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"Anyone" is a pronoun which is often translated as "cualquiera", and "nobody" is a pronoun which is often translated as "nadie". Learn more about the difference between "anyone" and "nobody" below.
anyone(
eh
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ni
-
wuhn
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
pronoun
1. (no matter who)
a. cualquiera
Anyone who wants to apply for the position must have a PhD.Cualquiera que quiera postularse para el puesto debe tener el doctorado.
2. (in negative clauses)
a. nadie
I didn't want anyone to interrupt me during the meeting.No quería que nadie me interrumpiera durante la reunión.
3. (in questions)
a. alguien
Is anyone going to go to the Halloween party?¿Alguien va a ir a la fiesta de Halloween?
4. (any person)
a. alguien
If anyone wants a free ticket, feel free to send me an e-mail.Si alguien quiere una entrada gratis, que me mande un correo electrónico.
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nobody(
no
-
buh
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di
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
pronoun
1. (no one)
a. nadie
Nobody went to class yesterday.Nadie fue a clase ayer.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (loser)
a. el don nadie
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la doña nadie
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
You shouldn't be friends with him, he's a nobody!No deberías ser su amigo, ¡es un don nadie!
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