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What is the difference between "somos" and "son?" They both mean "are" but my teacher uses them seperately, so how would you know how to put "son" or "somos" in a sentence?

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Son = they are

Somos = we are

Both come from conjugating the verb "ser."


Ellos son altos (They are tall)

Somos estadounidenses (We are from the U.S.A.)

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Hi, For example:

Todos somos buenos muchachos. "All are god guy's"

Ellos son buenos muchachos. "Their are god gu's"

Espero haber escrito bien, aunque la idea es esa dijo el "Chapulin colorado" jajaja

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