See the gallery. Barcelona, Catalonia north-east to Spain. Breaking the fourth wall as Ferris Bueller in Ferris Bueller's Day Off to talk about himself, Marcos is a 35 year-old man who see his life turned upside down in the worst way: his 8-year relationship with Ana ends abruptly when she breaks-up with him in the same moment that Marcos makes her a marriage proposal. And as if it wasn't enough, the next day his boss fires him claiming "personnel reduction. Blackmailing his close friend and unstoppable womanizer Diego, Marcos gets a job as sports commentator in the Written by Chockys.
Choice of verb varies with context, region
If you want to tell someone you love him or her in Spanish, do you say " te amo " or " te quiero "? Any decent dictionary will tell you that either amar or querer and even some other verbs such as desear , gustar and encantar can be translated in some contexts as "to love. There's no simple answer to the question, as it depends on context as well as where in the Spanish-speaking world you are. In an appropriate context, neither te quiero nor te amo is likely to be misunderstand as a way of expressing love. But there can be some differences—some subtle, some not. But that's simply not true: The meanings of words vary with context, and in a romantic setting " Te amo " simply does not refer to wanting in the same way that a person would want a cup of coffee. Yes, querer is a verb that can be used in casual contexts, but when said in a loving relationship it can be quite powerful. Although usage can vary with locality, the fact is that querer can be used in all kinds of loving relationships as can amar , including friendship and marriage and everything in between.
Top definition. Te quiero. Literally means "I want you" in spanish, but doesn't always mean that one wants you. While in English one can change from "I like you" to "I love you", Spanish speakers usually has three transitions: 1. During class, Tom whispered "Me gusta esta nina" to his best friend while glancing at the girl in front of the class.