What do you say when you meet that special Spanish-speaking person and you discover you’re falling in love? How do you tell them how you feel? Or find out if they love you too?
How do you ask someone out on a date? And how do you explain to someone that you just want to be friends or you won’t be seeing them again?
Te quiero. vs. Te amo.
- Te quiero (which can be literally translated as I want you) is the most common of these two phrases. You can use it with family members, pets, friends, or significant others.
- Te amo is reserved for your media naranja (your other half or special someone). It is normally only used to profess romantic love.
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Other phrases that express love and affection include the following: