Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Sunday March 11, 2012
Pesar is the word you use when physically weighing something — or someone — on scales (la balanza).
El frutero pesó las uvas.
The grocer weighed the grapes.
Creo que he engordado, tengo que pesarme.
I think I’ve put on some weight, I need to weigh myself.
Pesar is also a useful word, like medir, for describing people physically:
How much do you weigh?
Peso 90 kilos.
I weigh 200 pounds.
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