tengo / estoy-soy

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tengo / estoy-soy

please help me understand why we use tengo/tiene and not estoy-soy.

Asked 11 months ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Jookie

In Spanish we simply express our age by saying literally "I have ... years", instead of saying "I am ... years old." - Some structures don't coincide in English and Spanish and this is one of them. 

Saludos

tengo / estoy-soy

please help me understand why we use tengo/tiene and not estoy-soy.

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