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"Ustedes" is a pronoun which is often translated as "you", and "verdad" is a noun which is often translated as "truth". Learn more about the difference between "ustedes" and "verdad" below.
ustedes(
oos
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tehd
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ehs
)
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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verdad(
behr
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dahd
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (veracity)
a. truth
Te estoy diciendo la verdad y nada más que la verdad.I'm telling you the truth and nothing but the truth.
2. (reality)
a. truth
La verdad es que nunca me quiero casar.The truth is that I don't ever want to get married.
b. fact
Es una verdad aterradora que hayan ejecutado a muchos inocentes.It is a terrifying fact that many innocent people have been executed.
3. (in tag questions)
a. right
Vienes a la fiesta, ¿verdad?You're coming to the party, right?
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Invitamos nosotros, ¿verdad?We're paying, aren't we?
Te gusta Marta, ¿verdad?You like Marta, don't you?
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