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"Desde entonces" is an adverb which is often translated as "since then", and "gente" is a noun which is often translated as "people". Learn more about the difference between "desde entonces" and "gente" below.
desde entonces(
dehs
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deh
 
ehn
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tohn
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sehs
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. since then
Ana dejó la editorial hace cinco años y, desde entonces, trabaja como autónoma.Ana left the publishing house five years ago, and since then she's been freelancing.
b. since
Me fui a vivir a Madrid en 1985 y no he vuelto a Sevilla desde entonces.I moved to Madrid in 1985, and haven't been back to Seville since.
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gente(
hehn
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teh
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (persons)
a. people
Había muy poca gente en la inauguración de la galería.There were very few people at the gallery opening.
2. (person)
a. person
El nuevo capataz es muy buena gente.The new foreman is a good person.
3. (associated persons)
a. team
Cada uno de nosotros llevará a su gente a la reunión.Each one of us will bring our team to the meeting.
4. (relative)
a. family
Voy a pasar las fiestas en el pueblo con mi gente.I'm going to spend the holidays in the village with my family.
b. folks
Mi gente es del norte.My folks are from the north.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (respectable)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. decent
Es una familia muy gente.They are a very decent family.
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