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Learn Spanish Expressions with Spanish Verb Tener
 

The Spanish verb Tener means to have, but there are many Spanish expressions that are formed with Tener. Here are some of them.

tener ángel/mal ángel to be charming or to lack charm
tener buena/mala estrella to be lucky/unlucky
tener calor to be warm
tener frío to be cold
tener corazón de piedra to be cold-hearted
tener cuidado to be careful
tener dolor de ... (cabeza) to have a ... headache
tener en la puta de la lengua to have (something) on the tip of one's toungue
tener éxito to be successful
tener ganas de to feel like
tener hambre to be hungry
tener sed to be thirsty
tener inconveniente to mind, object to
tener la culpa de to be blamed for, to be guilty of
tener la palabra to have the floor
tener la razón de su parte to be in the right
tenre líos to have difficulties
tener los huesos molidos to be exhausted
tener los nervios de punta to have one's nerves on the edge
tener lugar to take place
tener madera para to be cut out for (something), to be made for
tener mala cara to look bad
tener malas pulgas to be short-tempered
tener miedo de to be afraid of (something/someone)
tener mundo to be sophisticated
tener ojo de buen cubero to have an accurate eye
tener ojos de lince to have eyes like a hawk
tener palabra to keep one's word
tener por to consider (someone) to be
tener prisa to be in a hurry
tener que ver con to have to do with
tener rázon to be right
no tener razón to be wrong
tener sueño to be sleepy
tener suerte to be lucky
tener un disgusto to have a falling out
tener vergüenza to be ashamed of (something/someone)
no tener arreglo to not be able to be helped
no tener donde caerse muerto to not have a penny to one's name
no tener nombre to be unspeakable
no tener pelo de tonto to be nobody's fool
no tener pelos en la lengua to be very outspoken
no tener pies ni cabeza to not make any sense
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