Spanish Grammar Guide

Spanish adjectives for physical appearance

Alto/bajo – tall/short
Gordo/delgado – fat/slim
Fuerte (N)/débil (N) – strong/weak
Guapo (for people only) – handsome/pretty
Feo – ugly
Bonito beautiful (for people or things)
Hermoso beautiful (for people or things)
Joven (N) – young
Viejo – old

The adverbs we use for these adjectives are:

Muy – very
Un poco – a little

N = Neutral

For physical characteristics, we usually use ser (even if they change sometimes).

Juan es un poco gordo.

María es muy hermosa.

Yo soy alto y fuerte.

Nosotros somos jóvenes y delgados.

Pablo es joven y guapo.

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