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Sentence

Llevo dos años aprendiendo alemán.

Pronunciation

pronunciation

Translation

I've been learning German for two years.

Notes

La expresión Llevar + Gerundio expresa que el sujeto ha estado realizando la acción del verbo en Gerundio durante un determinado periodo de tiempo.



Analysis


llevo
     1. v. first-person singular present indicative of llevar
     llevar
          1. v. to take, to carry, to take away, to carry away, to carry around, to bring, to bear, to lug (implies to move something further from who speaks)
          2. v. to take, to take out (implies moving someone further from the speaker)
          3. v. (indtr, a, intr=1) to lead, to lead to, to drive, to drive to
          4. v. to have spent time, have been
          5. v. to wear (ellipsis of the more formal llevar puesto)
          6. v. to have, include (have as a component, part, accessory or ingredient)
          7. v. to give a lift, to give a ride
          8. v. (colloquial) to hold up, to be doing, to cope
          9. v. to wear
          10. v. (informal) to be in, to be fashionable
dos
     1. num. two
     2. n. plural of do
     do
          1. n-m. do (musical note)
          2. n-m. C (musical note or key)
          3. adv. (obsolete) where
          4. pron. (obsolete) where
años
     1. n. plural of año
     año
          1. n-m. year
          2. n-m. (a certain) age
aprendiendo
     1. v. gerund of aprender
     aprender
          1. v. to learn (to acquire, or attempt to acquire knowledge or an ability to do something)
          2. v. to teach
alemán
     1. adj. German (relating to Germany or to the German language)
     2. n-m. German (inhabitant of Germany or person of German descent)
     3. n-m. German (language)




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