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  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of hacer.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of hacer.


hace (comparable)

  1. ago, has been (Note: unlike in English, hace precedes the number.)
    Él nos visitó hace tres años.
    He visited us three years ago.
    Hace un mes que no te veo.
    I haven’t seen you in a month.
    (also, the clause may come afterwards with the word que added)
    Hace dos años que no viajo a Europa.
    It has been two years since I traveled to Europe.
    Hace quince años que mis padres se casan.
    It has been fifteen years since my parents got married.

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