verb Tener
Can you get 10 out of 10?
Tomorrow I am 32 years old.
1.) Mañana 32 años.
I have to finish all my vegetables.
2.) que terminar toda la verdura.
He has not got blond hair and is 28 years old.
3.) Él no el pelo rubio y él 28 años.
I am on a diet, but I am hungry.
4.) Estoy a dieta, pero hambre.
During winter I am always cold and in summer I am always hot.
5.) Durante el invierno siempre frío y en verano siempre calor.
We have a computer but it is very old now.
6.) un ordenador pero ya está muy viejo.
You all have a lot of knowledge, but you do not share.
7.) mucho conocimiento pero no lo compartís.
They have a car, they just don't use it.
8.) coche, pero no lo usan.
I have what you have and we have what they have.
9.) lo que tú tienes y nosotros tenemos lo que ellos
I have to go.
10.) que irme.

Tener = to have

We use “TENER” to express possessions.
Eg:
Tengo muchos libros. (I have a lot of books).

We also use tener to speak about our age.
Eg:
Tengo treinta años. (I am thirty years old).

Tener is also used with some expressions.
Eg:
Tengo frío / calor. (I am cold / hot).
Tengo hambre (I am hungry).
Tengo sueño (I am sleepy).
Tengo prisa (I am in a hurry).

When describing somebody, to talk about their hair and eyes.
Eg:
Lucy tiene el pelo largo y rizado. (Lucy has got long and curly hair).
Mary tiene los ojos azules. (Mary has blue eyes).

Tener followed by “que” expresses obligation.
Eg:
Tengo que terminar los deberes. (I have to finish my homework).

To form the negative of all Spanish verbs, you simply place the word "no" in front of the verb.
Eg:
Tengo = I have, No tengo = I do not have.

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