Here is a list of verbs which refer to actions of our daily routine, followed by some sentences that serve as examples.

It is important to notice that many (most, actually) of these verbs are reflexive verbs. You can recognize them because they have the particle “se” attached to the infinitive of the verb.

The bed

Acostarseto go to bed (or to lie down)
Despertarseto wake up
Dormirseto fall asleep
Hacer la camato make the bed
Irse a la camato go to bed
Levantarseto get up
Poner una alarmato set up an alarm

 

Corporal hygiene

Bañarseto take a bath
Ducharseto shower
Lavarse la carato wash one’s face
Lavarse las manosto wash one’s hands
Lavarse los dientesto wash one’s teeth

 

Clothing / hair / beauty

Afeitarseto shave
Desvestirseto get undressed
Maquillarseto put makeup
Peinarseto comb one’s hair
Perfumarseto put perfume on
Ponerse el sombreroto put on the hat
Ponerse la ropato put on the clothes
Quitarse la chaquetato take out the jacket
Quitarse la ropato take out the clothes
Vestirseto get dressed

 

Food

Almorzarto have lunch
Cenarto have dinner
Cocinarto cook
Comerto eat (in general)
Desayunarto have breakfast
Merendarto have an afternoon snack
Preparar el desayunoto prepare breakfast

 

Going to places

Hacer la comprato do the shopping
Irse a casato go home
Ir a la escuela / Ir al colegioto go to school
Irse al trabajoto go to work
Salir de casato leave home
Salir del trabajoto get off work

 

Fun

Dar una vuelta / Dar un paseoto go for a stroll
Escuchar la radioto listen to the radio
Escuchar músicato listen to music
Ir a tomar algoto go out for a drink
Ir de comprasto go shopping
Quedar con los amigosto meet friends
Salirto go out
Ver la teleto watch TV

 

Some sentences

¡Levántate, vas a llegar tarde al cole! = Get up, you’re going to be late to school!

Estoy cansado, me voy a la cama. = I’m tired, I’m going to bed.

A las 7 me levanto. Luego me ducho y desayuno cereales. = I get up at 7. Then I take a shower and have cereals for breakfast.

¿Quieres quedar esta tarde? ¿A qué hora sales del trabajo? = Do you wanna meet this afternoon/evening? What time do you get off work?

Odio afeitarme porque tengo la piel muy sensible. = I hate to shave because I have very sensitive skin.

¡Ponte ropa de abrigo! Hoy va a hacer mucho frío. = Put on warm clothes! It’s gonna be very cold today.

¿Te quitas los zapatos cuando entras en tu casa? = Do you take out your shoes when you get into your home?

 

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