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Ser vs. Estar - Which one do we use?

Ser vs. Estar - Which one do we use?
Both Ser and Estar mean "to Be", but in different ways. Let's review the different uses of each verb. Ser vs. Estar A few adjectives have different meanings depending upon which form of "to Be" you use. Generally, if you use Ser, the adjective is a characteristic of the person or thing you are describing; whereas if you use Estar, it is a description of a mood or appearance. For example: You may have heard that Ser is used for things which are permanent and Estar is used for things which are temporary. Try to forget you ever heard that.

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