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To have in Spanish 🇪🇸

in English in Spanish S
to have tener
How to say “to have” in Spanish? “Tener”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “tener” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on to have in Spanish like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

Spanish Sentences with the Word “To have”

Spanish sentence with “tener” English translation for tener S

Quiere tener más de ocho niños

She wants to have more than eight kids

Prefiere tener más perros que gatos

She prefers to have more dogs than cats

Quiero tenerlo en mi casa.

I want to have it in my house.

Voy a tenerlo listo para ti.

I will have it ready for you.

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normal speech: te-NER

7 months ago

tener info.

Tips to remember the word ‘tener’:
1. Associate it with the phrase “to have to” as in necessity; “Tengo que estudiar” (I have to study).
2. It shares a “t” with “to have,” indicating possession.
3. Think of “tener” when discussing age, as in “¿Cuántos años tienes?” (How old are you?).

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Poseer (to possess, often used for ownership)
– Contar con (to count on, also can mean rely on but implies having)

Tener is an infinitive. Here are some of its conjugations:

Present (Presente):
– yo tengo (I have)
– tú tienes (you have)
– él/ella/usted tiene (he/she/you formal have)
– nosotros/nosotras tenemos (we have)
– vosotros/vosotras tenéis (you all informal have)
– ellos/ellas/ustedes tienen (they/you all formal have)

Imperfect (Imperfecto, past habitual):
– yo tenía (I used to have)
– tú tenías (you used to have)
– él/ella/usted tenía (he/she/you formal used to have)
– nosotros/nosotras teníamos (we used to have)
– vosotros/vosotras teníais (you all informal used to have)
– ellos/ellas/ustedes tenían (they/you all formal used to have)

Preterite (Pretérito, completed actions in past):
– yo tuve (I had)
– tú tuviste (you had)
– él/ella/usted tuvo (he/she/you formal had)
– nosotros/nosotras tuvimos (we had)
– vosotros/vosotras tuvisteis (you all informal had)
– ellos/ellas/ustedes tuvieron (they/you all formal had)

Future (Futuro):
– yo tendré (I will have)
– tú tendrás (you will have)
– él/ella/usted tendrá (he/she/you formal will have)
– nosotros/nosotras tendremos (we will have)
– vosotros/vosotras tendréis (you all informal will have)
– ellos/ellas/ustedes tendrán (they/you all formal will have)

Conditional (Condicional, would do something):
– yo tendría (I would have)
– tú tendrías (you would have)
– él/ella/usted tendría (he/she/you formal would have)
– nosotros/nosotras tendríamos (we would have)
– vosotros/vosotras tendríais (you all informal would have)
– ellos/ellas/ustedes tendrían (they/you all formal would have)

Examples in sentences:
– Tengo dos hermanos. (I have two brothers.)
– Tenías razón sobre el clima. (You were right about the weather.)
– Ella tuvo una idea genial. (She had a great idea.)
– Tendremos que tomar una decisión pronto. (We will have to make a decision soon.)
– Si tuviera más tiempo, aprendería otro idioma. (If I had more time, I would learn another language.)
– ¿Cuántos años tienes? (How old are you?)

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