Spanish word of the day: ‘Hombre’

Spanish word of the day: 'Hombre'
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You know what it means, but do you know how to use it?

You'll probably recognise this word as meaning man, but it is also used in other ways, and as always, we're here to help you understand exactly how to use it in context.


 Let's see some examples of how to use it:


  • Su marido es un hombre excepcional.

              Her husband is an exceptional man.


  • ¡Hombre! ¡Cuanto tiempo! 

            Dude, long  time!


  • El hombre es un animal racional

               Humans  are rational beings.


  • Pablo ya está hecho un hombre. ¡Cómo pasa el tiempo!

           Pablo has become a man. Time flies!


  • Carlos es un hombre de negocios, siempre está viajando.

               Carlos is a business man, he is always travelling.


  • Juan es un hombre de mundo, ha visitado y vivido en más de 10 países.

              Juan is a man of the world, he's visited and lived in more than 10 countries.




Check out our other word of the day posts

This word of the day has been contributed by LAE Madrid, the leading Spanish academy in Madrid. Accredited by the Insitituto Cervantes, it offers Spanish courses for all levels and also has Spanish classes for kids and families.

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