Different uses of sobrar

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Different uses of sobrar

Which of the options in the lesson plan on "Spanish verb sobrar: different menaings" does this answer fit into:

¿Te sobra algún bolígrafo o los has repartido todos?.

Asked 2 years ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Ama

That sentence could be linked to one or two of the meanings we explain in the lesson:

Sobrar: There is/are too many/much of something

To express that there is an excess of something

or also some connection to:

Sobrar: to be left over

When we want to express that something is left over, that something remains

So, to expand a bit on this I'd say that when you ask someone with ¿Te sobra.../ te sobran...? what we mean is "Do you have too many of .... and have spare ones?"

It is a bit implicit in the meaning of "sobrar" in this case.

Saludos

Inma

 

MarcosC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

I would translate it as, "Do you have a pen left or have you given them all out?"  So it would fall into tje category "to be left over/to remain".

Different uses of sobrar

Which of the options in the lesson plan on "Spanish verb sobrar: different menaings" does this answer fit into:

¿Te sobra algún bolígrafo o los has repartido todos?.

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