Ser and Estar with adjectives

# F. J. Villatoro #

Ser and Estar with adjectives

Some adjectives change their meaning when used with either "ser" or "estar".


Spanish when used with ser when used with estar
listo clever ready
malo bad ill
rico rich tasty (for food)
vivo lively alive
bueno good well (in good health)
cansado tiring (person) tired
grave serious (personality) seriously ill
verde green unripe
moreno dark-haired suntanned
pesado heavy (thing) tiresome
aburrido boring bored
seguro safe sure, certain