acaba de llegar

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acaba de llegar(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (third person singular)
a. he's just arrived (masculine)
¿Ya está Manuel aquí? - Sí, acaba de llegar.Is Manuel already here? - Yes, he's just arrived.
b. she's just arrived (feminine)
¡Qué suerte tiene Sandra! Acaba de llegar de Londres y se va mañana a París.Isn't Sandra lucky? She's just arrived from London and is leaving for Paris tomorrow.
c. it's just arrived
¿Por qué no me dijiste que había llegado un paquete? - Porque acaba de llegar.Why didn't you tell me a parcel had arrived? - Because it's just arrived.
d. has just arrived
La abuela acaba de llegar y está muy cansada, pero, por lo demás, bien.Grandma has just arrived and she's very tired, but otherwise she's fine.
2. (second person singular)
a. you've just arrived
Acaba de llegar y ya se está quejando. Desde luego sigue siendo el mismo de siempre.You've just arrived and are already complaining. You certainly haven't changed.
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