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Por con el significado de todavía no

October 19 - 25, 2014

Podemos usar la expresion formada por el verbo estar + por + infinitivo para expresar acciones que todavía no se han realizado:

La comida está por hacer.
La maleta está por preparar.

We can use estar +  por + infinitive to express an action that has not been performed yet:

The food is to be cooked (The food needs to be cooked)
The suitcase is to be made (The suitcase needs to be packed)

La comida todavía no está hecha.
La maleta todavía no está preparada.

These expressions are equivalent to the following negative sentences:

The food hasn’t been cooked yet
The suitcase hasn’t been packed yet

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