alguien
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alguien(
ahl
-
gyehn
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (indeterminate person)
a. someone
Alguien me dijo una vez que la vida no es justa.Someone once told me that life isn't fair.
b. somebody
Necesito que alguien me ayude.I need somebody to help me.
c. anyone (in interrogative clauses)
¿Hay alguien en casa?Is anyone home?
d. anybody (in interrogative clauses)
¿Alguien ha hecho este curso?Has anybody taken this course?
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alguien
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (alguna persona)
a. someone, somebody
2. (en interrogativas)
a. anyone, anybody
¿hay alguien ahí?is anyone there?
3. (persona de importancia)
a. somebody
se cree alguienshe thinks she's somebody (special)
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alguien
pronoun
(gen) somebody; someone; (en frases interrogativas) anybody; anyone
si viene alguien if somebody comes; if anybody comes; ¿viste a alguien? did you see anybody?; para alguien que conozca la materia for anybody who is familiar with the subject; alguien se lo habrá dicho somebody or other must have told him; se cree alguien he thinks he's somebody
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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