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Impersonal Statements

We use impersonal expressions when we don’t want to personalize a situation, and we speak in a general sense to send a somewhat persuasive message. For example, instead of personalizing the situation and obligating ourselves by saying, "I have to study," we can use the third person and say, "I think it’s important to study."

Impersonal Statements

Vocabulary - Spanish

Vocabulary - English

Es importante

It's important

Es bueno

It's good

Es probable

It's probable

Es necesario

It's necessary

Es posible

It's possible

Es una lástima

It's a shame

Es una pena

It's a pain

Es fácil

It's easy

Es difícil

It's difficult

Es increíble

It's incredible

Es aconsejable

It's advisable

Es dudoso

It's doubtful

Es imposible

It's impossible

Es indispensable

It'sm indispensable

Es lógico

It's logical

Es mejor

It's better

Es menester

It's needed

Es natural

It's natural

Es necesario

It's necessary

Es normal

It's normal

Es peor

It's poor/worse

Es preciso

It's precise

Es preferible

It's preferable

Es ridículo

It's ridiculous

Es un problema

It's a problem

Es urgente

It's urgent

Más vale

It's worth more

No es cierto

It's not true

No es claro

It's not clear

No es evidente

It's not evident

No es obvio

It's not obvious

No es seguro

It's not sure

No es verdad

It's not true

No parece que

It doesn't appear that