🇬🇧 en pt 🇵🇹

be verb

  /bi/ , /biː/
  • used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it
  • used to indicate that the subject and object are the same
  • used to indicate that the subject has the qualities described by a noun or noun phrase
  • used to indicate that the subject plays the role of the predicate nominal
  • occur, take place
  • used to form the passive voice
  • used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same
ser, estar
  • occupy a place
  • elliptical form of "be here", or similar
  • used to form the continuous forms of various tenses
  • (archaic) used to form the perfect aspect with certain intransitive verbs
estar, ser
  • exist
ser, existir, haver, estar
  • used to indicate weather, air quality, or the like
estar, fazer, ser
  • have a certain age
ter, estar
ser, ter
  • used to link a subject to a count or measurement
ter, ser

being noun

  /ˈbiɪŋ/ , /ˈbiːɪŋ/
  • a living creature
ser, criatura
  • the state or fact of existence

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