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"Is there" is a phrase which is often translated as "hay", and "anyone" is a pronoun which is often translated as "cualquiera". Learn more about the difference between "is there" and "anyone" below.
is there(
ihz
 
thehr
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (question of the existence of something)
a. hay
Is there a Chinese restaurant in this city?¿Hay un restaurant chino en esta ciudad?
2. (location of an object or place)
a. está allí (nearby)
Sir, are you looking for your dog? I think he is there.Señor, ¿está buscando su perro? Creo que está allí.
b. está allá (far away)
The only canoe I've seen is there on the other side of the river.La única canoa que he visto está allá al otro lado del río.
3. (location of an event)
a. es allí (nearby)
Are you looking for the party? It is there on the corner.¿Buscas la fiesta? Es allí en la esquina.
b. es allá (far away)
Have you ever been to Paris? My next concert is there.¿Alguna vez has ido a París? Mi próximo concierto es allá.
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anyone(
eh
-
ni
-
wuhn
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
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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