Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Sunday December 30, 2012

mostrar, verb:
to show

Mostrar is a basic verb for to show. You often use it in the structure mostrar algo a alguien, to show somebody something.

Nos mostró el camino.
He showed us the way.

Se quitó el chaleco y le mostró la marca en el brazo.
He took off his vest and showed him the mark on his arm.

Remember that the -o of mostrar changes to -ue in the present:

Se lo muestro en seguida.
I’ll show it to you right away.

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