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"Persona" is a noun which is often translated as "person", and "algunas personas" is a phrase which is often translated as "some people". Learn more about the difference between "persona" and "algunas personas" below.
persona(
pehr
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soh
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nah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (individual)
a. person
Había cientos de personas en el concierto.There were hundreds of people at the concert.
Solo damos una bebida por persona.We're only giving out one drink per person.
2. (law)
a. entity
Una empresa legalmente constituida es una persona jurídica.A lawfully established enterprise is a legal entity.
3. (grammar)
a. person
Nunca se debe escribir un ensayo profesional en primera persona.One should never write a professional essay in the first person.
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algunas personas(
ahl
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goo
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nahs
 
pehr
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soh
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nahs
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (an imprecise number of people)
a. some people (in statements)
Algunas personas pueden llegar a ser muy celosas y eso puede dañar una relación.Some people can get to be very jealous and that can harm a relationship.
b. any people (in questions)
¿Hay algunas personas que no tengan aún el calendario de vacaciones?Are there any people who don't have the vacation schedule yet?
2. (a small number of people)
a. a few people
Las puertas de la sala se acababan de abrir y solo había algunas personas delante del escenario.The doors to the venue had just opened and there were only a few people in front of the stage.
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