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"De quién" is a phrase which is often translated as "whose", and "para quien" is a phrase which is often translated as "for whom". Learn more about the difference between "de quién" and "para quien" below.
de quién(
deh
 
kyehn
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (indicating possessor)
a. whose
¿De quién son estos libros?Whose books are these?
b. to whom
¿De quién es el coche que está bloqueando el garaje?To whom does the car that's blocking the garage belong?
c. who
¿De quién son esas casas?Who owns those houses?
2. (indicating representative)
a. who
¿En nombre de quién habla usted?Who are you representing?
¿De parte de quién?Who shall I say is calling?
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para quien(
pah
-
rah
 
kyehn
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. for whom
Hoy hablamos con Luis García, un coleccionista de carros de época para quien el dinero no es un inconveniente.Today we're speaking to Luis Garcia, a vintage car collector for whom money is no object.
b. for anyone who
Para quien disfrute con los juguetes, esta tienda es un verdadero paraíso.For anyone who enjoys toys, this store is a real paradise.
c. for whoever
Siempre tenemos un micrófono a mano para quien quiera hablar.We always keep a microphone handy for whoever wants to speak.
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