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"Ustedes" is a pronoun which is often translated as "you", and "antes de" is an adverb which is often translated as "before". Learn more about the difference between "ustedes" and "antes de" below.
ustedes(
oos
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tehd
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ehs
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A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (second person plural)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. you
¿Ustedes van a venir a la boda también?Are you coming to the wedding as well?
2.
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 plural)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. you
Ustedes pueden dejar sus chaquetas en el vestuario y seguirme al comedor.You may leave your jackets in the coatroom and follow me to the dining room.
usted
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
3.
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. you
¿Me permite usted que le sujete la puerta?May I hold the door for you?
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antes de(
ahn
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tehs
 
deh
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (indicating place)
a. before
Perdón, señor. Estaba antes de usted en la fila.Excuse me, sir. I was before you in the line.
2. (indicating time)
a. before
Tienes que sacar el permiso de aprendizaje antes de poder conducir.You need to get a learner's permit before being able to drive.
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