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ese vs eso and esto vs. este

What is the difference between the use of the words above?

February 26, 2012

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There are 3 ways to say and spell THAT in Spanish; ESA = feminine singular e.g. Esa mujer = that woman ESE= masculine singular e.g. Ese hombre = that man ESO = THAT (neutral, neither fem or masc.) when you don’t know whether THAT is going to use the fem. or masc. spelling - like in the English question "What is THAT?” = Que’ es ESO?". The same rule applies for the English word THIS = ESTA (fem.), ESTE (masc.) ESTO (neutral). =:)

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