usesofestar - Estar is used to express geographic or...

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Estar is used to express geographic or physical locations. ¿Dónde estás ? Where are you? Estoy en el laboratorio. I'm in the laboratory. ¿Dónde está Chile? Where's Chile? Chile está en América del Sur. Chile is in South America. Note: The one exception to this rule is that ser is used to tell where an event is taking place . (La fiesta es en mi casa.) Estar is used with adjectives to express a state or condition ("how" something is). ¿Cómo está la sopa? How's the soup? La sopa está fría. The soup is cold. ¿Cómo estás tú? How are you? Estoy muy bien, gracias. I am very well, thanks. Estar is used with many idiomatic expressions. These are just a few.
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course SPANISH 108 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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