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El Verbo Gustar

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 (emphasize) +  who + Gustar + What 

Gustar
Learning the verb “Gustar” in Spanish

Ejemplo:

Me gusta caminar or no me gusta caminar.
If I want to make sure people understand who is the person who likes to walk, you can clarify by saying “a mí.”

A mí me gusta caminar.
The “Who” in this case is “ME” and it’s always going to be part of the statement. The “A mí” is optional, but used for clarification.

To make a negative statement, place “NO” before “ME.”

NO me gusta caminar.
(A mí) no me gusta caminar.

Gustar only has 2 conjugations:  Gusta and Gustan.

Use “GUSTAN” with plural nouns. Ej: “los perros, las frutas, etc.

Use “Gusta” in all other instances.

Other verbs that work like “GUSTAR”

 Apetecer: to feel like doing or eating something.

Ej:      Me apetece una paella.  (I feel like a paella.)

Fascinar and encantar: to be fascinating or to love something. (to express love to a person use “amar.”)

Ej:      Me fascina el color azul. (I love the blue color.)
Me encanta la naturaleza. (I love nature.)
 
Importar:  to be important / to matter.

Ej:      Me importa aprender español. (learning Spanish is important to me.)

 Caer bien (mal): to like or dislike.

 Ej:      Me cae bien el profesor. (I like the teacher.)

Interesar: to be interested in something or someone.

Ej:      Me interesa aprender español. (I’m interested in learning Spanish.)
Me interesa conocer a Pedro. (I’m interested in meeting Pablo.)

 Molestar: to be annoying.

Ej:      Me molesta la música alta. (I don’t like loud music.)
Me molesta esa chica.  (that girl is annoying.)

Parecer: to resemble, but also to think as to give an opinion

Ej:      Me parezco a mi padre.  (I look like my father.)
Me parece que va a llover. (I think it’s going to rain.)

 Doler: to hurt, to have a physical or emotional pain.

Ej:      Me duele la cabeza. (my head hurts. I have headache.)
Me duele el alma. (My soul hurts.)

Quedar bien or mal: to fit well or bad.

Ej:      El vestido te queda muy bonito. (the dress looks beautiful on you.)

Faltar: To lack  / miss / need something.

Ej:      Me falta el dinero para viajar (I lack money / I don’t have money to travel.)

 Volver loco (a): To drive someone crazy.

Ej:      El me vuelve loco. (He drives me crazy.)
El calor me vuelve loca. (the hot weather / the heat drives me crazy.)

There are many other verbs that work like “gustar,”

PREGUNTAS:

 Te gusta el invierno? (Do you like winter?) (15)
Sí, me gusta.
No, no me gusta.
Si, a mí me gusta.
No, a mí no me gusta.

Te gustan las estaciones? (Do you like the seasons?)
Si, me gustan.
No, no me gustan.
Si, a mí me gustan.
No, a mí no me gustan.

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Me gusta mucho la explicacion. Gracias.