Lexis Rex Home

Lexis Rex - Spanish

Spanish Sentence of the Day

Sentence

Estaba lloviendo antes, entonces debes traer un paraguas.

Pronunciation


Translation

It was raining before, so you should bring an umbrella.

Notes

Entonces, en este caso, significa en tal caso y expresa una consecuencia.



Analysis


estaba
     1. v. first-person singular imperfect indicative of estar
     2. v. formal second-person singular imperfect indicative of estar
     3. v. third-person singular imperfect indicative of estar
     estar
          1. v. to be (have a (transient) location in space). Compare (m, es, ser), m, es, quedar.
          2. v. to be (Denotes a copula, in a transient fashion). Compare (m, es, ser).
          3. v. to be (Auxiliary verb for the progressive/continuous aspect) (precedes the gerund of the verb)
          4. v. to be (in the passive voice sense)
          5. v. (reflexive) To be, feel (Denotes a copula, in a transient fashion)
lloviendo
     1. v. gerund of llover
     llover
          1. v. (intransitive, impersonal) to rain
antes
     1. adv. before
     2. adv. once, formerly (in the past)
     3. adv. earlier, sooner
     4. prep. before
entonces
     1. conj. then; at that time; next.
     2. conj. then, therefore, so
debes
     1. v. informal second-person singular present indicative of deber
     deber
          1. n-m. obligation, duty
          2. n-m. debt
          3. n-m. (usually in the plural) homework
          4. v. to owe
          5. v. ought to
          6. v. to must
          7. v. (reflexive with preposition a) to be due to
          8. v. (with de and infinitive) probably or most likely do or happen something (add a degree of insecurity to the verb)
traer
     1. v. to bring
     2. v. to attract, to draw, to pull
     3. v. to bring about, to cause, to occasion
     4. v. to make (cause to be in or have a certain condition or state)
     5. v. to wear (short form of (m, es, traer puesto))
     6. v. to bring forward, to advance, to adduce
     7. v. to make, to compel, to oblige
     8. v. to persuade
     9. v. to have, to carry (in a publication, in stock)
     10. v. to include (have as a component, part, accessory or ingredient)
un
     1. adj. (before the noun) apocopic form of uno one
     2. art. a
paraguas
     1. n-m. umbrella


Review Previous Sentences


Learn
Sentence SearchFlash Cards




Spanish Main Menu
Games and Exercises
More Languages