1. there is; pl. there are; да ~, да ~, най-много 5 години he cannot be over 5; ~ дума, че they say that; there’s talk of (c ger.). it is rumoured that; ~ една година, откакто it’s a year since, a year has passed since; ~ защо, ~ за какво there are good reasons for it; with good reason; there is every reason; ~-няма more or less; about, approximately; ~ полза от такива книги books of this kind are useful; ~ сведения news has been received, we are informed; какво ~? what’s up? what’s the matter? (за новини) what’s the news? какво ти ~? what is the matter with you? оттук дотам ~ два часа it’s a good two hours’ walk/journey from here to there;
2. (за бъдеще време с да) shall, will (c inf.); ~ да видим много зор we’ll have a hard time of it; ~ много да работиш there is a lot of work ahead of you; ~ много да чакаш you’ll have to wait long; there’s plenty of time before you; ~ много хляб да ядеш, докато much water will flow under the bridge before.