Estar

Location and temporary state of being

How are you?

 

I am very well, thanks.

 

Where are you located?

 

Iím at home.

 

Physical states

so Ė so

 

weak

 

in pain

 

drunk

 

unharmed

 

dizzy

 

pale

 

tired

 

awake

 

asleep

 

sick

 

clean

 

busy

 

sober

 

Mental states

bored

 

kind, amiable

 

friendly

 

unpleasant

 

stunned

 

good, kind

 

jealous

 

content

 

full of life

 

happy

 

disgusted

 

mature, wise

 

nervioso

 

calmed

 

affectionate

 

ambitious

 

anxious

 

pleasant, gentle

 

avergonzado

 

loving

 

funny

 

difficult

 

angry

 

generous

 

crazy

 

annoyed

 

worried

 

fearful

 

Locations

on the right side

 

to the right of

 

on the left side

 

to the left of

 

at/in the back of

 

to the side, next to

 

downstairs

 

upstairs

 

inside

 

outside

 

close to

 

far from

 

under

 

over, on top of

 

in the back

 

in front of

 

behind

 

in front (facing)

 

The children are outside.

 

The gas station is on the right hand side.

 

Celso is behind his friend in line.

 

I live in front of/facing a church.

 

Ricardo walks in front of me.

 

The store is far from the bank.

 

The car is in back.

 

They keys are on top of the table.

 

Cesar works close to his home.

 

The present is beneath the tree.

 

Situational prepositions with estar

I am with the wireless telephone.

 

I am with my parents.

 

He is with god.

 

She is with the democrats.

 

I am hot.

 

I am feverish.

 

They have the flu.

 

We are hungry.

 

Are you thirsty?

 

I am embarrassed.

 

I am leaning against the wall.

 

They are against the war.

 

We are in opposition to socialism.

 

I am lying on my back.

 

Itís in fashion.

 

We are standing (on our feet).

 

They are on vacation.

 

We are in agreement.

 

Iím on the way back.

 

I am currently acting as a professor.

 

You are in luck.

 

I am between two people.

 

You are among friends.

 

They are trapped (between a sword and wall).

 

I am undecided (between yes and no).

 

I am about to arrive at home.

 

We are about to go to the store.

 

He is generally open to politics.

 

I am in favor of the president.

 

We are for human right.

 

I am in favor of going to the movies.

 

He is about to leave the house.

 

They are going to go to the store.

 

I am without money.

 

We are without sleep.