parece mentira

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Literally, "it seems like a lie".

PhraseEdit

parece mentira

  1. it's hard to believe
    Parece mentira que tus tíos se hayan divorciado.
    It's hard to believe that your aunt and uncle have divorced.
    Parece mentira que el concierto sea divertido.
    It's hard to believe/It seems like a lie that the concert would be fun.
    Parece mentira que la cantante se haya subido una nave espacial.
    It's hard to believe/It seems like a lie that the singer has gotten on a spacecraft.

Usage notesEdit

Usually used as "parece mentira que + subjunctive" because it expresses doubt.

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