Ser v Estar
To Be or (not) To Be
Ser v Estar both mean "to be;" however, they are used in different situations. Ser is generally used for more permanent descriptions, while estar is used for those that are more temporary.
Uses of Ser
Ser is used for...
USES OF ESTAR
Estar is used for...
Location (of people or objects)
Ser vs Estar - Using Both with a change in Meaning (intermediate)