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"De dónde son" is a phrase which is often translated as "where are they from", and "¿Y usted?" is a phrase which is often translated as "And you?". Learn more about the difference between "de dónde son" and "¿Y usted?" below.
de dónde son(
deh
 
dohn
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deh
 
sohn
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (in questions)
a. where are they from
Esperamos a varios invitados al congreso. - ¿A cuántos esperan y de dónde son?We expect several guests at the conference. - How many do you expect and where are they from?
2. (in statements)
a. where they're from
¡Qué lindos caracoles! Dime de dónde son.Those shells are lovely! Tell me where they're from.
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¿Y usted?(
ee
 
oos
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tehd
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(second person singular)
a. And you?
Hola, ¿cómo está? - Muy bien. ¿Y usted?Hello, how are you? - I'm well. And you?
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