Spanish/Expressions/Tener

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Tener __ años[edit]

Tener __ años — To be __ years old

Examples[edit]

  • Tengo cuarenta años.
I am forty years old.

Tener ganas de[edit]

Tener ganas de — To want to; to feel like
Conjugate tener, add "ganas de" and the infinitive of the action verb.
Note: The verb "ganar" means to earn, to win, or to gain.

Examples[edit]

  • Tengo ganas de ir al parque.
I feel like going to the park.
  • ¿Tienes ganas de bailar?
Do you feel like dancing?

Tener lugar[edit]

Tener lugar — To take place

Tener que[edit]

Tener que — To have to

Examples[edit]

  • Tengo que cortar el césped.
I have to cut the grass.

Tener un bebé[edit]

Tener un bebé — To have a baby
Tener un niño — To have a baby boy
Tener una niña — To have a baby girl