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Principal Translations
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tener vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (poseer algo)have vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Su familia tiene mucho dinero.
tener vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (estar obligado)have to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  must v auxauxiliary verb: Helping verb--for example, "She is running." "It has been lost."
 Tienes que estudiar para el examen.
 You have to study for the test.
tener vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (alcanzar una edad) (age)be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Ana tiene veinte años.
 Ana is twenty years old.
tener vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (padecer una enfermedad) (illness)have vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Carlos tiene la gripe.
 Carlos has a cold.
 
Additional Translations
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tener vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (asir, sujetar)hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Ten el cable por un extremo y no lo sueltes.
 Hold the cable by the end and don't let it go.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2017:

Principal Translations
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tener algo have [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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